Weather Watcher 5.6.25

Weather Watcher is your personal Windows desktop weather station. Automatically retrieve the current conditions, hourly forecast, daily forecast, detailed forecast, severe weather alerts from the National Weather Service (US only), and weather maps for over 77,000 cities world-wide. The current conditions can be quickly viewed by holding your mouse pointer over the Weather Watcher system tray icon.

Weather Watcher will allow you to automatically retrieve your weather data at a set interval, display the current temperature in a customized tray icon, display the current condition image in a tray icon, designate which weather information is displayed in the Weather Watcher system tray tooltip, convert the weather data using almost any conversion, display a weather map as your desktop wallpaper, log the weather data in any format, export the weather data in any format, customize the look of the Weather Watcher interface and icons via skins, and much more.

Features:

  • Forecasts available for 77,000+ cities world-wide
  • Current weather conditions
  • 46-hour forecast
  • 10-day day/night forecast
  • Severe weather alerts from National Weather Service (US only)
  • 450+ weather maps
  • 18+ weather unit conversion choices
  • Locally export and log weather data
  • Skinned interface/forecasts
  • Customizable system tray icon/tooltip
  • Dual tray icons for temperature and condition image
  • Proxy server support
  • Smaller memory footprint than other weather software
What's New:
  • ADDED: Hundreds of new weather maps (most in the US)
  • ADDED: "Precipitation" (POP) to the "Values to Show in Tray Tooltip" section of the Weather Watcher Options "Tray Tooltip" tab
  • ADDED: Added "-i" and "-id" command line parameters to force Weather Watcher to save its settings in an .INI file within the Weather Watcher program folder (instead of the registry). The "-i" parameter will tell Weather Watcher to use the current Windows
  • CHANGED: Weather Watcher user settings files have been moved from the Weather Watcher program folder to the current user's Windows profile
  • CHANGED: Modified the size and format of the Weather Watcher Options window to fit 800x600 resolution (@ 96 DPI)
  • CHANGED: Renamed Weather Watcher Options "Proxy" tab to "Internet"
  • CHANGED: Moved "Only download updates when connected..." from "Auto Update" and "Wallpaper" tabs to the "Internet" tab
  • FIXED: Added new download method to prevent DL.EXE from locking up while downloading weather data
  • FIXED: Wallpaper issue that was related to the "Path/File access" error message
  • FIXED: Celsius temperature conversion in the detailed (daily text) weather forecast
  • FIXED: Improved the Weather Watcher Options window responsiveness
Download: Weather Watcher 5.6.25 (Freeware, 2.16MB)
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If this only had bigger and better looking icons in the system tray like "Weather Alarm Clock" I would install it and use all the time.