yr.no is the joint online weather service from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute ( met.no ) and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation ( NRK ).These two public institutions have worked together for more than 70 years in the area of weather forecasting services in Norway.
yr.no is unique in Europe because of our very detailed weather forecasts and our free data policy. Information about the free weather data service.
yr.no was released in September 2007 and quickly became a popular site in Norway. A survey in june 2008, showed that 87 percent of the Norwegian population knows yr.no, and 1,3 million use it every week.
What can I find on yr.no?
yr.no offers weather forecasts in English (in additon to Norwegian Nynorsk and Norwegian Bokmål) for more than 700,000 places in Norway and 6.3 million places worldwide.
In addition to the weather forecasts, yr.no provides news and facts related to weather and climate in Norwegian.
Shortcuts to main cities
Here are shortcuts to weather forecast in English for main cities around Norway and some major tourist attractions (use the search field on top to find other attractions). Please use the left menu for international forecasts.
Use the search field on top of the page or browse by clicking on the geographical left menu.
Explaination of the weather symbols used on yr.no.
Weather forecasts on yr.no are based on data provided by Norwegian Meteorological Institute and its international partner institutions such as European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) and European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT).
From September 2007 weather data has been made available for everyone for free. See more information about our free data policy (in Norwegian only).
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