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Weather Free

Weather Free

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+ By Bjørn Stensrud

Widget with forecasts from over 8.7 million places worldwide delivered by the norwegian meteorological institute (yr.no), updated several times each day. Search or show the forecast for your current location.

Shows forecast for the next part of the day (morning, day, evening or night) and forecasts for the next 3 days.

4x1 and 4x2 layouts with selectable backgrounds and lock screen widget available.

Precise geo-positioning even without using gps, with 4 area sizes (local area, district, community and county) and adjustable position update frequency.

Touch the widget to show the meteogram, a detailed graphical display of the forecast for the next 2 days. Touch the update icon (2 arrows) to manually update position and forecast.

Optional calendar with clock, day, date and week number or more detailed forecast.

Optimized for minimum data and battery usage. Tips to even further optimize this:
- Use network positioning, low position update frequency and forecasts for larger areas (less updates when moving).

Forecasts shown in english or norwegian.

--> If you have problems getting it to start, please make sure you have location services enabled! Go to your phone settings, select "Location services" and make sure at least location with wireless networks are enabled. <--

Tip: If the place you get when using "my position" is incorrect, try to search for the correct place, and choose this. When you select "use my position" the next time, it remembers this place, and uses it when you are nearby.

Ad free version available.

--> Many thanks to Jem for valuable testing and feedback!

Tags: 4x2 my location weather widget, yr.no big weather icons, weather...free, weatherfree.

Recently changed in this version

* New icons from yr, 2 sets selectable (modern and classic)
* Added lockscreen widget
* Tablet support (7" and 10")
* Fixed HTC support
* Forecast update issue fixed
* Fixed offline forecast display
* Adjusted font sizes


Comments and ratings for Weather Free
  • (62 stars)

    by Trond L on 02/04/2014

    ...but the update of clock/weather info occasionly stops and does not start until phone is restarted. Galaxy S4. Can this be fixed?

  • (62 stars)

    by Jurko Findra on 01/03/2014

  • (62 stars)

    by Bjørnar Berg on 04/02/2014

    Funker utmerket.

  • (62 stars)

    by Davor Svarbic on 30/12/2013

    I used for my home screen. It's stable, good looking and useful.

  • (62 stars)

    by Fredrik Bengtsson on 21/09/2013

    This looks great but even though its labeled as 4x2 it is rendered as 3x2 with no option to resize. Because of this it can't be centred on the home screen. Would be 5 star otherwise. This app has the distinct advantage over the BBC weather app of being available outside the UK.

  • (62 stars)

    by Harold Cataquet on 11/09/2013

    The BBC weather app is the gold standard. This widget is slower to update and does not give you the same level of detail as the BBC app.

  • (62 stars)

    by Kenneth Jonassen on 09/04/2013

    Rapporterer feil her i Las Vegas, NV.. Mener det skal snø og være rundt null grader... Resten ligger nok nærmere 20 utover dagen. Fungerer svært bra hjemme i Norge.