60points

Dark Sky

84points

Weather Underground

Dark Sky
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38 facts in comparison

Dark Sky vs Weather Underground

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Weather Underground
60
points
Dark Sky
84
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Weather Underground

Why is Dark Sky better than Weather Underground?

  • Ad-free
    ?
  • 13.1MB smaller app size (iOS app)
    ?

    4MBvs17.1MB
  • Has cloud coverage information
    ?
  • Has an animated background
    ?
  • Can shake to update
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  • Has a minimalist design
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Why is Weather Underground better than Dark Sky?

  • 3days longer forecast
    ?

    10daysvs7days
  • Has severe weather alerts
    ?
  • Informs about the dew point
    ?
  • 1 Higher rating on the App Store
    ?

    4.5vs3.5
  • Free app
    ?
  • Is compatible with Android
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  • Provides satellite images
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  • Provides a description about the forecast
    ?

General info

1.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.

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2.Higher rating on the App Store
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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

3.5

4.5

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

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Weather Underground
4. smaller app size (iOS app)
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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

4MB

17.1MB

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

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Weather Underground
6. more languages supported
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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.

Best

eWeather HD

37

1

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Weather forecast

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

Best

Palmary Weather Premium

15days

7days

10days

2.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.

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Weather Underground
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.

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Weather Underground
4.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.

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Weather Underground
5.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.

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Weather Underground
6.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.

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Meteorological data

1.Informs about the dew point
?

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.

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Weather Underground
2.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.

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Weather Underground
3.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.

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Weather Underground
4.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.

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Weather Underground
5.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.

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6.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.

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Weather Underground

Features

1.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.

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Weather Underground
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.

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Weather Underground
3.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.

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4.Has crowdsourced weather
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The app includes a crowdsourced weather model that allows users to post updates and reports about current weather conditions. This can lead to more accurate, localized weather data.

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5.Has an animated background
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The app changes its background to match the weather. This makes the design more attractive.

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Weather Underground
6.Has sliding navigation menu
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With a slide navigation menu, you can easily navigate through the app from side-to-side, up and down. For example, you can swipe vertically to get more detailed information or horizontally to check the favorite locations. This feature increases app functionality.

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