Split-Flap TV Documentation

Show Real-Time Weather

SEAT NEEDED: First Class

Everyone is curious about the weather and weather is a great conversation starter. Show real-time weather observations, information, and forecasts on your screens. You can show weather information of any location worldwide.

To show real-time weather information on a Split-Flap TV use these shortcodes below.

Syntax

#WEA#{Code}#{Location}#[OptionalArguments]#

For example: #WEA#AA#Brussels,BE#C#
will show you the current temperature of Brussels in Belgium in Celsius.
The first part shows WEA. That is the instruction for weather information. AA corresponds to the current temperate. Brussels,BE refers to Brussels in Belgium and is the location. And the C parameter returns the value in Celsius. This is an optional argument that can be specified, based on the meaning of the {Code}.

Important note: All codes except for the location must be in uppercase!

Location parameter

Parameter Meaning Example
Location

Location of where you want to the weather. This can be:

  • city name
  • city name, country code
  • city name, state code, country code

You can call by city name or city name, state code and country code. Please note that searching by states is available only for the USA locations.

City name, state code and country codes are divided by comma, Please, refer to ISO 3166 for the state codes or country codes.

When in doubt then check out the real name of the location directly at the weather service API that we are using.

Brussels,BE

Paris,FR

New York,US

Instruction Parameter

The instruction parameter is the 2nd part or block of the weather short code. It is always a 2 character code that starts with A, B, C, D, E, F, G.

An instruction starting with an A refers to current weather information. A B at the beginning refers to weather information for today. C is for information about tomorrow. D is for the day after tomorrow and so on.

Starts with … Group
A Current observation of this location
B Forecast of today
C Forecast of tomorrow (today +1)
D Forecast of day after tomorrow (today +2)
E Forecast of today +3
F Forecast of today +4
G Forecast of today +5

Parameters for Current Observation (A group)

Here are the instructions for the A group, the current weather information.

Parameter Meaning Optional arguments
AA Current temperature C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
AB Current feels like  
AC Current weather text * Language code, EN (default)
AD Current pressure  
AE Current humidity  
AF Current visibility  
AG Current wind speed  
AH Current wind direction  
AI Current cloudiness  
AJ Last updated timestamp  
AK City  
AL Country  

Parameters for Forecast of Today (B group)

The B group has these instructions, all referring to the forecast of today.

Parameter Meaning Optional arguments
BA Today’s date  
BB Today’s abbreviated day  
BC Today’s full day  
BD Sunrise  
BE Sunset  
BF Temperature day C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
BG Temperature minimum C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
BH Temperature maximum C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
BI Temperature night C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
BJ Temperature evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
BK Temperature morning C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
BL Feels like day C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
BM Feels like night C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
BN Feels like evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
BO Feels like evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
BP Today’s pressure  
BQ Today’s humidity  
BR Today’s weather text * Language code, EN (default)
BS Today’s wind speed  
BT Today’s wind direction  
BU Today’s cloudiness  
BV Today’s precipitation volume  
BW Today’s probability of precipitation  

Parameters for Forecast of Today + 1 Day (C group)

The C group has these instructions, all referring to the forecast of tomorrow or today + 1 day.

Parameter Meaning Optional arguments
CA D+1 date  
CB D+1 abbreviated day  
CC D+1 full day  
CD Sunrise  
CE Sunset  
CF Temperature day C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
CG Temperature minimum C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
CH Temperature maximum C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
CI Temperature night C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
CJ Temperature evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
CK Temperature morning C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
CL Feels like day C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
CM Feels like night C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
CN Feels like evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
CO Feels like evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
CP D+1 pressure  
CQ D+1 humidity  
CR D+1 weather text * Language code, EN (default)
CS D+1 wind speed  
CT D+1 wind direction  
CU D+1 cloudiness  
CV D+1 precipitation volume  
CW D+1 probability of precipitation  

Parameters for Forecast of Today + 2 Days (D group)

The D group has these instructions, all referring to the forecast of today + 2 days.

