Drought Concerns Increase Demand for CustomWeather’s Forecast Data

11-Apr-2018 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 8:30 AM Print This Post

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#agriculture–As drought remains an urgent concern throughout India, CustomWeather,
, a specialized provider of high resolution weather forecast and
alert services, is experiencing a rapid increase in demand for weather
data for India’s agriculture community. CustomWeather provides the
agriculture industry with the ability to integrate and track critical
data such as total rain, number of rainy days, days with temperatures
above a certain threshold, and comparisons to other seasons.

CustomWeather offers a variety of forecast services and analysis that
are well-suited to the needs of farmers to minimize risk and to plan

  • Customized global alerts and advisories, including pest and disease
  • High resolution short-term and 9-months-out seasonal forecasting data
    for individual farms as well as entire regions
  • Detailed soil moisture and soil temperature (forecasts and analysis)
  • Detailed precipitation products including alerts for floods, wind, ice
    and snow
  • Historical data that empowers clients to run analytics for planting,
    growing and crop yield
  • Temperatures mapped at extremely high resolutions across individual
    farms to determine heat-susceptibility, etc.

CustomWeather also offers NDVI (normalized difference vegetation index)
data, which is GIS-based, providing for points, areas, and offers zonal
stats by crop areas. Other services include LIS (land information
system) and satellite-derived precipitation. LIS data is delivered at 15
km resolution and soil moisture is provided for 4 different levels.

Other agricultural weather products delivered by CustomWeather include:

  • Historical data to develop averages, variability, or range statistics;
    these are provided in formats that are consistent with current and
    forecast methods
  • Parameters for season-to-date that can be summarized and compared to
    typical and/or reference seasons
  • Maps and charts for any parameter or derived parameter such as total
    rainfall, percentage of normal rainfall, and days of rainfall
  • Season-to-date growing degree days with comparisons to typical or
    other seasons. Charts are available for any variable and can include
    counts of above- or below-normal thresholds

For India and Pan-Asia Sales:

Jackson Jolly



[email protected]

About CustomWeather, Inc.

CustomWeather is a San Francisco-based provider of high resolution
weather forecast and alert services. CustomWeather generates granular
weather forecasts for over 200 countries worldwide, providing
sophisticated weather services to leading companies in numerous
industries including Insurance, Agriculture, Utilities, Oil and Gas,
Offshore Drilling and Exploration, Transportation, Mobile, and Media.
For more information, visit www.CustomWeather.com.


CustomWeather, Inc.
Susan Flint
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