WeatherChecker is an open source weather reporting tool.

It is used on a number of the Wikinews sites to present a weather map which displays temperatures in Celsius or Fahrenheit for a selection of cities across the world.

Here is a sample weather report generated by WeatherChecker:

Aus C 21Feb2005at1530UTC

The user interface for WeatherChecker is implemented as a multi-panel, C# form window:

WeatherCheckerReportPanel WeatherCheckerStationPanel WeatherCheckerRegionPanel

The source code for WeatherChecker is available under the GNU General Public License (GPL) and can be downloaded from the WeatherChecker developer site, which is maintained by Wikinews contributor Ilya Haykinson. (Some of the information on the developer site is not up-to-date, so please check on this page for information about the latest features.)

Getting StartedEdit

Generating your first weather reportEdit

Automated reportingEdit

Customizing your weather reportsEdit

Selecting citiesEdit

Defining new regionsEdit

Future directions for WeatherCheckerEdit