AccuWeather Global Weather Center – December 14, 2016 – AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today released the results of a new report by ForecastWatch, a leading weather forecast monitoring and assessment company, recognizing AccuWeather as the clear leader in superior accuracy.
ForecastWatch’s report of combined one-to-five-day-out high and low temperature forecasts, ranking top providers of consumer weather forecasts worldwide, collected 11.4 million high and low temperature forecasts for 1,145 locations throughout the world for the first six months of 2016 and compared them with the actual high temperature, low temperature, and overall temperature – average of the high and low temperature – occurring each forecasted day.
The third-party evaluation names AccuWeather the most accurate source of overall temperature forecasts measured through a mean “absolute error” score and percentage of forecasts within three degrees. AccuWeather is also first in high temperature forecast accuracy, in addition to the top ranking in low temperature forecast accuracy, both measured in mean absolute error scores and percentage of forecasts within three degrees.
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