Free Weather Website Templates

They're free, but use at your own risk

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 3.283 - 10-Mar-2019 (Base-World) updated WC-forecast.php V1.03 with added display for all available icons in Day-over-Night mode
  • Version 3.282 - 04-Mar-2019 (Base-World) updated WC-forecast.php V1.02 with rewritten icon printing code for clairity and Day-over-Night display option
  • Version 3.281 - 02-Mar-2019 (Base-World) updated WC-forecast.php V1.01 to fix incorrect WU variable names with correct WC variable names
  • Version 3.280 - 01-Mar-2019 (Base-World) added WC-forecast.php V1.00, updated wxforecast.php V1.03, ajax-dashboard.php V1.28, Settings.php V1.04 to support optional WU/TWC forecast script.
    (Base-*) updated check-fetch-times.php V1.25 for DarkSky and WC/TWC forecast testing and version testing.
  • Version 3.279 - 04-Feb-2019 (Base-USA) updated radar-status.php V1.16 for https to site
  • Version 3.278 - 23-Jan-2019 (Base-World) updated DS-forecast.php V1.09, DS-forecast-lang.php V1.06, wxforecast.php V1.02 for tabbed display of daily and hourly (for 24hrs) forecasts.
  • Version 3.277 - 15-Jan-2019 (Base-World) updated DS-forecast.php V1.08 to add check for good JSON return before saving cache file
  • Version 3.276 - 10-Jan-2019 (Base-World) updated DS-forecast-lang.php V1.05 to fix missing Danish translation for 'snow'
  • Version 3.275 - 07-Jan-2019 (Base-World) updated DS-forecast.php V1.07 to fix minor Hebrew language formatting in Saratoga template.
  • Version 3.274 - 05-Jan-2019 (Base-World) updated DS-forecast.php V1.06 for Hebrew language display in Saratoga template.
  • Version 3.273 - 28-Dec-2018 (AWN-plugin) updated AWNtags.php V1.07 to address slow/failing JSON returns by reusing cached files to speed up PWS website loading.
  • 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

A full version history is available here.