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php:openweathermap_api_in_php_example

Documentation on the API is available from https://openweathermap.org/current

function getweather($City) {
$url = "http://api.openweathermap.org/data/2.5/weather?q=".$City."&lang=en&units=metric&APPID= << Your API Key Goes here >>";
 
$ch = curl_init();
 
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HEADER, 0);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $url);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_VERBOSE, 0);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, false);
$response = curl_exec($ch);
 
curl_close($ch);
$data = json_decode($response);
$currentTime = time();
 
$html=date("l g:i a", $currentTime)." ".date("jS F, Y",$currentTime)." => ";
$html.=ucwords($data->weather[0]->description)." ";
 
/* <img src="http://openweathermap.org/img/w/<?php echo $data->weather[0]->icon; ?>.png"> */
$html.="Temperature ".$data->main->temp_min."°C to ".$data->main->temp_max."°C ";
$html.="Humidity: ".$data->main->humidity." ";
$html.="Wind: ".$data->wind->speed;
 
return $html;
}

This simple example returns a string of current weather for a given city, example below.

echo getweather("Nottingham,uk");
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