From thunderstorms to heat waves, we all need to know what the weather has planned next and what better way to do so than with your phone?
From thunderstorms to heat waves, we all need to know what the weather has planned next and what better way to do so than with your phone? There are a number of weather apps on the market, making it easier than ever to check on the weather while on the go.
Below are five of the best apps to ensure you never get caught in the rain again.
My Weather Forecasts (iOS)
My Weather Forecasts makes it quick and easy to keep track of the weather, all with a sleek design and easy to understand information, even at a glance. My Weather Forecasts knows where you are and automatically updates the app so you can check the weather with just a few quick clicks. My Weather Forecasts provides you with all the weather information you could need, from wind speeds to chance of rain. You can also store an unlimited number of locations from around the world, so you can keep an eye on the weather for your next holiday location or even a dream beach resort you’re saving to visit.
Live Weather Widget Accurate (Android)
Live Weather places a customizable clock and weather forecast right on your home screen, so there are never any surprises when it comes to the weather. You can customize the information that you want shown on the widget, including hourly forecast, sunrise and sunset times and UV index, allowing you to see the information that is important to you. The app even offers you live weather wallpapers, so that your phone is fit for every season. A really nice feature of the app is that you can set up weather alert notifications, for the information that you want to stay on top of, is there going to be a thunderstorm, Live Weather can send you a notification so that you know in advance.
The BBC Weather app offers a clean and simple design, with weather reports you know you can always trust, with the BBC having almost a hundred years of weather reporting experience. The app includes hourly weather updates, in an easy to understand layout format, meaning you can easily stay informed about the weather even in the most temperamental of climates. At a glance forecasts make it even easier to check that you don’t get caught in the rain, with the information that matters all on one easy to read screen. For those looking for a little more information, a more detailed report offers a little more information, including ‘feels like’ temperature, which takes into account all factors such as wind speed, to give you a realistic idea of the temperature outside.
With weather reports that are updated hourly, the simply named Weather is the perfect app to ensure that you’re prepared for all conditions. Using the widget that comes with the app you can easily see the weather in your local area, right from your home screen. For a more detailed weather report and to check the weather in a variety of locations around the world the app offers all of the information you could need. Within the app you can check everything from the chance of rain to UV index. The app also includes smaller details such as relative humidity, dew point and visibility distance.
Weather Underground is a power weather app that provides users with hyper-local forecast and customizable alerts so that you’re prepared for whatever the weather may throw at you. You can choose how you view weather reports, from a ten-day forecast to a much more detailed hourly view. One feature that makes Weather Underground stand out is the ability to compare the day’s weather with historical weather records, allowing you to see how the weather changes from year to year in your local area. With Weather Underground you can also report on your local weather, helping those in your community with an even more detailed weather report. Weather Underground supports Apple watching, with a ten-day forecast all from your wrist, keeping up-to-date with the weather has never been easier.