Show Weather in the Mac OS X Menu Bar
MenuWeather Lite is a great little free app that shows your current locations weather in the Mac OS X menu bar. As you can see in the screenshot, the menu bar item is just a discrete little icon representing conditions along with the current temperature.
That’s pretty neat in and of itself, but if you click on the MenuWeather icon, you’ll get an expanded version of the current weather conditions as well as a forecast for the week ahead, shown below:
Within the apps prefs you can add multiple locations to keep track of, adjust temperatures to be shown in imperial or metric, make various display adjustments to the icon set and menu item size, and change how often the app updates.
I’ve been on a bit of a menu item kick lately, and this app is definitely a nice addition, although it did crash a few times when I was trying to add some more obscure locations to monitor.
MenuWeather Lite uses location services and requires Mac OS X 10.6 or later to install.
You can get MenuWeather Lite from the Mac App Store (direct link), it’s a free download.