RSS feed that provides daily pollen counts??

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Anyone know of an RSS feed that provides daily pollen counts??

Would love to include it on my display.

thanks!
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I'm not aware of a feed that will provide that information.

Weather web pages would probably be the best bet however.
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Weather.com and WeatherUnderground both have pollen counts as part of their API. You have to pay for it.

If you can parse JSON data, Claritin also has a web API that is free:
http://www.claritin.com/weatherpollenservice/weatherpollenservice.svc/getforecast/[zipcode]


(I don't know if this works in non-US countries)

You'll get back an array of 4 data points: \"forecast\":[0.6,1.0,8.3,9.0]
This is your 4 day forecast. The first one is current pollen count. The scale is from 0 -12 if you'd like to make a thermometer or other GUI element.

(9.0 on Friday? At this rate tweakers are going to cook down their Meth to get the Sudafed back!)

It also has the primary type of pollen: \"pp\":\" Birch and Sweetgum.\"

(That's important to your hay-fever sufferers)

Hope this helps!
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I need both the pollen count and AQI . Which Weather api provides this info? I need it urgently for US and UK area.
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Akshata,

This website has a few RSS feeds available for AQI. It looks like they mainly have air quality reports for major metropolitan areas:

http://feeds.enviroflash.info/

I didn't see any RSS feeds for pollen count, although there are many pages out there that provide the data for no cost (at least for my area in the US). This page has a pretty good graphical representation of the pollen count that seems like it could be easily incorporated into a presentation:

http://pollen.aaaai.org/nab/index.cfm...

Justin
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Justin,

I tried hard searching if " Weather.com and WeatherUnderground both have pollen counts as part of their API." but I didnt find it .I need temperature, humidity, wind speed , pollen count and AQI all in one API.
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Did you find a source for these? How extensive is the geographic coverage?
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Air now is the best place for AQI.
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Akshata,

I was not able to find an API that has all of that information.

Justin
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Justin,

Thanks a lot. Your answers were very useful .
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Adding to the sources of where you might find pollen data is:

http://symptoms.webmd.com/seasonal-al...

You could use the RiseVision web page gadget to crop-out just the pollen map for a specific city/postal code?