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Annual Image Services

The Annual Image Services returns time series data responses for solar and meteorological data to be used directly by applications.

  • Provides parameters as annual statistics values period with annual sum, average, maximum, and/or minimum values available.
  • All solar parameters are available on a 1° x 1° latitude and longitude global grid, while meteorological parameters are available on a 0.5° x 0.5° latitude and longitude global grid.
  • Solar parameters are derived from NASA's GEWEX SRB R4-IP archive (Jan. 1, 1984 – Dec. 31, 2000), CERES SYN1deg archive (Jan. 1, 2001 – to within a few months of real time), and NASA’s CERES FLASHFlux project (End of CERES – to within about 7-days of real time).
  • Meteorological parameters are derived from the NASA's GMAO MERRA-2 assimilation model (Jan. 1, 1981 - Dec. 31, 2013).
Click Here for The REST Endpoints


These sites are not viewable in a web browser but will be accessible in the both Esri ArcGIS applications and Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) applications.

Solar Data


Meteorological Data


Wind Component Data


Request Structure

Please refer to the ArcGIS REST API Documentation.