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[ aws . forecast ]



Creates a forecast for each item in the TARGET_TIME_SERIES dataset that was used to train the predictor. This is known as inference. To retrieve the forecast for a single item at low latency, use the operation. To export the complete forecast into your Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket, use the CreateForecastExportJob operation.

The range of the forecast is determined by the ForecastHorizon value, which you specify in the CreatePredictor request, multiplied by the DataFrequency value, which you specify in the CreateDataset request. When you query a forecast, you can request a specific date range within the forecast.

To get a list of all your forecasts, use the ListForecasts operation.


The forecasts generated by Amazon Forecast are in the same time zone as the dataset that was used to create the predictor.

For more information, see howitworks-forecast .


The Status of the forecast must be ACTIVE before you can query or export the forecast. Use the DescribeForecast operation to get the status.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--forecast-name <value>
--predictor-arn <value>
[--forecast-types <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--forecast-name (string)

A name for the forecast.

--predictor-arn (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the predictor to use to generate the forecast.

--forecast-types (list)

The quantiles at which probabilistic forecasts are generated. You can specify up to 5 quantiles per forecast. Accepted values include 0.01 to 0.99 (increments of .01 only) and mean . The mean forecast is different from the median (0.50) when the distribution is not symmetric (e.g. Beta, Negative Binomial). The default value is ["0.1", "0.5", "0.9"] .


"string" "string" ...

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


ForecastArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the forecast.