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Change Fahrenheit to Celsius in Weather app in Windows 10

The Weather app in Windows 10 can display the temperature in Fahrenheit (°F) or Celsius (°C). Users not in the United States might want to switch the unit to the more familiar Celsius scale and vice versa. Switching between these two units in the Weather app is quite easy. Here is how it can be done.

Windows 10 comes with the Weather app which allows the user to get the weather forecast for your current location. It can show average temperatures and record data for your place and around the world. It is a Store (UWP) app developed by Microsoft which uses the MSN service to get accurate 10-day and hourly forecasts.

The app can display the temperature in Fahrenheit (°F) or Celsius (°C).  You can switch between them quickly with a single keystroke.

To change Fahrenheit to Celsius in the Weather app in Windows 10, do the following.

  1. Launch the Weather app. It can be found in the Start menu.Tip: you can save your time. See How to navigate apps by alphabet in Windows 10 Start menu.
  2. Press the Alt + Enter shortcut keys together on the keyboard to switch between Fahrenheit and Celsius.

The Weather app showing the temperature in Fahrenheit:

The Weather app showing the temperature in Celsius:

Another quick way you can use is the F (Fahrenheit) or C (Celsius) letters next to the temperature degree values. These letters are clickable.

Finally, you can change the temperature unit to Fahrenheit or Celsius in the Weather app settings.

How to Change Temperature to Fahrenheit or Celsius in Weather app Settings

  1. Launch the Weather app from the Start menu.
  2. Click the gear glyph icon in the bottom left corner to open the Settings page.
  3. The Settings page will appear on the screen.Under Show temperature in, set the desired option and you are done.

Now read: How to Get Weather Forecast In PowerShell.

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2 thoughts on “Change Fahrenheit to Celsius in Weather app in Windows 10

  1. Dee

    The weather app in Windows 8 comes with degree Fahrenheit as its default unit for temperature and its a bit tricky to find out how to change that. To do so, open the weather app and fade in the Charms menu (point your cursor to the top or bottom right corner and slide towards the appearing icons). There, choose Settings. Unlike if you open the settings on the main Metro menu this will open the weather settings where you click on Settings again. There you have the option to change the temperature unit from Fahrenheit to Celsius or back if you wish to.

  2. Mario X

    The default windows Weather app is very imprecise for my location, and in any case I am used to another one. Can I set which weather service I want?


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