How to manage Windows 8 Weather App

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Windows 8 Weather App is an useful application. You get weather details of your location and other locations right on your desktop.

windows 8 weather app

How to open Weather App

The Weather App appears in Windows 8 Metro start screen. It shows weather summery of your location. To see detailed weather information, click on the Weather App.
weather app

How to show temperature in Fahrenheit or Celsius

The weather app can display temperature in Fahrenheit or Celsius. You can select your unit.

  • Open Weather app.
  • Take your mouse to bottom left hand corner to pop out Start Panel. Now click Settings.
    windows 8 settings
  • This will open settings pane of Weather App in right side.
    weather app settings
  • Click Weather Preferences.
    Weather Preferences
  • Now select your temperature unit. You can select Fahrenheit or Celsius temperature unit. After selecting temperature unit, click back arrow button.
    weather App temperature unit

How to get hourly weather details in Weather App

By default weather app display weather details of today and next 5 days.
days weather details

But you can set weather app to display hourly details.

  • Open weather app.
  • Right click anywhere on the screen. This will open more options of weather app at bottom.
    weather app options
  • Click Clock icon.
    hourly option
  • The weather app will now display hourly weather details (at interval of 3 hours).
    hourly weather app details

How to see weather summery details of all cities

You can see weather summery of all cities in your list. From more options pane, click summery view icon.
weather app summery view

Weather App will now show weather summery of all cities in your list.
summery view

How to add a city in weather app

You can add remove cities from weather app. Weather app will display weather details of cities you have in your list.

  • Click Add city icon from more options pane.
  • Enter your city name. The app will search matching city.
  • Select the matching city to add in weather app.

How to remove a city from weather app

Go to weather details of that city. Now open more options pane and click “Remove City” icon.
remove city

How to change city of start screen

The weather app will display weather summery of location which is pinned on start screen. To change the location / city of weather app start screen, simply pinned the city / location which you want.

pin location

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2 Responses to How to manage Windows 8 Weather App

  1. how can I get the weather app from the metro screen, exactly as t appears on the metro screen to open from posting a shortcut on the classic start screen?

  2. John Dahl says:

    The weather app shows my location to be Bryson City NC. I don’t know or give a Damn where that is. How do I change it to Rockport, TX.?

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