Free Weather Website Templates

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The scripts referenced here are used in the operation of this weather station, and may be freely copied and used to support your station. Please note that you use these scripts at your own risk. No warranty is expressed or implied. I accept no liability for any damages that may ensue from their use.
You will need to configure them for your own particular weather station website.
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A Version History is available -- check back from time to time to see if there are updates to scripts you have downloaded earlier. Announcements of version updates and new scripts are made on and Weather-Watch forums and saratogaWXPHP Twitter account as they become available.

This page was updated Thursday, 09-Feb-2017 11:27 AM

PHP/AJAX Website Template Set - Updates

Note: this page should be used to upgrade V2 Weather-Display/AJAX/PHP templates only to new V3 templates with the WD-plugin.

Select the current V2 template you are using on your weather website, then press "Create Upgrade File" to see the list of files needing update to convert your website to a V3 template. Click on the "Download a ZIP file of updates" and save the file locally -- it contains all the files needed for the upgrade.
Carefully follow the Recommend: instructions for each file listed when doing the website update.

Checking the "Save selections?" checkbox and clicking on "Create Upgrade File" button will store your selections in a browser cookie so it will be available the next time you visit this page.
Note: Browser cookies must be enabled to save your selections.

If you would like your site listed as using the templates, please contact me with your weather website URL, location, Base and Plugin used.

The dates in the distribution files are stored using Pacific time (GMT-8hrs).


V3 template version history (latest 20 updates)

  • Version 3.272 - 08-Dec-2018 (Base-World) updated DS-forecast.php V1.05, DS-forecast-lang.php V1.04 for optional current conditions display box, cloud-cover now used for better icon choices
  • Version 3.271 - 04-Dec-2018 (Base-World) updated DS-forecast.php V1.04, DS-forecast-lang.php V1.03 for lang=sr (Serbian) language translations.
  • Version 3.270 - 02-Dec-2018 (Base-World) Added DS-forecast.php, DS-forecast-lang.php to replace WU-forecast.php (since WU is no longer issuing API keys).
    (Base-*) Updated check-fetch-times.php V1.24, ajax-dashboard.php V1.27 and wxforecast.php for DS-forecast support,
  • Version 3.269 - 30-Nov-2018 (Base-*) update get-metar-conditions-inc.php V1.17 for https to + fixing several Notice errata; update plaintext-parser.php V1.31 to avoid $Conditions collision with get-metar-conditions-inc.php
  • Version 3.268 - 23-Nov-2018 (Base-*) update get-USNO-sunmoon.php V3.02 for https access to USNO
  • Version 3.267 - 06-Aug-2018 (AWN-plugin) update AWNtags.php V1.05 for non-Davis weather station rain/wind reporting
  • Version 3.266 - 28-Jul-2018 (Base-Canada) update ec-radar.php V2.03 for EC website change (fix get latest image issue)
  • Version 3.265 - 22-Jul-2018 (Base-World) updated get-meteoalarm-warning-inc.php V2.10 for cURL and https access to site
  • Version 3.264 - 13-Jun-2018 (Base-World) updated WU-forecast.php V3.05 to avoid saving partial (no forecast) JSON in the cache and reusing the cache instead
  • Version 3.263 - 27-May-2018 (Base-*) updated quake-json.css V2.01 to adjust z-index values in CSS to better work with Saratoga template flyout-menu set
  • Version 3.262 - 26-May-2018 (Base-USA) updated advforecast2.php V5.09 (JSON) and DualImage.php V1.02 for new NWS tropical_storm and hurricane icon usage via
  • Version 3.261 - 25-May-2018 (Base-USA) updated advforecast2.php V5.08 (JSON) with fixes for point/zone JSON changes from
  • Version 3.260 - 10-May-2018 (Base-*) updated quake-json/wxquake package to V2.00 to use Leaflet/OpenStreetMaps instead of Google Map for display without requiring an API key.
  • Version 3.259 - 14-Apr-2018 (Base-USA) updated advforecast2.php V5.07 (JSON) to add caching for point->gridpoint forecast URLs + WFO info on Zone forecast
  • Version 3.258 - 12-Apr-2018 (Base-USA) updated advforecast2.php V5.06 (JSON) for PHP warning error when no alerts are available
  • Version 3.257 - 01-Apr-2018 (AWN-plugin) updated AWNtags.php V1.04 to correct issue with Last-Modified header for SSG/realtime outputs
  • Version 3.256 - 26-Mar-2018 (AWN-plugin) updated AWNlast24.php V1.02 to fix wind gust rose where windgustdir JSON is absent
    (Base-*) updated check-fetch-times.php V1.23 to check for AWNlast24.php version
  • Version 3.255 - 13-Mar-2018 (Base-USA) removed wxnoaaiod.php/get-nnvl-iod.php from distribution as the NNVL has stopped publishing "Image of the Day" in March, 2018.
    (Base-*) updated check-fetch-times.php V1.22 to remove NOAA IOD checking for versions.
  • Version 3.254 - 11-Mar-2018 (AWN-plugin) added full multilanguage support, new Wind Gust Rose display, wind rose(s) now display in site units (not just mph)
  • Version 3.253 - 07-Mar-2018 (AWN-plugin) added trends and Highcharts graphs capability

A full version history is available here.