Weather package for Laravel to use different providers to get weather info
This package allows you to fetch weather data from different weather providers
You can install the package via composer:
composer require vemcogroup/laravel-weather
The package will automatically register its service provider.
To publish the config file to
php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Vemcogroup\Weather\WeatherServiceProvider"
The default configuration can be seen here
At the moment this package support the following weather services, you can update
WEATHER_PROVIDER to one of the following
|Dark Sky||darksky||https://darksky.net||Manual||Deprecated, not able to acquire api key https://blog.darksky.net. Will continue to function until March 31st, 2023.|
|Weatherstack||weatherstack||https://weatherstack.com||Auto||For historical data a minimum Standard license is required. For forecast data a minimum Professional license is required.|
|WeatherKit||weatherkit||https://developer.apple.com/weatherkit/||Auto||Needs an apple developer account.|
For other weather services fill free to create an issue or make a Pull Request.
Manual geocoding you need a Google geocode api key.
Acquire it here https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/geocoding/start and insert it into your .env file.
Start by setting up your request
$request = (new Vemcogroup\Weather\Request('1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA'));
By default, it caches the weather response for 24hrs (86.400sec), this can be changed by setting a second parameter to cache timeout (in seconds)
$request = (new Vemcogroup\Weather\Request('1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA', 600));
There two available unit types, default is Metric:
To change the response units you can do the following:
To change the locale for descriptions, summaries and other texts in the response, do the following:
Locale need to be an 2-letter ISO Code of your preferred language.
Dates If you need to select the dates to get weather data for E.g for historical data, set the dates like this:
All dates in the array need to
If you need to set any extra options based in your selected weather provider you can do the following:
To get current weather and forecast response you can do this:
$weather = weather()->getForecast($request);
Weather response will always be a
Collection of responses.
Forecast days depends on weather service provider.
To get current weather data:
$weather->first()->getCurrently(); // DataPoint
To get forecast you can take first element of response and get the forecast like this:
$weather->first()->getDaily()->getData(); // array
Afterward run through the array with represent each day of the forecast on a
To get historical data you can do this:
$weather = weather()->getHistorical($request);
Remember to set dates on request.
Response will be a collection with keys representing the dates for historical data.
To see what response data is available look into source code