Forecast: Google™ Weather
A lightweight and accurate weather extension for the entire globe based on Google Technology
What is Forecast: Google™ Weather?
'Forecast: Google™ Weather' is a lightweight and accurate weather extension for Firefox. Supports global weather forecasting with details like temperature, precipitation and wind, for your chosen location. Built upon Google technology for fast and reliable performance.
Google™ Weather is a lightweight and accurate Firefox Addon to show you the weather of your choice, and, it is built on top of Google Technology.
a. A lightweight Firefox extension to show you an accurate weather forecast. b. Supports all countries and thousands of cities around the world. c. Build based on Google technology which makes it fast and reliable. d. Supports 10 days weather forecast and shows you the temperature, precipitation and wind. e. Badge icon text shows you the current temperature. Also, badge label shows current city and state.
Note 1: to start working with Google™ Weather, just open the toolbar panel, empty the search box at the top, type your city and state (i.e. Toronto ON) and hit Enter. The good news is, it does have auto spell check and corrections for the city and country names. Google™ Weather does remember the location, so next time you open Firefox you will see your desired location's weather.
Note 2: for the first time after install, when you open the toolbar-panel, the default weather location is "Mountain View, California, USA". To change this, follow the step above.
Note 3: in order to report Bugs, please visit Addon's Homepage and fill the bug report form.
User reviews summary
- Gives accurate weather for local location
- Allows saving custom location
- Has not been updated in 4 years
- Does not work after restart for some users
- Requires entering location data repeatedly
- Wants access to data for all websites
- Pop-up window size is cut off for some users
- Not optimized for dark Firefox theme
- Not sure why Firefox keeps extensions like this around
- Stopped working
- Only works for USA
- Cannot see weather icons
- Weather status not displayed on toolbar after browser restart
Forecast: Google™ Weather is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Forecast: Google™ Weather if you trust the publisher.
Forecast: Google™ Weather has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.