100points

AccuWeather

94points

The Weather Channel

AccuWeather
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AccuWeather vs The Weather Channel

AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
100
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AccuWeather
94
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The Weather Channel

Why is AccuWeather better than The Weather Channel?

  • 5days longer forecast
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    15daysvs10days
  • Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
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  • 0.1 higher rating on Google Play
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    4.3vs4.2
  • Allows customization
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  • 5 More frequent updates
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    15vs20
  • Has an animated background
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  • 18 more languages supported
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    24vs6
  • Can be personalised
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Why is The Weather Channel better than AccuWeather?

  • Has favorite weather alerts
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  • 5.3MB smaller app size (iOS app)
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    24MBvs29.3MB
  • Provides a description about the forecast
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  • Saves your favorite travel routes
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  • Includes a lifestyle section
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General info

1.rating on Apple's App Store

3.5

3.5

The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store. The rating measures the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The score ranges from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).
2.Is compatible with Android
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
3.Free app
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
4.iOS app size

29.3MB

24MB

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.
5.rating on Google Play

4.3

4.2

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.
6.Is compatible with iOS
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Weather forecast

1. longer forecast

15days

10days

With a longer forecast, you can better plan your future activities.
2.Has severe weather alerts
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
The app will send you a notification when there is a severe weather warning issued, such as for hurricanes, earthquakes, extreme temperatures, etc.
3.Covers the entire world
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
An app 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.
4.Has favorite weather alerts
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
You can set up alerts for your favorite or most desired weather conditions (like your perfect sailing day), and the app will inform you.
5.Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
It can provide you with information about the likelihood of a thunderstorm. This could be very useful to plan your day.
6.Has cloud coverage information
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
The app provides information about the cloudiness (that is, 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.

Meteorological data

1.Informs about the dew point
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
The app shows information about the dew point. This is the temperature at which the water vapor in the air begins to condense. It will affect how you feel when you get out of a pool, lake or ocean. If it is very low you will feel cooler.
2.Has UV forecast
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
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.
3.Informs about the wind speed
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
The app shows the wind speed. It is especially useful for paragliders, kite-fliers, sailors and other sports-related to the wind.
4.Provides the sunrise/sunset time
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
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.
5.Informs about the risk of ice
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
It provides information about the ice levels. This might be especially useful if you plan to drive, so that you can plan accordingly in order to stay safe.
6.Shows the moon phases
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
It provides information about moon including culmination, moonphase, the amount of days until full moon on the calendar, etc. This could be especially useful for people interested in astrology.

Features

1.Has a pollen forecast
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
The app 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.
2.Includes maps
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
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.
3.Shows infographic information
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
App features include infographic information, such as graphs and charts. These help you get precisely the data you want, in an easy to digest format.
4.Allows customization
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
You can customize the app, which allows you to display the metrics that are most important to you (such as wind speed, humidity, pressure) while hiding the ones you don't need.
5.Saves your favorite travel routes
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
The app allows you to save your favorite travel routes and will show you how they will be affected by the weather.
6.Has an animated background
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
The app changes its background to match the weather. This makes the design more attractive.

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