Get the weather app you can trust! AccuWeather is one of the most well-known weather apps in the game with the most comprehensive data. While the app is no-frills, it features the basics, including extended forecasts and hourly forecasts. Minute-by-minute forecasts are available up to two hours in advance, but you can only get hourly conditions up to 72 hours in advance, as opposed to 7 days with other apps. Other features include radar, Android Wear support, and more. It also includes a MinuteCast feature. The app itself looks pretty good and the widgets are serviceable. It's one of the better all-around weather apps.
How could The Weather Channel’s app not make our list? The Weather Channel is the world's most downloaded weather app in the world. Stay informed with reliable forecasts, interactive radar and real-time rain alerts, backed by the most trusted name in weather. It's beautifully designed with location-specific photo backgrounds and current weather details, but its best feature is Social Weather which lets you report local conditions to help others get the most current information. It also provides you with a wealth of meteorological data such as temperature, wind, and visibility on an hourly or daily basis, with an extended 10-day forecast available. The app also includes social sharing features for users to upload images, tweets, videos, and photos.
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Dark Sky is one of our picks for the best weather apps! While it's not free like the others, but if you’re serious about tracking the weather, there's nothing better than this. Where Dark Sky shines is in its smooth and elegant visuals and predictions--an accurate source of hyperlocal weather information. Meaning it uses state-of-the-art technology to predict the weather. With down-to-the-minute forecasts, you’ll know exactly when the rain will start or stop, right where you're standing. You’ll get notifications, a home screen widget, and a daily weather summary sent straight to your notifications screen every morning. Also, you can sign up for a two-week free trial of the premium features, so try Dark Sky out for yourself.
1Weather has been around for a long time and is not only one of the most popular weather apps on this list, but also one of the highest rated. This beautifully designed weather app features a clean, modern design that provides you with essential weather info at a glance. Want more? In-depth forecast info is never more than a tap away. Whether you want to check the temperature, precipitation, Doppler radar, or sunrise and sunset times, 1Weather has you covered. Severe weather alerts help you stay prepared and an app exclusive 12-Week PRECISION CAST from Weather2020 and renowned meteorologist Gary Lezak keeps you informed far in advance.
Weather for All is Weather Underground's motto. It's one of the more complete weather apps. Powered by 250,000+ weather stations, provides the world's most accurate hyper-local weather forecasts, radar, maps, widgets, and severe weather alerts to deliver truly local weather forecasts. Along with those features, it includes health info such as UV risk, local flu outbreaks, and pollen. With an interactive WunderMap that uses crowd-sourced reports to verify weather data, you can trust that the conditions reported on the free Weather Underground app are the most accurate to your area.
If you have a sense of humor, Carrot Weather will make you smile. It's an eerily accurate weather app with personality that delivers hilariously twisted forecasts. The app pulls data from Dark Sky to provide current, hourly, and 7-day forecasts with snarky AI commentary. Infographics put useful information in quick reach, with more detailed meteorological data available as you tap and swipe. With a great UI and weather data, it's robot-like personality can be somewhat evil at times. But it's all in good fun, and the personality features can be customized or turned off. Also, this weather app is full of customization options. Do you want the “feels like temperature” in the Today view widget? You can do that. Do you want the UV index in the main view? You can do that. It’s 100% customizable.
If you're a weather nerd or a storm chaser, this is the weather app for you! RadarScope is considered the best storm tracker! It's the preferred app of meteorologists, emergency managers, spotters, and weather enthusiasts everywhere. This app doesn’t tell you the temperature and it's not going to provide you with a forecast. In fact, Radarscope is the ultimate weather radar. It provides native data rendering of reflective, velocity, dual-polarization, echo tops, accumulation, and more from any NEXRAD or TDWR radar in the U.S., Guam, and Puerto Rico. Radar layers include severe weather warnings, lightning alerts, and a variety of storm trackers. In layman's terms, this weather app gives incredibly detailed information on coming storms and other weather patterns.
Always have access to the weather! WeatherBug is one of the older weather apps on here. You can get the most precise weather forecasts from weather stations in your neighborhood. It features all of the stuff you'd expect from a weather app. That includes weather forecasts, temperature, radar, weather alerts, and more. It also features 18 different weather maps, a lightning alert system, traffic conditions, and more. It's a really solid, stable weather app with more than enough features for most people. Some of the features in WeatherBug that you won’t find in other apps include heat index, pollen count, and UV index. The developers do a good job keeping the UI at least relatively modernized.
Dealing with the weather is hard enough. Seeing the forecast is easy with Hello Weather. An exceptionally useful, no-nonsense weather app for iOS and Android. You get a quick overview of the current conditions throughout the day and the rest of the week, all at a glance. The other standout feature of Hello Weather is that you can switch weather data sources right there on the main screen. Pick from Dark Sky, AccuWeather, AerisWeather, The Weather Channel and the Weather Underground. What sets it apart from the rest is its straightforwardness; it doesn't have ugly ads, confusing interfaces, and gimmicks. With its information-rich yet pretty interface, you get all the weather info you need, and nothing you don't!