Yeah!, you can know the live weather information on your desktop. You need not any extra software or gadget. But your operating system must be one of Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8. In this operating system, there are many windows default desktop gadgets like desktop analytic clock. Weather gadget is also one of them. Using this gadget, you can know the live weather information of your place by internet.
Features of this weather gadget:
  • No more software or gadget needed without one of these Operating systems: Windows Vista, Windows 7. Download for Windows 8 here
  • Easy to add to your desktop 
  • Easy to select a location 
  • Temperature available in Celsius and Fahrenheit 
  • Frequently updated 
  • More weather information available 
  • 3 to 5 days of weather forecasts information available 
How to add this weather gadget on your desktop
  • Steps to adding this gadget is like the adding of desktop clock widget. So right click on your desktop
  • From given context menu, click on ‘Gadgets’ 
  • Now Windows default gadgets’ list window will show 
  • Double click on ‘Weather’ gadget (see the image) 
  • Now you can see a weather gadget on your desktop with default location as New York. Now you may close the gadgets’ list window. 
Now let’s change the location to current place: 
  • Highlight to the weather gadget using mouse. 
  • From given a little menu, click on ‘Options’ icon 
desktop Weather Gadgets for Windows 7, 8 and Vista
  • In settings, you can see a text box is asking to type your current location, here type you current location. (Not local place, type the name of your city). 
  • After typing, click on search button or press ‘Enter’ key from keyboard. 
  • Now Windows will suggest your location, and then select your location. [You must need an internet connection] 
desktop Weather Gadgets for Windows 7, 8 and Vista search
  • If your computer is connected with a sensor, then you can find your current location automatically by pressing on radio button of ‘Find location automatically’. Here GPS technology is using for finding your current location. 
  • After selecting your current location, you can see the current location as name of your place. 
  • In ‘Show temperature in:’ option, default temperature unit is in ‘Fahrenheit’, if you want unit as in ‘Celsius’, then click on ‘Celsius’ 
  • Click on ‘OK’ button. Now you can see the current weather information on your desktop. [Here we are feeling a nice weather – 25 degree Celsius – no more heat or cold] 
desktop Weather Gadgets for Windows 7, 8 and Vista settings

To know more about weather information and to get more days of weather forecasts’ information, click on ‘larger size’ button of your gadget.

desktop Weather Gadgets for Windows 7, 8 and Vista large size

By default, weather gadget contains only 3 to 5 weather forecasts’ information only. To get more weather forecasts’ information (up to 10 days) and to know more about current weather information (like speed of wind, humidity etc) click on name of your current location

desktop Weather Gadgets for Windows 7, 8 and Vista details

How to remove this weather gadget from your desktop: 
  • Highlight the gadget using mouse. 
  • Click on ‘close’ button.




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