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By iron2000   |   Watch
Published: January 12, 2012
Attracted by the minimal clean looks of the Metro UI, I cooked up this clock and weather widget.

Not really that customizable compared to P4HUDEX but there are some options to tinker with.

Double-click on the clock area to call up the Settings panel.

Execute the rmskin file to install.

If you are using a portable Rainmeter installation, you can use SkinInstaller.exe to install the rmskin file.
SkinInstaller.exe should be at "[PortableInstallDirectory]Rainmeter".

More on adding Rainmeter skins here…

- Take care not to click on the Apply button continuously as it may cause the weather site to go defensive, close and restart Rainmeter if that happens.

Creation: iron2000
Weather icons: LavAna
Weather data: WXData (

v1.3 (26 Mar 2016)
- changed weather data to the WXData feed from as Yahoo is restricting their API.
- changed from WOEID usage to Location ID
- changed/updated help pages URLs in settings

v1.21 (7 Apr 2013)
- changes in the code.

v1.20 (7 Apr 2013)
- changed weather retrival to use WOEID straight as Yahoo's translator is now paid.

v1.10 (9 Aug 2012)
- changed weather provider to Yahoo Weather
- updated to latest rmskin version, Rainmeter and up required!
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inraytw's avatar
I couldn't change the Location ID from SNXX0006 to others. How can I solve this problem?
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MetalCactuarHobbyist Interface Designer
Great work man :)
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BnuldunHobbyist Photographer
Um, the settings menu isn't coming up when I double click on the clock area of the skin. -_-
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Does work on my side.
Maybe you can try clicking on the white font?
But I made sure it works on the transparent area too as its not really transparent.

Another way to access Settings is via the right-click menu on the widget, under Minimet->Settings.
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QayinnHobbyist General Artist
Pretty cool, but way too big for a small desktop like mine x)
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MJ-limHobbyist Digital Artist
good effort.

I love metro UI too :)
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