98points

AccuWeather

100points

The Weather Channel

AccuWeather
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47 facts in comparison

AccuWeather vs The Weather Channel

AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel
98
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100
points

Why is AccuWeather better than The Weather Channel?

  • Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
  • Allows customization
  • Provides satellite images
  • Can be personalised
  • Doesn’t require account
  • Informs about the risk of ice
  • 5 More frequent updates
    15vs20
  • Integrates with social networks

Why is The Weather Channel better than AccuWeather?

  • Covers the entire world
  • Has a pollen forecast
  • 5.3MB smaller app size (iOS app)
    24MBvs29.3MB
  • Has favourite weather alerts
  • Saves your favourite travel routes
  • Provides a description about the forecast
  • Includes a lifestyle section

Key features and highlights

General info

1. smaller app size (iOS app)

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.

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Blue

0.4MB

2.Higher rating on the App Store

3.5

3.5

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.

Best

Home and Dry

5

3. more languages supported

24

6

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.

Best

eWeather HD

37

4.Free application
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

5.Is compatible with Android
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

6.Higher 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.

Best

MyRadar Weather Radar

5.5

Weather forecast

1. longer forecast

15days

10days

With a longer forecast, you can better plan your future activities.

Best

Palmary Weather Premium

15days

2.Covers the entire world
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel

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.

3.Has severe weather alerts
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel

The application will send you a notification when there is a severe weather warning issued, such as for hurricanes, earthquakes, extreme temperatures etc.

4.Has cloud coverage information
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel

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.

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 favourite weather alerts
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel

You can set up alerts for your favourite or most desired weather conditions (like your perfect sailing day) and the application will inform you.

Meteorological data

1.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.

2.Informs about the dew point
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel

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.

3.Informs about the wind speed
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel

The application shows the wind speed. It is especially useful for paragliders, kite-fliers, sailors and other sports related to wind.

4.Provides satellite images
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel

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.

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.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.

Features

1.Has a pollen forecast
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel

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.

2.Shows infographic information
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel

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.

3.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.

4.Provides past weather forecasts
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel

The application can show you the weather forecast also from the past few days.This can help you to spot trends in the weather. It is particularly useful for planning, for example, in the case your profession is dependent on weather conditions.

5.Saves your favourite travel routes
AccuWeather
The Weather Channel

The application allows you to save your favourite travel routes and will show you how they will be affected by the weather.

6.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.

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