56points

Dark Sky

75points

Weather Underground

Dark Sky
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Dark Sky vs Weather Underground

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Why is Dark Sky better than Weather Underground?

  • Ad-free
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  • Has cloud coverage information
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  • Has an animated background
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  • Has a minimalist design
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  • Can shake to update
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Why is Weather Underground better than Dark Sky?

  • Free app
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  • 3days longer forecast
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    10daysvs7days
  • Is compatible with Android
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  • Has severe weather alerts
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  • 1 higher rating on the App Store
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    4.5vs3.5
  • Informs about the dew point
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  • Provides a description about the forecast
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  • Provides satellite images
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General info

1.Free app
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Weather Underground
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
2.Is compatible with Android
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Weather Underground
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
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).
You can use a broader range of languages in the app. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.
5.Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
6.rating on Google Play

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4.3

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.
7.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
8.Integrates with social networks
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It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
9.Tablet-optimised
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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.

Weather forecast

With a longer forecast, you can better plan your future activities.
2.Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
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It can provide you with information about the likelihood of a thunderstorm. This could be very useful to plan your day.
3.Has severe weather alerts
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The app will send you a notification when there is a severe weather warning issued, such as for hurricanes, earthquakes, extreme temperatures, etc.
4.Covers the entire world
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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.
5.Has favorite weather alerts
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You can set up alerts for your favorite or most desired weather conditions (like your perfect sailing day), and the app will inform you.
6.It provides the “RealFeel”
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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.
7.Provides hourly forecast
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The app offers a detailed hour-by-hour forecast. You can plan your day easily and check things like expected wind and precipitation for hours you plan to be outside – for example, when you are traveling to work.
8.Has cloud coverage information
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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.
9.Provides data about the chance of rain
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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.

Meteorological data

1.Has UV forecast
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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
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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.
3.Informs about the wind speed
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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
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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
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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 satellite images
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The app 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.
7.Provides the humidity rate
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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.
8.Shows the moon phases
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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.
9.Informs about the atmospheric pressure
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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.

Features

1.Has a pollen forecast
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Weather Underground
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
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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
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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
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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
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The app allows you to save your favorite travel routes and will show you how they will be affected by the weather.
6. more favorite locations

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The app allows you to set more locations of your choosing (such as your city, home city, etc.). This enables you to quickly and easily see the weather of your favorite locations upon opening the app, rather than having to manually enter them each time.
7.Can be personalised
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You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
8.Provides past weather forecasts
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The app 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 case your profession is dependent on weather conditions.
9.Has an animated background
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Weather Underground
The app changes its background to match the weather. This makes the design more attractive.

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