Simple Weather Indicator is simple and elegant indicator designed to get weather information right on the panel. It is developed using Python languages and uses an in-house open source weather API called Eris to get the current weather condition of the user's location.
It only can display weather of one location at a time but with very detailed information; like Rain, Humidity, Wind speed, Cloudiness, Weather pressure and Visibility. You can either let it detect your location automatically or you can set location manually by entering Latitude and Longitude of the location you want get weather information. As I tested the automatic location detection isn't very accurate, for better results manual method which I will show you how easy it is to get longitude and latitude.

simple weather indicator


  • Simple & elegant
  • Fairly easy to Configure
  • Automatic location detection or manual location
  • Show/hide location from panel/indicator
  • Enable/disable indicator startup
  • Temperature scale support (Celsius, Fahrenheit)
  • Rounding weather temperature
  • Overall weather condition
  • Humidity level
  • Wind speed
  • Weather cloudiness
  • Weather pressure
  • Weather visibility

simple weather indicator
To setup manual location for simple weather indicator, use Google Maps as shown in the following screenshot to get the longitude and latitude.

How to Install?

Available for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety/17.04/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 18/17/and other related Ubuntu derivatives
To install Simple Weather Indicator in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

It is also available via AUR for ArchLinux, for other Linux distributions checkout this page.
What weather application do you use in the OS?
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