Facts about Yr

Yr is the joint online weather service from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute (met.no) and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK).

These two public institutions have worked together since 1923 transmitting weather forecasts to Norway and abroad.

Yr is unique in Europe because of our very detailed weather forecasts and our free data policy. Information about the free weather data service.

Yr was released in September 2007 and quickly became a popular site in Norway. A survey in June 2008, showed that 87 percent of the Norwegian population knew about Yr, and today up to 9 million use it every week.


What can I find on Yr?

Yr offers weather forecasts in English (in additon to Norwegian Nynorsk and Norwegian Bokmål) for around 1 million places in Norway and 10 million places worldwide.

In addition to the weather forecasts, Yr provides news and facts related to weather and climate in Norwegian.


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