BBC Weather
BBC Weather
Top 57%16 points
Top 57%
Key features and highlights

BBC Weather: 23 facts and highlights

1. longer forecast

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

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.
BBC Weather
48% have it

3. Ad-free

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
BBC Weather
68% have it

4. 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.
BBC Weather
8% have it

5. 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.

6. 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.

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.

8. 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.
BBC Weather
26% have it

9. 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.

10. smaller application size (Android app)

The application requires less storage space on your device. A smaller size means there is more space on your device for other applications, as well as other data such as photos and music.

11. 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.
BBC Weather
60% have it

12. Doesn’t require account

The app doesn't require you to make an account in order to log in and use the app.
BBC Weather
92% have it

13. Has an animated background

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

14. Informs about the atmospheric pressure

The atmospheric pressure is the force per unit area exerted against a surface by the weight of air above that surface. It is an important metric in altimeter settings for flights.
BBC Weather
56% have it

15. Provides the humidity rate

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.
BBC Weather
78% have it

16. Has sliding navigation menu

With a slide navigation menu, you can easily navigate through the application from side-to-side, up and down. For example, you can swipe vertically to get more detailed information or horizontally to check the favourite locations. This feature increases the functionality on applications.
BBC Weather
72% have it

17. Free application

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
BBC Weather
54% have it

18. Provides hourly forecast

The application offers a detailed hour-by-hour forecast. You can plan your day easily and check things like expected wind and precipitation for the hours you plan to be outside - for example when you are travelling to work.
BBC Weather
62% have it

19. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
BBC Weather
76% have it

20. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
BBC Weather
68% have it

21. Tablet-optimised

There is a tablet-optimised version of the app available. This gives a much better user experience than using an app designed for a phone on a tablet.
BBC Weather
70% have it

22. Provides visibility information

Meteorological visibility refers to transparency of air and the greatest distance one can see prominent objects with normal eyesight, normally measured in kilometers. When it’s less than 1 km, it is considered as low visibility. This value is especially useful for people who are planning to drive.
BBC Weather
40% have it

23. Informs about the wind speed

The application shows the wind speed. It is especially useful for paragliders, kite-fliers, sailors and other sports related to wind.
BBC Weather
84% have it

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