98points

AccuWeather

70points

The Weather Network

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44 facts in comparison

AccuWeather vs The Weather Network

AccuWeather
The Weather Network
AccuWeather
The Weather Network
98
points
70
points

Why is AccuWeather better than The Weather Network?

  • Informs about the dew point
  • Has UV forecast
  • Has cloud coverage information
  • Provides data about the chance of rain
  • Allows customization
  • It provides the “RealFeel”
  • Informs about the atmospheric pressure
  • Shows the moon phases

Why is The Weather Network better than AccuWeather?

  • Has a pollen forecast
  • 20.5MB smaller app size (iOS app)
    8.8MBvs29.3MB
  • Includes picture galleries
  • Includes a lifestyle section

Key features and highlights

General info

1.Higher rating on the App Store

3.5

3

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

2. smaller app size (iOS app)

29.3MB

8.8MB

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.

Best

Blue

0.4MB

3. more languages supported

24

4

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 app
AccuWeather
The Weather Network

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 Network

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

6.Higher rating on Google Play

4.3

4

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

14days

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

Best

Palmary Weather Premium

15days

2.Has severe weather alerts
AccuWeather
The Weather Network

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

3.Has cloud coverage information
AccuWeather
The Weather Network

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.

4.Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
AccuWeather
The Weather Network

It can provide you with information about the likelihood of a thunderstorm. This could be very useful to plan your day.

5.Provides data about the chance of rain
AccuWeather
The Weather Network

It updates you on the chance of rain. You will know the possibility of it raining and can decide if you need to take waterproof clothing or an umbrella when you go out.

6.It provides the “RealFeel”
AccuWeather
The Weather Network

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.

Meteorological data

1.Has UV forecast
AccuWeather
The Weather Network

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 Network

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 Network

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 Network

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 Network

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 humidity rate
AccuWeather
The Weather Network

The app estimates the humidity rate in percentage. The humidity rate shows the amount of moisture in the air, which has an affect on the temperature.

Features

1.Has a pollen forecast
AccuWeather
The Weather Network

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.Includes maps
AccuWeather
The Weather Network

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 Network

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.

4.Provides past weather forecasts
AccuWeather
The Weather Network

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.Allows customization
AccuWeather
The Weather Network

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.

6.Includes picture galleries
AccuWeather
The Weather Network

The application provides a collection of pictures, usually taken by users. This creates a more engaging experience and allows you to be part of the community.

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