How to Change Weather Widget Temperature to Fahrenheit or Celsius in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users steps to change the widget weather temperature unit to Fahrenheit (°F) or Celsius (°C) when using Windows 11. Windows supports multiple countries and regions which will influence how your date/time, numeric, and currency data types appear when you apply formatting options.

The widget weather board will also be updated based on your region and location you specified during your set up.

Windows comes with multiple widgets that sit on the taskbar. They are feeds of content such as news, weather, stocks and traffic that are automatically updated with live information from your taskbar.

To use the widgets board, you need to sign into your Microsoft account, your work account, or your school account.

If your originally set your weather temperature in one unit, you can change it to show in either Fahrenheit (°F) or Celsius (°C).

How to update widget temperature to read in Fahrenheit or Celsius in Windows 11

As mentioned above, if your originally set your widget weather temperature unit in one format, you can change it to show in either Fahrenheit (°F) or Celsius (°C).

Below is how to update the widget temperature unit in Windows 11.

By default, your region and location you select in Windows will determine your widget temperature unit.

change widget temperature in windows 11

To change it, open open the Widgets by pressing the Windows key + W on the keyboard.

Then select More options (3 dots) button in the upper right corner of the Weather widget, and select Customize widget.

customize windows widget in windows 11

From there you can change the temperature unit as highlighted below and save.

windows 11 temperature unit change

Once saved, the new unit should show up.

change widget unit in windows 11

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to change the widget weather temperature unit in Windows 11. If you find any error above or have something to add, please use the comment form below.

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