Parameter Meaning Optional arguments
DA D+2 date  
DB D+2 abbreviated day  
DC D+2 full day  
DD Sunrise  
DE Sunset  
DF Temperature day C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
DG Temperature minimum C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
DH Temperature maximum C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
DI Temperature night C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
DJ Temperature evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
DK Temperature morning C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
DL Feels like day C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
DM Feels like night C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
DN Feels like evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
DO Feels like evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
DP D+2 pressure  
DQ D+2 humidity  
DR D+2 weather text * Language code, EN (default)
DS D+2 wind speed  
DT D+2 wind direction  
DU D+2 cloudiness  
DV D+2 precipitation volume  
DW D+2 probability of precipitation  

Parameters for Forecast of Today + 3 Days (E group)

The E group has these instructions, all referring to the forecast of today + 3 days.

Parameter Meaning Optional arguments
EA D+3 date  
EB D+3 abbreviated day  
EC D+3 full day  
ED Sunrise  
EE Sunset  
EF Temperature day C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
EG Temperature minimum C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
EH Temperature maximum C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
EI Temperature night C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
EJ Temperature evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
EK Temperature morning C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
EL Feels like day C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
EM Feels like night C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
EN Feels like evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
EO Feels like evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
EP D+3 pressure  
EQ D+3 humidity  
ER D+3 weather text * Language code, EN (default)
ES D+3 wind speed  
ET D+3 wind direction  
EU D+3 cloudiness  
EV D+3 precipitation volume  
EW D+3 probability of precipitation  

Parameters for Forecast of Today + 4 Days (F group)

The F group has these instructions, all referring to the forecast of today + 4 days.

Parameter Meaning Optional arguments
FA D+4 date  
FB D+4 abbreviated day  
FC D+4 full day  
FD Sunrise  
FE Sunset  
FF Temperature day C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
FG Temperature minimum C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
FH Temperature maximum C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
FI Temperature night C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
FJ Temperature evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
FK Temperature morning C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
FL Feels like day C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
FM Feels like night C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
FN Feels like evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
FO Feels like evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
FP D+4 pressure  
FQ D+4 humidity  
FR D+4 weather text * Language code, EN (default)
FS D+4 wind speed  
FT D+4 wind direction  
FU D+4 cloudiness  
FV D+4 precipitation volume  
FW D+4 probability of precipitation  

Parameters for forecast of Today + 5 Days (G group)

The G group has these instructions, all referring to the forecast of today + 5 days.

Parameter Meaning Optional arguments
GA D+5 date  
GB D+5 abbreviated day  
GC D+5 full day  
GD Sunrise  
GE Sunset  
GF Temperature day C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
GG Temperature minimum C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
GH Temperature maximum C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
GI Temperature night C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
GJ Temperature evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
GK Temperature morning C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
GL Feels like day C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
GM Feels like night C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
GN Feels like evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
GO Feels like evening C for Celsius or F for Fahrenheit
GP D+5 pressure  
GQ D+5 humidity  
GR D+5 weather text * Language code, EN (default)
GS D+5 wind speed  
GT D+5 wind direction  
GU D+5 cloudiness  
GV D+5 precipitation volume  
GW D+5 probability of precipitation  

* Languages codes

Return texts in specific languages.

Code Language
AF Afrikaans
AL Albanian
AR Arabic
AZ Azerbaijani
BG Bulgarian
CA Catalan
CZ Czech
DA Danish
DE German
EL Greek
EN English
EU Basque
FA Persian (Farsi)
FI Finnish
FR French
GL Galician
HE Hebrew
HI Hindi
HR Croatian
HU Hungarian
ID Indonesian
IT Italian
JA Japanese
KR Korean
LA Latvian
LT Lithuanian
MK Macedonian
NO Norwegian
NL Dutch
PL Polish
PT Portuguese
PT_BR Português Brasil
RO Romanian
RU Russian
SV Swedish
SK Slovak
SL Slovenian
SP Spanish
SR Serbian
TH Thai
TR Turkish
UA Ukrainian
VI Vietnamese
ZH_CN Chinese Simplified
ZH_TW Chinese Traditional
ZU Zulu