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I would like to get WMO weather stations observations daily reports from the web in file or web-service form. According to WMO Resolution 40 -info- this data should be availiable in text form with SYNOP codes.

Does anyone know a place to look for this data?

I've looked through NCEP and NASA sites, and didn't find the dataset itself.

I've found only http://www.ogimet.com site, that provides data in html and txt form, but you have to specify a WMO station index or a region - so no service for global coverage (all WMO stations). I suppose this site gets information from the resource, that I'm looking for.

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SYNOP data (and some data from ships and mobile land stations) in text form from the last 25 hours is (re-)published by the NWS department of the NOAA. Note that SYNOP in text form (Traditional Alphanumeric Code, TAC) is being replaced by the BUFR format; some countries (e.g. Germany) have stopped to provide TAC. NOAA also has BUFR data.

Note that this data is still owned by the original provider, further processing may be restricted.

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this site will give you hourly observations for up to 4000 synop observations at the main hours of 0000,0600,1200,1800.

http://weather.cod.edu/digatmos/syn/ I started developing mapping programs about 1990 which grew into a very complex system used by many amateurs as well as some private forecasting companies. due to the lack of support by Microsoft Visual Basic 6 was no longer usable on later versions of windows and I was forced to cease further development. a few urls are now out of date but 95% of the system still works. The system METEOSCREEN COLLECTS THE DATA AUTOMATICALLY AND THEN PLOTS A VARIETY OF MAPS FOR THAT HOUR. I AM NO LONGER FULLY SUPOORTING IT BUT I AM WILLING TO GIVE SOME BASIC HELP TO GET IT GOING. IT ALSO DOES METARS.

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    Please, edit your post and fix grammar and uppercase. – aldo_tapia Nov 6 '17 at 11:22

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