Home and DryThe Weather Channel
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Top 76%
Top 8%517 points
Top 8%
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Home and Dry vs The Weather Channel: 38 facts in comparison

1. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
48% have it

2. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
34% have it

3. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
42% 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
8% have it

5. 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.
11.4MB
Blue: 0.4MB
24MB

6. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
26% have it

7. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
38% have it

8. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
48% have it

9. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
52% have it

10. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
28% have it

11. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
22% have it

12. 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.
5
Home and Dry: 5
3.5

13. 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
6

14. Is compatible with Windows Phone

It is compatible with a range of Windows Phone devices.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
14% have it

15. Doesn’t require account

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

16. Has favourite weather alerts

You can set up alerts for your favourite or most desired weather conditions (like your perfect sailing day) and the application will inform you.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
4% have it

17. Saves your favourite travel routes

The application allows you to save your favourite travel routes and will show you how they will be affected by the weather.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
2% 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
60% have it

19. Free application

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
54% have it

20. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
22% have it

21. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
72% have it

22. Integrates with social networks

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
48% have it

23. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
22% have it

24. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
40% have it

25. 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.
Home and Dry
The Weather Channel
56% have it

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