About the Weather app and icons on your iPhone and iPod touch

Learn how to use the Weather app on your iPhone to check the weather in your current location or in other cities.

With the Weather app in iOS, you can look up the weather by city name, postal or zip code, and airport code. You can also create a list of cities to track and arrange the cities in the order that you want.

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Use the Weather app

To open the app, tap it. To see weather conditions by the hour, swipe left to right under the day. You can also scroll down to see more details, like the weekly overview or chance of rain.

To view another city swipe left or tap location list to see your list of cities. If you want to switch between Fahrenheit and Celsius, scroll to the bottom of the list and tap temperature icon.

The weather data used in the Weather app comes from The Weather Channel. If you have issues getting accurate weather information, tap the icon in the lower-left corner to go directly to the weather source.

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Add, delete, and rearrange cities

To add a city to your weather list:

  1. Tap weather icon , then tap plus icon.
  2. Enter the name of the city, zip code, or airport location.
  3. Tap the city when you see it.

To delete a city from your weather list, swipe left on the city, then tap Delete. To rearrange the order of the cities on your list, touch and hold the city, then move it up or down to reorder it.

 

View the weather icons

The weather icons indicate a different weather condition, like rain or wind. Here's a list of some of the weather icons and what they mean.

 

sunrise
Sunrise

 

sunset
Sunset

 

Clear
Clear

 

Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy

 

Hot
Hot

 

Dust
Dust

 

Haze
Haze

 

Smoke
Smoke

 

Fog
Fog

 

Windy
Windy

 

Cloudy
Cloudy

 

Thunderstorms
Thunderstorms

 

Showers
Showers

 

Heavy showers
Heavy showers

 

Drizzle
Drizzle

 

Hail/mixed rain
Hail/Mixed rain

 

Hurricane
Hurricane

 

Tornado
Tornado

 

Snow
Snow

 

Scattered snow
Scattered snow

 

Heavy snow/sleet
Heavy snow/Sleet

 

blowing snow
Blowing snow

 

Frigid temps
Frigid temps

 

Cloudy at night
Cloudy

 

Clear at night
Clear 

 

 

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