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Weather on the Command line

Terminal - Weather on the Command line
curl -s "http://www.google.com/ig/api?weather=New%20York" | sed 's|.*<temp_f data="\([^"]*\)"/>.*|\1|'
2010-02-08 23:06:48
User: matthewbauer
Functions: sed
-1
Weather on the Command line

Will return temperature in Fahrenheit of a location (New York City in example).

Uses a Google API.

Alternatives

There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
lynx -dump http://api.wunderground.com/weatherstation/WXCurrentObXML.asp?ID=KCALOSAN32 | grep GMT | awk '{print $3}'
2010-02-05 19:17:18
User: editorreilly
Functions: awk grep
5

Get your weather from a weather station just blocks from your home. Go to http://www.wunderground.com/wundermap/ and find a weather station near you. Click on a temperature bubble for that area. When the window pops up, click on hypertext link with the station ID, then on the bottom right of the page, click on the Current Conditions XML. Thats your link! Good luck!

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What others think

Your Google Weather API example does not work for me :(

Comment by o0110o 281 weeks and 2 days ago

Now that you have changed the command it works! :) Thanks!

Comment by o0110o 281 weeks and 2 days ago

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