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RokWeather Module

RokWeather is an Ajax-powered weather module which utilizes the Yahoo or Wunderground APIs to display weather data and related information from regions all across the globe.

Included are options to display temperature, climate, wind speed as well as frontend based location user interaction, default location settings and cookie enabling options.

★ Features

— Graphical Representation: the module is packaged with images to showcase all types of weather from rain to sunshine
— Location Chooser: click the current area and type your desired location and the module will show the appropriate weather, with both frontend and backend configuration options
— Temperature Units: RokWeather has support for both the Fahrenheit and Celsius temperate scales
— Forecast: Up to 4 days worth of weather forecast (Maximum of 2 for Yahoo)
— Multiple Readings: optional parameters to show humidity, wind speed and weather descriptions
— Cookie Control: Options to configure whether a user's location is stored via a cookie or refreshed each time

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2014-07-17
Reviews: 70
I've used RokWeather on several small town portal websites and haven't had any issues. Easy to install, works well... and it's free!
2013-10-03
Reviews: 3
Putting aside the lots of errors and time consumed in configuring it to show not major towns, it has a big flaw LOOKS.

If you rely on a template club, is to have top looking templates, RT does so, except for some of their extensions, and this is one of them. Last template using it was modulus, and it was not that styled either... ugly icons and poor readability.
2013-01-18
Reviews: 1
Have used 1.10 on one of our sites with no issues, however 1.11 and 1.12 wont allow the location to be changed. Checking their support forums you can see the issue has been affecting some users since november 2012.
2013-01-12
Reviews: 43
Unfortunately the module displays the previous day's weather. The developer seems unable to fix it.
2012-08-24
Reviews: 6
as long as it works, it's a fine module. But to be honest, I'm getting tired of looking through the forums to find solutions to get it working again when it's out of order again. Getting 'invalid location' errors all the time.
Owner's reply

The issue with RokWeather pertained to the Google API and its gradual removal from Google's data servers. RokWeather now uses Yahoo and Wunderground, so please download an update to get the module working again: http://www.rockettheme.com/extensions-updates/1601-rokweather-1518-released

2012-02-22
Reviews: 23
At first you could be satisfied, but this mod has some weird behaviour. It could easily drop out a week later. And using multiple weather mods per different page showing the weather for different countries doesnt work either. More people had similar problems but support on this is close to zero.
Owner's reply

The issue with RokWeather pertained to the Google API and its gradual removal from Google's data servers. RokWeather now uses Yahoo and Wunderground, so please download an update to get the module working again: http://www.rockettheme.com/extensions-updates/1601-rokweather-1518-released

2011-03-19
Reviews: 9
This is one of the best weather mods on the market, because it is small and fits in just anywhere and I have it on two sites using two different severs.

BUT almost like clockwork (2 months) it throws an error which just gives you a white page or a error in the googleweather.class.php

So when the errors happens WATCH OUT
Owner's reply

The issue with RokWeather pertained to the Google API and its gradual removal from Google's data servers. RokWeather now uses Yahoo and Wunderground, so please download an update to get the module working again: http://www.rockettheme.com/extensions-updates/1601-rokweather-1518-released

2011-01-19
Reviews: 1
work fine
but get some errors sometimes
googleapi
2009-11-06
Reviews: 5
WOW this is a great Weather Module, works straight out of the box and looks fantastic on my site! Kudos to the Developers. :)
2009-10-05
Reviews: 3
I don't typically write reviews, however I am really pleased with this module. It was really easy to setup and modify (I changed the colors of the icons to match my site). A smart way to add usability to a site, and the minimal effort to set it up was a bonus!
2009-09-16
Reviews: 3
It's a fantastic module that let the users change the city.
2009-07-06
Reviews: 7
Says it need RokModule to operate, but doesn't. Also need a switch to turn off people changing the location (which incidentally does not work), and also to be able to turn off the location name as most modules will do this in the heading. Also it would be nice to turn off/on the temperature system (F/C) once set.
However, negatives aside it works very well and looks good. The very best feature (what I was looking for) is the location cache so you are not constantly going out to the weather site to pickup data, a problem as it slows your site down badly.
Fix the little issues and it would definitely be 5+ stars.