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.

     

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  to see your list of cities. If you want to switch between Fahrenheit and Celsius, scroll to the bottom of the list and tap .

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.

     

Add, delete, and rearrange cities

To add a city to your weather list:

  1. Tap  , then tap .
  2. Enter the name of the city, zip code, or airport code.
  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

 


Sunset

 


Clear

 


Partly cloudy

 


Hot

 


Dust

 


Haze

 


Smoke

 


Fog

 


Windy

 


Cloudy

 


Thunderstorms

 


Showers

 


Heavy showers

 


Drizzle

 


Hail/Mixed rain

 


Hurricane

 


Tornado

 


Snow

 


Scattered snow

 


Heavy snow/Sleet

 


Blowing snow

 


Frigid temps

 


Cloudy

 


Clear 

 

 

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