Customise the weather forecast in Outlook 2013

 Jun 25, 2014

A nifty new feature in Outlook 2013 is the built-in weather forecast now available on the calendar.  This allows you to see what your day has in store for you from a precipitation point of view as well! Customise the weather forecast in Outlook 2013 It is possible to customise the weather forecast to show the details of a different city. By default, the weather forecast features shows the temperature in Fahrenheit, and you may well wish to change this to Celsius. Let’s see how to do both. To begin, open Outlook and go to the Calendar view. You will notice the weather forecast is displayed just below the Ribbon.

Customise Outlook's weather forecast by city

  1. Click on the drop down arrow to the right of the default city name.
  2. Select 'Add Location' in the drop-down menu. Customise the weather forecast in Outlook 2013
  3. Type in the name of the city you want and press enter. A selection of cities matching the description will appear.
  4. Click on the correct option and the weather report for that city will now be displayed.

Customise Outlook's weather forecast by Fahrenheit/Celsius measurement

  1. Go to the 'File' tab, select 'Options' and then click 'Calendar. '
  2. Scroll down to the weather option and select 'Celsius.'  Click OK.

Customise the weather forecast in Outlook 2013

Your weather forecast is now customised! You can hover over a particular day to see further details and use the drop-down to view forecasts for other cities.

Customise the weather forecast in Outlook 2013

If you're interested in finding out what other great features Outlook 2013 has to offer, take a look at New Horizons' Microsoft Outlook 2013 training courses.

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Nicky Bull  

Nicky started her professional life over 19 years ago in the IT industry. Through the initial years of her career, she worked in the areas of software development & project management for some of the leading organisations in South Africa and U.K. Over the past 6 years, Nicky has been working as a Desktop Applications trainer, delivering courses to both corporate as well as government organisations across the entire Microsoft Office suite. Her approach to training delivery is very pragmatic and she finds immense fulfilment in her ability to assist other people with their growth and development.

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