WARNING: httplib2.URLError received None <urlopen error unknown url type: https>


Access to ECMWF servers is done over HTTPS. Your Python version does not support SSL (Secure Socket Layer) used by HTTPS.

To verify if SSL is enabled in your python , try the following:

>>> import socket
>>> socket.ssl
<function ssl at 0x4038b0>

If the output is not <function ssl at some_hex_number>, then you should rebuild or reinstall Python with ssl enabled.