wmfrog(1) a dockapp for showing weather in graphical way


wmfrog [options] -station <METAR station id>


-delay minutes
Override time (in minutes) between updates. Default is 15.
-m, -metric
Display Temperature in metric unit: Celsius.
-o offset
Time offset of location from UTC. Positive or negative integer expressed in hours, like +1 or -7.
-s, -station
Required option. The 4-character METAR Station ID. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/METAR
-w knots
Set the maximum wind in KNOTS for percentage of max / scaling. Default is 50 Knots.
-tmp directory
Set the temporary directory where the METAR data files are downloaded Default is /tmp.
-l label
Set displayed text to 4 character (max) label to replace the METAR station id.


A dockapp for weather reports. Includes clouds (clear, few, scattered, broken, overcast ...); Precipitations (drizzle, rain, snow, ice crystals: light/moderate or heavy); Special weather (Blowing wind / Freezing / Thunderstorm, funnel cloud...); Humidity percentage; Wind speed (average & gust); Wind Direction; Temperature (Celsius or Fahrenheit); Station name can be configured and weather report time is displayed.

To find out more about the METAR/TAF system, see http://nws.noaa.gov/ops2/Surface/metar_taf.htm

To find your city Metar code go to http://www.nws.noaa.gov/tg/siteloc.php


Stored data files. The directory can be changed with option -tmp


program was written by Thibaut Colar <[email protected]>.

This manual page is based on 0.1.6 version of the program. Updated by Jari Aalto <[email protected]> and Doug Torrance <[email protected]>. Released under license GNU GPL v2 or (at your option) any later version. For more information about license, visit <http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html>.