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Dark Sky
Weather Underground
Top 49%288 points
Top 49%
Top 11%503 points
Top 11%
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
Key features and highlights

Dark Sky vs Weather Underground: 38 facts in comparison

1. longer forecast

With a longer forecast, you can better plan your future activities.
7days
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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
34% have it

4. 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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
68% have it

5. 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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
42% have it

6. 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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
28% have it

7. 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.
1
eWeather HD: 37
1

8. Has in-app purchases

You can unlock additional content and features by making small purchases within the app.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
44% have it

9. Has crowdsourced weather

The application includes a crowd-sourced weather model that allows users to post updates and reports about current weather conditions. This can lead to more accurate, localised weather data.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
12% have it

10. 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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
52% have it

11. 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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
48% have it

12. 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.
4MB
Blue: 0.4MB
17.1MB

13. 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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
38% have it

14. 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
4.5

15. 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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
32% have it

16. 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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
22% have it

17. Shows the moon phases

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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
22% have it

18. 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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
60% have it

19. Provides data about the chance of rain

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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
72% have it

20. 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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
40% have it

21. Doesn’t require account

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

22. Provides past weather forecasts

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.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
22% have it

23. Has an animated background

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

24. Has live webcams

The app has live cameras from different locations, allowing you to see what weather conditions are like in real-time.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
6% have it

25. Integrates with social networks

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
48% have it

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