In the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) you can find the answers to the most important questions and answers around the Meteonorm.

Meteonorm 8

Serial of version 7.3 de-activated after upgrading to version 8

License for Version 8

Automatic update is failing

When the automatic update is failing, you need to manually download and install a new Meteonorm version.

Serial numbers for version 8.0

For version 8.0 you need a new 16 digit serial number.

How to move the software to another computer?

Computer crash, new OS or just the need to move the meteonorm software to another computer?

Differences from the demo version to the full version

Differences to the full version

How to install and register Meteonorm?

Meteonorm 8 can be easily installed and registered.

How to report a software bug?

You have found a software bug and no FAQ could solve it?

How to move personal data from version 7 to 8

Personal data like user defined stations, user formats or downloaded hourly data can be moved to version 8.

Meteonorm 7

Comparison to

Sonnendach (Swiss solar cadastre) shows higher radiation values than Meteonorm. The reason for this are different data sources and time periods.

Test reference years Switzerland

Typical meteorological years of the "Merkblatt" 2028 of the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (sia)

An unhandled exception happens during registration

While trying to register Meteonorm an unhandled exception occurs and the software crashes: remote name could not be resolved:

How to upgrade my existing, older meteonorm software to version 8?

Do you still run Meteonorm version 7.1 (2014), 7.2 (2017) or 7.3 (2018) on your computer? Then it's time for an upgrade.

Meteonorm 6

Version 6: end of life

The support of version 6 is stopped after 15 years and 8 years of publication of version 7. No upgrade discounts are given any more.

How to move the software version 6 to another computer?

Computer crash, new OS or just the need to move Meteonorm to another computer? You can either reinstall version 6.1 or take the opportunity to upgrade to version 7.


Difference map Meteonorm version

The difference maps show the difference between the global horizontal radiation (GHI) and direct normal radiation (DNI) between version 7.1 and 7 and version 7 and version 6.1.

Definition of direct and diffuse radiation

Description of direct and diffuse parts of global radiation