Free Sidebar Gadgets for Windows 10/8.1/7 Desktop

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Weather Monitor overview

Version 7.3 released at 11/24/2017

Weather Monitor

Weather Monitor is a non-intrusive and real-time weather prediction Windows 10 sidebar gadget designed for displays the current and future weather conditions in your and/or any city in the world. As you open the gadget a lot of information will show up like current temperature, the atmospheric pressure, air humidity, visibility (expressed in km), UV index, wind and precipitation. In addition to that, the exact sunrise and sunset hours, and the lunar phase are featured in the application ans the time when the update was made (default 30 min but users always have the choice to change it).

Aside from tracking the current weather, main screen also presents a three different small button that enables you to open into fly-out window information the weather forecast for the following nine days, astronomy information about Sunrise, Sunset, Moonrise, Moonset and rising and setting of other planets of the solar system and information geomagnetic storms monitor. See deatails about Geomagnetic storms scales.

The settings panel is quite extensive. You can change measurement of all weather units, provided by gadget. Also you can select city in the world where the weather you wish to track. There are two way to select the city. Choose city code from the list, provided by gadget. It contain many most populars cities in the world. You can see How to find my city topic for details. If you can'y see your city in the list, try to find your city code using our instrument for Find my city code for Weather Monitor.

Furthermore, you can opt to show or hide some of the details about weather condition, change all colors include background and change the icons used in the gadget.

Weather condition provided by Accuweather.
Geomagnetic storms scales is kindly provided by Space Weather Prediction Center National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Special features

  1. Move mouse over weather picture (left up corner in main window or into fly-out window) for show additional information.
  2. Click on refresh icon refresh for refresh gadget.
  3. Click on Forecast icon for open forecast into fly-out window.
  4. Click on Solar System icon for open astronomy into fly-out window.
  5. Click on Geamagnetic Storms icon for open geomagnetic storms monitor into fly-out window.
  6. Move mouse over sunrise or sunset for show day length.
  7. Move mouse over city string for show state/region/country.

Show changelog

Version 7.3 - Eliminate unnecessary code. (Released at 11/24/2017).

Version 7.2 - Eliminate "Adjust clock for daylight savings time" in #2 settings tab option. Add new "Time" tab in options. (Released at 11/12/2017).

Version 7.1 - "Adjust clock for daylight savings time" in #2 settings tab option added. (Released at 10/13/2017).

Version 7.0 - Add possibility to get data from accuweather site in metric or imperial system. Improve work with imperial system. (Released at 09/16/2017).

Version 6.8 - Improve code. Minor improvements in usability. (Released at 08/30/2017).

Version 6.7 - Improve usability. (Released at 08/24/2017).

Version 6.6 - Cosmetic changes in a main window. (Released at 07/25/2017).

Version 6.5 - Fixed bug with wrong showing after sleep mode. (Released at 06/22/2017).

Version 6.4 - Overhauled HTML. Fixed bug. (Released at 06/19/2017).

Version 6.3 - Cosmetic changes.

Version 6.1 - Improve code. Improve settings usability.

Version 6.0 - Fixed working under Windows 10 Insider Preview 14931.

Version 5.9 - New cities added. Added link to city code constructor.

Version 5.8 - New cities added.

Version 5.7 - New city added. Improve error procedures under Windows 10.

Version 5.6 - Fixed bug under Windows 10.

Version 5.5 - New cities added. Change location output. Move mouse over city string for show state/region/country. Fixed bug under Windows 10.

Version 5.4 - New city added.

Version 5.3 - New city added.

Version 5.2 - Added "pause before run gadget" #3 settings tab.

Version 5.1 - Fixed bug with wrong geomagnetic storms output.

Version 5.0 - Added geomagnetic storms flyout.

Version 4.1 - Cosmetic changes in settings. New cities added.

Version 4.0 - Change city finding algorithm because accuweather change API.

Version 3.1 - Improve settings. Change update notifier algorithm.

Version 3.0 - Move mouse over sunrise or sunset into flyout for show day length.

Version 2.9 - Fixed wrong determine Moon phase into flyout.

Version 2.8 - On barometric pressure for inches include two numbers to the right of the decimal point.

Version 2.7 - Improve code.

Version 2.6 - Move mouse over sunrise or sunset for show day length.

Version 2.5 - Improve code. Added astronomy flyout.

Version 2.4 - Improve usability.

Version 2.3 - Allow to hide many gadget's elements. Added different date formats.

Version 2.2 - Improve usability.

Version 2.1 - Added new options. Added two types of weather icons.

Version 2.0 - Added the option to change Precipitation to inches.

Version 1.9 - Added information about Moon phases.

Version 1.8 - Fix problem when you run more than one gadget after restarting computer.

Version 1.7 - Improve interface. Added new weather icons.

Version 1.6 - Wrong version.

Version 1.5 - Added delay on start. Added "Don't save city to settings". Use this option if you need run more than one gadget to other locations.

Version 1.4 - Fixed bad output when no internet connection.

Version 1.3 - Fixed bad flyout output when size more than 100%.

Version 1.2 - Added up to 9 days forecast. Added flyout setting.

Version 1.1 - Make asynchronous procedures. Added help. Fixed typo.

Version 1.0 - Initial release.