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Home and Dry
Yahoo Weather
Top 73%218 points
Top 73%
Top 20%646 points
Top 20%
Home and Dry
Yahoo Weather
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Home and Dry vs Yahoo Weather: 32 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
Yahoo Weather
48% have it

2. 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
Yahoo Weather
43% 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.
Home and Dry
Yahoo Weather
68% have it

4. 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.
Home and Dry
Yahoo Weather
32% 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
16.2MB

6. 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
Yahoo Weather
52% have it

7. 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
Yahoo Weather
28% have it

8. 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
33

9. 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
Yahoo Weather
26% have it

10. 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
4.5

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.
Home and Dry
Yahoo Weather
48% have it

12. 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
Yahoo Weather
72% have it

13. Includes picture galleries

The application provides a collection of pictures, usually taken by users. This creates a more engaging experience and allows you to be part of the community.
Home and Dry
Yahoo Weather
24% have it

14. 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
Yahoo Weather
40% have it

15. Free application

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

16. Integrates with social networks

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

17. Has an animated background

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

18. 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
Yahoo Weather
22% have it

19. 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
Yahoo Weather
92% have it

20. 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.
Home and Dry
Yahoo Weather
72% have it

21. 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
Yahoo Weather
56% have it

22. 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.
Home and Dry
Yahoo Weather
84% have it

23. Supports widgets

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
Home and Dry
Yahoo Weather
50% have it

24. Is compatible with Android

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

25. 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.
Home and Dry
Yahoo Weather
40% have it

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