Outlook Weather Bar – [How to add and remove]

Last Updated on May 5, 2023 by Amit Bansal

The Outlook Weather Bar is a customizable tool that offers quick, accurate, and customizable weather information and alerts.

The Outlook Weather Bar widget displays weather information for the current day, as well as a five-day forecast.

It can also display up to three forecasts per day, including hourly forecasts. This weather widget is fully customizable, and users can select from multiple weather symbols, colors, and more.

Users can also customize the Outlook Weather Bar to display weather alerts, such as severe weather alerts and warnings, as well as current conditions.

Users can also choose to have the Outlook Weather Bar notifications sent to their calendars.

Upcoming holidays, current time, date, or whether are some of the things everyone wants real-time status. Working on Microsoft Outlook for most of your time, allow users not only to work smartly but also update climate scenario (whether).

Here in this article, you will learn, “How to Add/Remove outlook weather bar“.

Outlook Weather Settings

The weather forecast is easily visible in the Outlook calendar in the Weather Bar. The Weather Bar is a new feature since Outlook 2013, you can add more locations or cities for forecasting their weather.

Outlook Weather Settings

You can see three days (current day and next day) weather forecast in the bar.

How to Show or Hide the Weather Bar in Outlook Calendars?

Screen space is limited, you can better view calendar contacts if you hide the weather bar from the top of the screen, here are the steps to make it happen.

Follow the steps for “How to remove weather from Outlook calendar

  • Open Outlook >> Click the “File Tab” menu.
  • Click Options >> Click Calendar from the left-side navigation section.
  • Go to the weather section (refer to the image below).
Hide The Weather Bar in Outlook Calendars
  • Uncheck the option (Show weather on the calendar) to hide this option.
  • At the same time, you can change the unit of temperature (Celsius / Fahrenheit).

In case this option is unchecked you can click the checkbox to add weather to the Outlook calendar, 

How to Add, Change, Or Delete the forecast location in the Weather Bar in Outlook?

Microsoft Outlook is a global application that can be used in every country to every city, the preference of users is different, they want to get updating of their own city.

You can change easily add or change your preferred city and get the weather report.

  • Open the Outlook calendar by clicking the calendar icon from the button left corner of the screen.
  • Click on the little black arrow to the right of the city name and then hit “Add Location” from the drop-down list.
Outlook Weather Bar
  • The original forecast city is replaced with a textbox, enter the name of the city, and click search, you will get related results, all you have to do is select the required city from the drop-down list.
How to Show Or Hide The Weather Bar

You can add up to five locations in the dropdown list in case you required another location you have to remove the existing one in the list, which will reappear Add location option.

Delete Location from the Weather Bar in Outlook

For removing the specific city click on the black arrow to the right to open the dropdown list, select the city, and hit the black x cross sign to remove.

remove city from weather bar

How To Change the Weather Temperature Unit from Celsius/Fahrenheit and vice versa In Outlook?

Temperature is measured in Celsius and Fahrenheit, the standard unit in the same countries is Celsius and some Fahrenheit. The user can easily change the unit which displays the reading accordingly.

  • Open Outlook >> Click File >> Options
  • to open the Outlook Options dialog >> Click Calendar from the left side navigation section.
  • Go to the weather section (refer to the image below).
Show temperature in

Click on the radio button for Celsius or Fahrenheit according to your choice and watch the difference:





Apart from this Outlook Weather Bar also indicate the sign of atmospheric condition:

  • SunnySunny
  • CloudyCloudy
  • Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy Part
  • Light RainRainy
  • WindWind
  • Sunny CloudySunny Cloudy

Outlook Weather Bar consists of the complete package.

Outlook weather service is not available

Most of the users do not enjoy the weather update, there are two main reasons behind this:

  • The Weather Bar is a new feature since Outlook 2013, earlier versions do not allow users to use this feature.
  • The weather bar on the calendar may be disabled, to enable the weather bar to follow the steps above.

In any upcoming scheduled meeting, you can check the weather forecast of the venue, which helps you to plan your visit accordingly.

Final Words

In conclusion, the Outlook weather bar provides local weather and sunrise and sunset times. The Office 2010 weather bar offers the current temperature in the weather widget, a relevant weather forecast, and a day/night indicator.

The Office 2013 weather bar provides the current temperature in the weather widget, a windspeed indicator, and a humidity indicator. The Office 2016 weather bar provides the current temperature in the weather widget, a windspeed indicator, and a humidity indicator.

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Amit Bansal

Hello, my name is Amit Kumar Bansal, and I am the founder of MailSmartly.com. Through this blog, I focus on Microsoft Outlook, offering insightful and informative content. Additionally, I produce educational videos on YouTube to further enhance the understanding of my audience. visit my YouTube Channel

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