The default weather application for the iPhone uses the yahoo weather service which is notoriously inaccurate for Australian weather compared to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Australian BOM Weather is a tweak to get accurate Bureau of Meteorology weather information on the iPhone. It also provides BOM weather for some other jailbreak applications including Weather Icon and Weather Plugins for LockInfo.
Note: Australian BOM Weather only support iOS versions up to iOS 4. For support for iOS 5 and the Notification Center Weather Widget see Australian BOM Weather+
Any information that isn’t held by the BOM will show yahoo data. For example, if the BOM only provides a 3 day forecast for your location the forecast for days 4, 5 and 6 will come from yahoo. Also, BOM locations don’t match yahoo locations exactly. To see what BOM location your location is mapped to click here.
Australian BOM Weather for the iPhone is currently in beta so any feedback would be greatly appreciated. For feedback or issues please contact me at [email protected]
All weather information provided by Australian BOM Weather for the iPhone is copyright the Bureau of Meteorology.
There are no new icons added to the homescreen and no options to configure.
For more information see the Developer’s Page below