AccuWeatherThe Weather Channel
Top 6%524 points
Top 6%
Top 9%509 points
Top 9%
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AccuWeather vs The Weather Channel: 47 facts in comparison

1. longer forecast

With a longer forecast, you can better plan your future activities.
15days
Palmary Weather Premium: 15days
10days

2. Covers the entire world

An application that can show you the forecast for the whole world is especially useful for people who do activities such as trekking or mountain climbing in remote places.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
48% have it

3. Informs about the dew point

The application shows information about the dew point. This is the temperature at which the water vapor in the air begins to condense. It will affects how you feel when you get out of a pool, lake or the ocean. If it is very low you will feel cooler.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
34% have it

4. Has severe weather alerts

The application will send you a notification when there is a severe weather warning issued, such as for hurricanes, earthquakes, extreme temperatures etc.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
42% have it

5. Has a pollen forecast

The application shows the measurement of potential pollen levels in the atmosphere. This feature is very important for people who suffer allergic reactions to pollen. It is usually measured as extreme, very high, high, moderate and low.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
8% have it

6. Allows customization

You can customise the app, allowing you to display the metrics that are most important to you - for example wind speed, humidity, pressure - whilst hiding the ones you do not need.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
34% have it

7. smaller app size (iOS app)

A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.
29.3MB
Blue: 0.4MB
24MB

8. Provides satellite images

The application will offer you full satellite images of the location selected, using data from meteorological satellites. They are very useful in science, meteorological science or sailing.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
32% have it

9. Shows infographic information

Features of the application include infographic information, such as graphs and charts. These help you get precisely the data you want, in an easy to digest format.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
38% have it

10. Includes maps

It includes localized maps to help you see the information easily at a glance. Usually, you can zoom in on the maps and see the desired location with more detail.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
48% have it

11. Informs about the risk of thunderstorms

It can provide you with information about the likelihood of a thunderstorm. This could be very useful to plan your day.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
28% have it

12. more languages supported

You can use a wider range of languages in the application. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.
24
eWeather HD: 37
6

13. Higher rating on Google Play

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
4.3
MyRadar Weather Radar: 5.5
4.2

14. Has cloud coverage information

The application provides information about the cloudiness, ie. what proportion of the sky will be covered by clouds. This will allow you to know how grey or sunny the day will be in your location.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
52% have it

15. Provides a description about the forecast

As well as the raw data, it offers descriptive text which provides the weather forecast information in a more natural, easier to read format.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
22% have it

16. Higher rating on the App Store

The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
3.5
Home and Dry: 5
3.5

17. Has UV forecast

It gives UV Index Forecast. Also called ultraviolet index, it detects how much radiation the sun is emitting in your location in real-time. An index of “1” indicates weak ultraviolet rays, while an index of “11” means extremely powerful ultraviolet rays. This information is very important for health reasons if you are planning to sunbathe.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
26% have it

18. Has in-app purchases

You can unlock additional content and features by making small purchases within the app.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
44% have it

19. Provides the sunrise/sunset time

It can provide you with the exact time when the sunset or sunrise will take place. This feature will help you to plan your day by knowing when daylight starts and finishes.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
60% have it

20. Is compatible with Windows Phone

It is compatible with a range of Windows Phone devices.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
14% have it

21. Has an animated background

The application changes its background to match the weather. This makes the design more attractive.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
46% have it

22. Integrates with social networks

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
48% have it

23. It provides the “RealFeel”

Apart from the actual temperature, it also provides the “RealFeel”. This concept was created by AccuWeather.com in 1990 and takes several factors into account to determine how the weather actually feels. It considers things like humidity, sun intensity and cloud cover. This gives you a more accurate idea of what it will really be like when you get outside.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
40% have it

24. Saves your favourite travel routes

The application allows you to save your favourite travel routes and will show you how they will be affected by the weather.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
2% have it

25. Has favourite weather alerts

You can set up alerts for your favourite or most desired weather conditions (like your perfect sailing day) and the application will inform you.
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
4% have it

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