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Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: July 21, 2021, 11:38 AM »
Looks like local temperatures there are not very accurate... the most accurate I found is Weather Underground, but it doesn't have a desktop app.

What means accurate? The weather station in my town is 20km outside, near the airport. So it would never be the exact weather in my street. I went past a pharmacy the other day, on a street corner, each side with a bit thermometer, with 2°C difference just a street side away. Shadow, less sun, etc. Under trees, it's quite fresher than in plain street. It's accurate for the airport, yes!

And I still prefer sWeather...

Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: July 19, 2021, 12:50 PM »
WeatherBar uses OpenWeatherMap (click on Menu, bottom of page)

Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: July 09, 2021, 11:57 PM »
I just tried for Morocco, there is no data on the german DWD server. :-(
I think that the world wide data is not quite so complete as everyone using sWeather would like.

On the other hand, the public norwegian weather service does give a result for Morocco:
(43°C today, ouff, hot, but also quite normal for this region)

I think perhaps this second one is the best free solution at this moment, without giving away user data and without a personal API key, like OpenWeatherMap.

I'm quite excited to see the next version of sWeather soon. I look so often to the empty icon on my taskbar... missing it so much :-D

Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: June 25, 2021, 03:13 PM »
Thanks for your answer. Since both are linked to public services, and not private companies, it seams a better solution, perhaps even more sustainable?

I took a look at this one as well, thanks, but it doesn't appear to work for locations outside Germany?  Maybe I missed something?

I thought so, too, at first, but I tried coordinates of other countries, and it gave accurate returns. I tried also for Atlanta:
It returns less lines, less data, but picks a station in Altanta (bottom of page, 'source')
But it's also an open source project in development, so... it picks the data which is proposed from the open data of DWD.

Thanks for this soft and your time to get it work again :-D

Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: June 24, 2021, 10:12 PM »
I'm also a long time user of this little piece of software, and would like to see it working again.
I was looking for free services, and I found these two here:

- from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute:
There are even several language outputs...

- Open Data API for the German meteorological service (Open source!):

Hope that helps to offer at least two alternatives... or even implement both and change by click.

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