Getting the weather forecast for your US postcode is very simple when you are running either Ubuntu or Linux Mint. The weather-util package contains the weather command that makes this possible.
Use this command to install the weather-util package.
sudo apt-get install weather-util
This is the output that you get when you use the weather command to find the forecast for the 90210 postcode.
bash 10:22:35 Fri Jul 12 [[email protected] $ weather 90210 Searching via ZCTA... Current conditions at Santa Monica Municipal Airport , CA Last updated Jul 11, 2013 - 07:51 PM EDT / 2013.07.11 2351 UTC Temperature: 71.1 F (21.7 C) Relative Humidity: 75% Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT) Sky conditions: clear
And here is the weather ATM in Central Park New York, 10021. This command could be inserted into your .bashrc or .bash_profile so that it displayed the weather every time you open a terminal emulator window. Very useful indeed.
bash 10:31:14 Fri Jul 12 [[email protected] $ weather 10021 Searching via ZCTA... Current conditions at New York City Central Park, NY Last updated Jul 11, 2013 - 07:51 PM EDT / 2013.07.11 2351 UTC Temperature: 82.0 F (27.8 C) Relative Humidity: 47% Wind: Variable at 5 MPH (4 KT) Sky conditions: clear
This weather command seems to only work for postcodes within the United States, but if that is your location, then you will find this very useful indeed.