Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for a quick project to keep them busy this weekend may be interested in the new Raspberry Pi Zero clock and temperature gauge which has been created by Hackster.io member Jeremiah Mattison. Jeremiah has Kindly published everything you need including full instructions and code overall in the Hackster.io website allowing you to recreate his Raspberry Pi clock with outside temperature display which uses a connection to the OpenWeatherMap online service. As well as an inside temperature displayed using a MCP9808 sensor.
The clocks display has been created using an Adafruit 1.2-inch 4-Digit 7-Segment Display, and the temperature is monitored using an Adafruit MCP9808 High Accuracy I2C Temperature Sensor Breakout Board both available from the online Adafruit store. Jeremiah has rated the project as easy and said it should just take 60 minutes or so to create the project. For full instructions and all available code jump over to the Hackster.io website by following the link below.
If you are using a Pi Zero for projects, you might be interested to know that earlier this month the official Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the availability of a new mini PC. In the form of the Raspberry Pi Zero WH which comes with headers pre-soldered onto the board making it even easier to prototype and make connections to the mini PC. Jump over to our previous article located here for more details.
If you enjoy building Pi projects you might be interested in our comprehensive list of Raspberry Pi displays, HATS and small screens.