Weather Tags

Not all readers/providers offer the same tags. For instance, some may not provide Humidity and POP info.


For additional records, tags should be labeled as such: ^weather[1].day1.weekday, ^weather[2].day1.weekday.

[0] = 1st record [1] = 2nd record [2] = 3rd record etc...



Chameleon TagDescription
^topicThe Playlist Name

^weather.city

The city that this weather pertains to (Required)


Multiple cities at the same time requires Weather Playlist.

Current Forecast


^weather.dayofweek

Today's day of the week

add a format to apply custom formatting

e.g.: to abbreviate: in format put: {0:3} (Wed)

^weather.date

Today's date

add a format attribute to apply custom formatting

For XPression See: XPression Text Formatting

For Web See: Chameleon Designer Text Formatting

supported in Player 3.0.186 or later

^weather.text

The current text description of the forecast. (e.g.: Scattered Clouds, Mostly Cloudy, Clear)

supported in Player 3.0.273 or later

^weather.tempThe current temperature  (to add a degree symbol, add {0}° to the format)

^weather.feelslike

The forecast temp x hours with humidex/windchill factored in
^weather.popProbability of Precipitation for today
^weather.uv.textA word representing the UV Level (ex: low, high, extreme) for today
^weather.uv.indexThe UV Index number for today
^weather.humidityA numeric representation of the humidity
^weather.wind.speedA text representation of the wind speed
^weather.wind.directionThe cardinal direction of the wind
^weather.airvisibilityA text representation of air visibility
^weather.airqualityA text representation of air quality
^weather.airpressureA numeric representation of the air pressure
^weather.airpressureDirA numeric representation of air pressure change. 0 for none, 1 for up, 2 for down

^weather.dewpoint

A numeric representation of the dew point
^weather.sunriseThe time of sunrise.
^weather.sunsetThe time of sunset.
^weather.conditions.textA short description of the current conditions (ex: Overcast, Partly Cloudy)
^weather.conditions.media

A texture source (Still or Video) representing current weather conditions

(for additional media tags added as dynamic tags, add a period along with tag name :  example.  ^weather.conditions.media.kids  would use the dynamic tag associated with the weather icons)


^weather.dynamictagDynamic tag for General Item


Daily Forecasts

(day1 = Today, day2 = Tomorrow, day3 = Day 3, etc..)


^weather.day1.name

The name associated with the days forecast detail type code

^weather.day1.dayofweek

The day of the week e.g.: (Monday, Tuesday)

add a format to apply custom formatting

e.g.: to abbreviate: in format put: {0:3} (Wed)

^weather.day1.date

The date for the day

add a format attribute to apply custom formatting

For XPression See: XPression Text Formatting

For Web See: Chameleon Designer Text Formatting

supported in Player 3.0.186 or later

^weather.day1.text

The text description of the forecast. (e.g.: Scattered Clouds, Mostly Cloudy, Clear)

supported in Player 3.0.273 or later

^weather.day1.high

Daytime High
^weather.day1.lowNighttime Low
^weather.day1.popProbability of Precipitation
^weather.day1.uv.textA word representing the UV Level
^weather.day1.uv.index

The UV Index number

^weather.day1.humidityA numeric representation of the humidity.
^weather.day1.wind.speedA text representation of the wind speed.
^weather.day1.wind.directionThe cardinal direction of the wind.
^weather.day1.airvisibilityA text representation of air visibility.
^weather.day1.airqualityA text representation of air quality.
^weather.day1.airpressureA numeric representation of the air pressure.
^weather.day1.airpressureDirA numeric representation of air pressure change. 0 for none, 1 for up, 2 for down.

^weather.day1.dewpoint

A numeric representation of the dew point.
^weather.day1.sunriseThe time of sunrise.
^weather.day1.sunsetThe time of sunset.
^weather.day1.conditions.day.textConditions icon text for day
^weather.day1.conditions.day.media

A texture representing today's weather conditions

(for additional media tags added as dynamic tags, add a period along with tag name :  example.  ^weather.conditions.media.kids  would use the dynamic tag associated with the weather icons)

^weather.day1.conditions.night.textNight conditions icon text.
^weather.day1.conditions.night.media

A texture representing the night weather conditions

(for additional media tags added as dynamic tags, add a period along with tag name :  example.  ^weather.conditions.media.kids  would use the dynamic tag associated with the weather icons)

^weather.day1.dynamictagDynamic tag for the daily forecast


Tonight's Forecast


^weather.day1night.name

The name associated with tonight's forecast detail type code

^weather.day1night.dayofweek

The day of the week e.g.: (Monday, Tuesday)

add a format to apply custom formatting

e.g.: to abbreviate: in format put: {0:3} (Wed)

^weather.day1night.date

The date for the day

add a format attribute to apply custom formatting

For XPression See: XPression Text Formatting

For Web See: Chameleon Designer Text Formatting

supported in Player 3.0.186 or later

^weather.day1night.text

The text description of the forecast. (e.g.: Scattered Clouds, Mostly Cloudy, Clear)

supported in Player 3.0.273 or later

^weather.day1night.high

The temperature high for the part
^weather.day1night.lowThe temperature low for the part
^weather.day1night.popProbability of Precipitation
^weather.day1night.uv.textA word representing the UV Level
^weather.day1night.uv.index

The UV Index number

^weather.day1night.humidityA numeric representation of the humidity.
^weather.day1night.wind.speedA text representation of the wind speed.
^weather.day1night.wind.directionThe cardinal direction of the wind.
^weather.day1night.airvisibilityA text representation of air visibility.
^weather.day1night.airqualityA text representation of air quality.
^weather.day1night.airpressureA numeric representation of the air pressure.
^weather.day1night.airpressureDirA numeric representation of air pressure change. 0 for none, 1 for up, 2 for down.

