[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [O] Google-weather.el and the Latest Git Version of Org-mode

From: Ian Barton
Subject: Re: [O] Google-weather.el and the Latest Git Version of Org-mode
Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2012 08:54:28 +0100
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:15.0) Gecko/20120828 Thunderbird/15.0

On 31/08/12 14:19, Carson Chittom wrote:
Jude DaShiell <address@hidden> writes:

It might be near time to investigate wunderground.com and loose google for
weather before igoogle disappears.  Other weather sites capable of text
output may also be available, I haven't investigated that yet.

For those in the US, the National Weather Service has forecasts
available in XML, which could be parsed, requestable via latitude and
longitude.  I haven't done anything with that other than noting its
existence.  URL seems to be

There is also Yahoo, which uses The Weather Channel. Their official interface is documented at http://developer.yahoo.com/weather/ This returns a three day forecast. However, there is an undocumented interface that returns a five day forecast. See http://xml.weather.yahoo.com/forecastrss/UKXX0718_c.xml for an example forecast.

I have a python script that uses the undocumented interface, which I'll put on Github when I have tidied it up a bit. It doesn't look too hard to adapt the current googleweather.el script to use Yahoo.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]