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  • Networks Service

    Mesonet API Services

    Returns metadata and analytics on the networks within the Mesonet dataset

    Request Format

    Returns a list of networks both current and previous that have data within the Mesonet dataset. You can also explore networks here.

    This service returns basic information regarding restricted networks. Meaning you may see networks that will require an upgraded service account to access.

    Acquiring data from this web service requires certain parameters. When encoding URLs, all parameters are separated using the ampersand (&) character and their value is indicated by an equal sign (=). Below is a list of accepted parameters.

    Optional Parameters

    Response Format Parameters

    Request Response

    JSON Format

    The Network service will return its results in a single organized and self describing JSON object. At a minimum, every request will return a JSON object with a "SUMMARY" field.

    An example JSON response would be:

      "MNET": [
          "CATEGORY": "6",
          "REPORTING_STATIONS": 57,
          "LAST_OBSERVATION": "2018-01-19T15:50:00Z",
          "URL": null,
          "PERCENT_REPORTING": 98.28,
          "PERIOD_CHECKED": 120,
          "TOTAL_STATIONS": 64,
          "ACTIVE_STATIONS": 58,
          "LONGNAME": "University of Utah MesoWest Mesonet",
          "SHORTNAME": "UUNET",
          "PERCENT_ACTIVE": 90.63,
          "ID": "153"
        "SUMMARY": {
          "NUMBER_OF_OBJECTS": 123,
          "RESPONSE_CODE": 1,
          "RESPONSE_MESSAGE": "OK",
          "RESPONSE_TIME": "0.164985656738 ms"