Met Office Widgets

Weather Widget

As the UK's national meteorological service, the Met Office provides accurate and reliable weather forecasts on TV, radio and online. Now webmasters are able to include Met Office weather forecasts on their website for their visitors.

The Met Office provides three different widgets:

Embed a Met Office widget on your webpage

Display the Met Office's weather and warnings information on your website

Key features:

  • Up to date weather forecasts from the Met Office
  • Customise the content which is displayed
  • Quick and simple to insert into websites
  • Free to use for both webmasters and visitors

Information for webmasters

Benefits for webmasters include:

  • Met Office authority weather forecasts for your website 
  • Simple to implement, step-by-step guide for webmasters 
  • Provide a service to your users by keeping them informed of weather and weather warnings

Adding a widget to your website

Adding one of the widgets to your website is a quick and simple process. Register for a widget and follow the step by step set up guide to select the content you want to display and the options you want to allow your users. Then simply add the script to your HTML page.

Weather (Location) Widget

The information that can be displayed on the Weather (Location) Widget is:

  • Daily forecasts with a choice to display the weather for up to five days
  • Display up to five different weather types
  • Optional map display including choice of up to five different map layers
  • Includes weather warnings Welsh or English language options
  • Display options including various sizes and choice of background and border colours
  • Option to set the forecast location or allow your web visitors to change location

Warnings Widget

Warnings Widget

The information that can be displayed on the Warnings Widget is:

  • National Severe Weather Warnings for the next five days in your selected area
  • Various size options
  • Optional warnings map display for the next five days

Mountain Widget

Mountain Widget

The information that can be displayed on the Mountain Widget is:

  • Weather hazards information for your selected mountain region
  • Three-hourly weather summary for selected mountain range
  • Text forecast showing weather overview
  • Optional map display including choice of up to five different map layers
  • Includes weather warnings
  • Display options including choice of background and border colours

Last updated: 30 May 2014

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