Control the weather with Forecast Bar

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Actually, you can't control the weather, but you can be prepared for anything. Enjoy every moment: catch the beautiful sunshine moments, protect your health with wind speed, UV index, and chance of rain. Meet Forecast Bar app, a comprehensive weather forecast that tucks neatly into your Menubar or Dock. Just let the app know where you’re located and it gives you detailed information about the weather forecast for the next 6 days.

Plus, you can set your preferences so that you receive alerts about upcoming precipitation and severe weather, so you’ll never be caught without an umbrella again. For meteorology buffs, there’s even a built-in radar map.

Get the world's most accurate local weather information

Get detailed weather information for millions of locations around the world with one simple app - here’s how to get the most out of Forecast Bar.

Checking the weather

Forecast Bar’s icon will always tell you the temperature and whether skies are clear. To get a more detailed view, simply click the icon. This will give you a day-by-day forecast of the days ahead.

To see the hourly forecast for a given day with wind direction and precipitation chance, just click on it. Clicking individual hours will give you even more information, including dew point and visibility. The top panel gives you information about the current hour; click it to open a panel that shows pressure, sunset times, and other supplemental info.

Display weather forecast clearly and easy to understand

The “satellite” icon in the top left corner will bring up a live radar map of your area.

Easy to view weather information anywhere in the world

Setting notifications

How many times have you been surprised by an unexpected downpour? In the app’s “Settings” menu, you can set up alerts so that showers never sneak up on you. Click the “Gear” icon at the bottom of the panel, then select “Notifications.” Use the checkboxes to set up notifications and audio alerts for precipitation, severe weather, and a daily weather forecast.

Get weather forecast notifications

Adjusting your preferences

Under the “General” and “Appearance” tabs, you can adjust the app so that it looks and feels the way you want it to. Shift the app from the MenuBar to the Dock, change the temperature scale, and choose your preferred “climacons,” all from one convenient menu.

Customize Forecast Bar

With Forecast Bar on Setapp, all the meteorological info you need will be at your fingertips. Make sure to take advantage of its notification system so you’re not caught without an umbrella when you need it most. And do spend some time checking out the radar’s pretty neat.

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