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I am developing a website and am looking for an easy piece of code that I can add to a webpage that will display the weather for today and also for the next 5 days for a given location (Wellington, New Zealand).

I have fund some resources on-line, yet I am looking for a horizontal weather display, rather than a vertical display.

What is the easiest to implement and what do people recommend?

I would prefer a piece of code to just copy/paste into a HTML page, but if an API exists, that is easy to use, then I may look into using that.


I have found the following link that has the information that I am looking for:

Here is a screenshot of what I am wanting to display on my own webpage:

Can I please have some help to input the correct code into a HTML document to display this information shown above.

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Here are a couple of options that will get you rolling within a few minutes. Unfortunately, you may not find all of the features you're looking for (as far as layout and functionality are both concerned) in one location...

  • Weather Underground has Widgets for current conditions, two-day forecasts, tropical weather, and a myriad of others. There are a variety of layouts you can choose from, and their two-day forecast sticker best matches your specifications for a horizontal widget with forecast data. WU is generally very reliable and trustworthy weather resource.


  • AccuWeather has a nice widget that displays current conditions, a 4-day forecast, and a radar. The radar is generally pretty unreliable and overly sensitive when it comes to snowfall, in my experience. Still though, the data presented is very thorough. I'm not seeing a good horizontal display on there, but there are some thinner vertical ones at least.


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Thanks Hyper. Can you please look at my updated question. – user22707 Jan 24 '13 at 0:40
@user22707 For the scope of what you want to do, I think you'll be limited to the stickers that Weather Underground has provided for quick and easy copying/pasting. They do have an API here that you can use if you really need such a robust dataset, but it will require some coding to implement and it is not free to use in a public setting. After some more searching it seems that they can also create custom stickers for you, for a fee. – Anthony Neace Jan 24 '13 at 0:51
OK. Thank you for your time. – user22707 Jan 24 '13 at 2:08

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