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Get current weather conditions as well as weather forecasts with the "Aviation Weather" dashboard widget. The widget shows weather data (METAR and TAF) which is used by pilots for their flight preparations.

Check out the iPhone/iPad version, named AeroWeather (available through iTunes AppStore).
There's is only limited support for the AviationWeather widget. Please note that the mymetar.com data source does not exist anymore (use NW instead). If the widget doesn't update (on Mac), please make sure you have the latest version (1.2.14 and/or then when the dashboard is open, move the mouse pointer on the widget and press Cmd-R to restart the widget.

Aviation Weather screenshot

"Aviation Weather" lets you choose any airport weather stations from its built-in database by either name or ICAO (4-letter) code. Data will be shown in its original format or translated into easy understandable texts.


Main Features

  • calculation of freezing level, pressure altitude, and density altitude based on actual data
  • dock icon with flight rule indicator and manual reload-button in Yahoo! Widgets
  • displays raw and translated METAR/TAF data of weather stations at airports
  • includes internal database with most ICAO codes and their full airport names worldwide; search by name and/or ICAO code
  • allows presets for 4 stations; multiple widget instances are supported
  • shows optionally additional information like sunrise/sunset and UTC to local time conversion
  • supports US and metric format conversion
  • supports data-sources NWS (National Weather Service) & MyMetar.com
  • keeps optionally (browsable) the past two hours (depending on the station update interval) of METAR/TAF data (incl. pressure trend indicator)


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