How to Add Weather to Kodi

Kodi is an excellent media center for watching movies and TV shows. However, it is much more than this and can provide additional services. Checking the weather forecast in your Kodi is one cool feature you should have. There are several weather services available for Kodi, and you can choose the one you prefer.

The weather service selection menu
The weather service selection menu

Here is how to choose the weather service :

  • Launch Kodi
  • Click the Settings icon  Settings icon
  • Click Service settings
  • Hover Weather
  • Click Service for weather information
  • Click Get More…
  • Click the weather service you want

We recommend using Multi Weather, which gets weather data from Yahoo.

After adding the weather service, you need to configure your location for a forecast of your area. Here is how to configure it:

  • After clicking Multi Weather as your weather service, click Settings
  • Click Location 1
  • Enter your nearest large town and click OK

To see the weather forecast, go to the Kodi home page and click Weather.

You can get additional weather data for Multi Weather besides Yahoo. To do so, you first need to signup to Weatherbit to get a free API key.

After getting the API key, you need to configure it in the Multi Weather settings:

  • Hover over Additional
  • Click Download additional weather data to enable it
  • Click API key
  • Enter the Weatherbit API and click OK
  • Click OK in the Settings menu

You can get weather maps for Multi Weather. To do so, you first need to signup to OpenWeather to get a free API key.

After getting the API key, you need to configure it in the Multi Weather settings:

  • Hover over Maps
  • Click Download weather maps
  • Click API key
  • Enter the OpenWeather API and click OK
  • Click OK in the Settings menu

Another cool feature is the option to add the weather information to the top toolbar of Kodi. Here is how to do it:

  • Go to Kodi home page
  • Click the Settings icon  Settings icon
  • Click Interface settings
  • Click Configure skin
  • Click Show weather info in top bar to enable it

If you want to switch from Celsius to Fahrenheit or vice versa in the weather forecast, do the following:

  • Go to Kodi home page
  • Click the Settings icon  Settings icon
  • Click System settings
  • If the settings level  is basic or standard, then click on it and change it to advanced
  • Click Temperature unit to switch between Celsius to Fahrenheit or vice versa



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