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Weather Journal

Weather Journal is a plugin to record and show the daily weather with a WordPress weblog.


  • WordPress 2.2 or later
  • PHP 5.0 or later (NOT support PHP 4.x!!)


  1. In a post editor (when creating or editing an post), "Weather of this date" column will be appeared under the right sidebar.
  2. Please choose appropriate weather and save/publish the post.
  3. In your weblog, the weather icon will be shown in the next line of the date. If you use mobile plugin as Ktai Style, use weather pictograms instead of PNG image. If you use mobile plugin as Mobile Eye+, weather will be output by text.
  4. To delete weather of a date, choose "-Delete-" at "Weather of this date" column. Weather does not removed if you choose "(Unknown)".
  5. You can use commands below when you post by email by wp-mail.php, MobG by norida, Ktai Entry by IKEDA Yuriko (me). You can write commands wherever in mail message, but you must write top of each line. Commands are deleted after post was saved.

    • WEATHER:sun
    • WEATHER:sun.thunder

    Command text are below. Use "sun" for sunny weather, not "fine".

    sun,sun+cloud, sun-cloud, sun+rain, sun.rain, sun-rain, sun.thunder, sun-thunder, sun+snow, sun.snow, sun-snow, cloud, cloud+sun, cloud-sun, cloud+rain, cloud.rain, cloud-rain, cloud+thunder, cloud.thunder, cloud-thunder, cloud+snow, cloud.snow, cloud-snow, cloud+snow_thunder, fog, rain, storm, thunder, rain+sun, rain-sun, rain+cloud, rain-cloud, rain.sleet, rain+snow, rain.snow, rain-snow, snow, snowfall, snow+sun, snow-sun, snow+cloud, snow-cloud, snow+rain, snow.rain, snow-rain, snow.sleet, snow-sleet, snow_thunder


"Intermittent", "Mostly", "With", "Partly", and "Then" are defined as below at Japan Meteorological Agency. You don't need to obey this definition, please choose weather for your favor.

  • XX, intermittent YY : Mainly XX is seen, but YY occurred within less than quarter of the day.
  • Mostly XX : Mainly XX is seen, but Cloudy within less than quarter of the day.
  • XX, with YY : Mainly XX is seen, but YY occurred within less than half of the day.
  • Partly XX : Mainly XX is seen, but Sunny within less than half of the day.
  • XX, then YY : Weather is different between first half and last half of the day.

Difference with wp-otenki plugin

wp-otenki is a plugin that polls weather infomation from Livedoor weather API in Japan.

  • Recording of weather is manually. This plugin does not poll weather information from other server.
  • It is possible to change weather when you edit a post, and to set weather at whatever old post.
  • No configuration is needed like setting area.
  • Journaling of weather is one for each date. It is not able to record weather for each post.


The license of this plugin is GPL v2.

Requires: 2.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.9.2
Last Updated: 7 years ago
Active Installs: 20+


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