Weather Mac Menu Bar

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Introducing Forecast Bar for Mac

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Mac OS X: There are plenty of ways to quickly check the weather on your Mac, but nothing is easier than just glancing up at your menu bar. Meteorologist not only provides you with the current. In mac there is side menu slider like iphone’s have. Mac’s side menu bar also contains notifications list and widgets. In widgets it has weather forecasting, stocks, calendar, events and many more. Contents show How to add your favourite stocks in mac menu bar.

  • Forecast Bar review: Put an iPhone weather app in your Mac’s menu bar Know if you should grab your umbrella when you head out for lunch, without looking at your phone.
  • Status Menus, also called Menu Bar Icons, are the small menus that appear on the right side of your Mac's menu bar.

Check the weather conditions up to 70 years in the past or future.

Minute-by-Minute

Hyper-local, down to the minute preciptation forecasts make sure you're never caught in the rain or snow.

Daily Weather Reports

Receive personalized daily weather reports for any location, at any time you wish.

iCloud Sync

Automatically syncs your locations and settings across iOS, Apple TV and Mac!

MenuWeather Mac Menu Bar

Menu Bar/Dock App

Display the weather in your menu bar, or in your dock.

Radar

Monitor storms closely with our beautiful, built-in, animated radar maps.

Today Widget

Get quick access to your weather via the Today Center Widget.

Background Updates

Forecast Bar automatically updates in the background ensuring you always have the most recent weather conditions.

Weather Apps For Mac Desktop

  • Forecast Bar is the next best thing to having Dark Sky on your Mac. Keep it in the menu bar or let it sit in your Dock. Enable certain notifications and display a three-day, five-day or seven-day forecast — up to you. With its detailed weather and range of customization options, it should very quickly take your Mac by storm.
    - George Tinari, Cult of Mac
  • Put an iPhone weather app in your Mac's menu bar. A fully customizable menu bar utility with a minimal, clean interface, it places a premium on simplicity to deliver an excellent snapshot of the world outside your window.
    - Michael Simon, Macworld
  • It’s a pretty powerful little weather app that’s customizable enough that just about anyone can find a use for it.
    - Thorin Klosowski, Lifehacker
  • Big fan of Forecast Bar menubar app for OSX. Clean and well done.
    - Paul Kedrosky

A simple and clean AeroWeather version for your Mac. Shows METAR and TAF in the well known AeroWeather layout from iPhone and iPad. Quickly access your favorite airport weather on your Mac.

Requires macOS 10.12 (Sierra) or higher.

Features

Mac Menu Bar Settings

  • Menu bar application for fast access (Menulet)
  • Today Widget (shows airport which is marked as favorite)
  • Dark mode (requires macOS 10.14 Mojave or higher)
  • Menu bar display optionally rotates through list
  • Customizable menu bar (airport identifier with either flightrule, temperature, or wind)
  • Sortable list (by user-defined, name, ICAO, IATA, country) of airports in well known AeroWeather layout (with raw or decoded METAR)
  • Detail view with METAR, TAF (raw or decoded), and station information
  • Read out of METAR (similar to ATIS) when swiping a station in list to the right (English voice only)
  • Calculates presssure altitude, density altitude, and windchill or heat index
  • AWOS data for US airports (where available) with phone support (either via Skype or connected iPhone)
  • Customizable formats and units
  • Sharing of METAR/TAF via E-Mail (raw and decoded), Twitter, Facebook, Messages etc.
  • Printing of METAR/TAF (raw and decoded) for selected airport
  • Export and (limited*) import of stations (from/to iOS version)
  • Available in Chinese (Simplified), Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish, Swedish

* for backup files from iOS only the first group will be imported. A group from iOS can either replace the existing list or be append to the existing list.

AeroWeather Menu Bar Frequently Asked Questions

> How to add stations?
Click on the + button (top left). Select one or many station(s) in the airport browser and drag them in the station list (upper part of the window). It’s also possible to add an airport by double-clicking it.

> How to remove stations from the list?
Select one or multiple stations and click on the – button (top left).

> The menu bar doesn’t show any weather data.
Make sure you have set a station as favorite by clicking on the “star” button (right above the detail view on the left side) and that in settings the appropriate menu bar style is selected.

> How set/change the station in the today widget?
Set a favorite station as described above (star button). Currently only one station can be shown in the today widget. The widget uses the same airport as is shown in the menu bar. The today widget runs independently of the AeroWeather app. The app does not have to be open in order to use the widget.

> Why are not all features from AeroWeather on iOS implemented?
Due to the nature of the app (menu bar app) space is limited. However, more features will be added in future updates.

> How often are METAR/TAF updated?
Data is updated every ten minutes. You can manually update any time with refresh button (bottom left button).

> Can I transfer my stations from the iOS version of AeroWeather?
Yes, this is possible. The entire list can be exported as a group to iOS AeroWeather Pro. For backup files from iOS AeroWeather Pro only the first group will be imported. A group from iOS can either replace the existing list or be append to the existing list. Import/Export can also be used to just make a backup on the Mac version.

Further Information

Credits Translations

Chinese by 邵大海
Danish by Jacob Olsen
Dutch by Marcel Lindenbergh
Finnish by Mika Hissa, Matti Karjalainen
French by Patrick Scheidegger
Italian by Alberto Antonini, PJ Lansbergen a.k.a. Gran Maestro
Japanese by 寺島千晶
Norwegian by Leif Eirik Skaue
Polish by Marcin Leszczuk
Portuguese (Brazilian) by Vinicius Ayres de Araujo (Comanche – 183.599) based on version by Marcello Marques Loriato (LTO)
Spanish by Alejandro Radina
Swedish by Bengt Bergholm