^weather.day1night.dewpoint

A numeric representation of the dew point.
^weather.day1night.sunriseThe time of sunrise.
^weather.day1night.sunsetThe time of sunset.
^weather.day1night.conditions.day.textConditions icon text for the forecast
^weather.day1night.conditions.day.media

A texture representing the forecast weather conditions

(for additional media tags added as dynamic tags, add a period along with tag name :  example.  ^weather.day1night.conditions.media.kids  would use the dynamic tag associated with the weather icons)

^weather.day1night.dynamictagDynamic tag for the forecast


Hourly Forecasts

(hour1, hour2, hour3, etc..)


^weather.hour1.name

The name associated with the hours forecast detail type code

^weather.hour1.dayofweek

The day of the week e.g.: (Monday, Tuesday)

add a format to apply custom formatting

e.g.: to abbreviate: in format put: {0:3} (Wed)

^weather.hour1.date

The date for the day

add a format attribute to apply custom formatting

For XPression See: XPression Text Formatting

For Web See: Chameleon Designer Text Formatting

supported in Player 3.0.186 or later

^weather.hour1.text

The text description of the forecast. (e.g.: Scattered Clouds, Mostly Cloudy, Clear)

supported in Player 3.0.273 or later

^weather.hour1.temp  /  ^weather.hour1.high

The current temperature  (to add a degree symbol, add {0}° to the format)

^weather.hour1.temp supported in Player 3.0.261 or later

^weather.hour1.feelslike  /  ^weather.hour1.low

The forecast temp x hours with humidex/windchill factored in

^weather.hour1.feelslike supported in Player 3.0.261 or later

^weather.hour1.lowThe hour feel like temperature
^weather.hour1.popProbability of Precipitation
^weather.hour1.uv.textA word representing the UV Level
^weather.hour1.uv.index

The UVIndex number

^weather.hour1.humidityA numeric representation of the humidity.
^weather.hour1.wind.speedA text representation of the wind speed.
^weather.hour1.wind.directionThe cardinal direction of the wind.
^weather.hour1.airvisibilityA text representation of air visibility.
^weather.hour1.airqualityA text representation of air quality.
^weather.hour1.airpressureA numeric representation of the air pressure.
^weather.hour1.airpressureDirA numeric representation of air pressure change. 0 for none, 1 for up, 2 for down.

^weather.hour1.dewpoint

A numeric representation of the dew point.
^weather.hour1.sunriseThe time of sunrise.
^weather.hour1.sunsetThe time of sunset.
^weather.hour1.conditions.day.textConditions icon text
^weather.hour1.conditions.day.media

A texture representing the hours weather conditions

(for additional media tags added as dynamic tags, add a period along with tag name :  example.  ^weather.hour1.conditions.media.kids  would use the dynamic tag associated with the weather icons)

^weather.hour1.dynamictagDynamic tag for the hour forecast


Part Forecasts

(part1, part2, part3, etc..)


^weather.part1.name

The name associated with the associated part forecast detail type code

^weather.part1.dayofweek

The day of the week e.g.: (Monday, Tuesday)

add a format to apply custom formatting

e.g.: to abbreviate: in format put: {0:3} (Wed)

^weather.part1.date

The date for the day

add a format attribute to apply custom formatting

For XPression See: XPression Text Formatting

For Web See: Chameleon Designer Text Formatting

supported in Player 3.0.186 or later

^weather.part1.text

The text description of the forecast. (e.g.: Scattered Clouds, Mostly Cloudy, Clear)

supported in Player 3.0.273 or later

^weather.part1.high

The temperature high for the part
^weather.part1.lowThe temperature low for the part
^weather.part1.popProbability of Precipitation
^weather.part1.uv.textA word representing the UV Level
^weather.part1.uv.index

The UV Index number

^weather.part1.humidityA numeric representation of the humidity.
^weather.part1.wind.speedA text representation of the wind speed.
^weather.part1.wind.directionThe cardinal direction of the wind.
^weather.part1.airvisibilityA text representation of air visibility.
^weather.part1.airqualityA text representation of air quality.
^weather.part1.airpressureA numeric representation of the air pressure.
^weather.part1.airpressureDirA numeric representation of air pressure change. 0 for none, 1 for up, 2 for down.

^weather.part1.dewpoint

A numeric representation of the dew point.
^weather.part1.sunriseThe time of sunrise.
^weather.part1.sunsetThe time of sunset.
^weather.part1.conditions.day.textConditions icon text for the part
^weather.part1.conditions.day.media

A texture representing today's weather conditions

(for additional media tags added as dynamic tags, add a period along with tag name :  example.  ^weather.conditions.media.kids  would use the dynamic tag associated with the weather icons)

^weather.part1.dynamictagDynamic tag for the part forecast