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Hubot: hubot-forecastio

A Hubot Script that looks up weather forcast data from with geocoding courtesy of Google Maps

See src/ for full documentation.




Add hubot-forecastio to your package.json file:

  "hubot": ">= 2.5.1",
  "hubot-scripts": ">= 2.4.2",
  "hubot-forecastio": ">= 1.0.0"

Add hubot-forecastio to your external-scripts.json:


Run npm install


Edit your bin/hubot file and add the environment variable FORECAST_IO_API_KEY

export HUBOT_FORECAST_IO_API_KEY=123abc456def

You can obtain a API key from their developer page

It will default to Fahrenheit and miles per hour, or you can set the following optional variable for different units


Acceptable values are:

  • us - [Default] Fahrenheit and miles per hour
  • ca - Celsius and kilometers per hour
  • uk - Celsius and miles per hour
  • si - Celsius and meters per second

Sample Interaction

jsolis>> Hubot weather in Jackson Heights, NY
hubot>> In Jackson Heights, Queens, NY, USA, it is currently 20.77. Feels like 10.63. Partly cloudy for the hour. Mostly cloudy throughout the day.