Solar
Solar
Top 64%199 points
Top 64%
Key features and highlights

Solar: 19 facts and highlights

1. longer forecast

With a longer forecast, you can better plan your future activities.
3days
Palmary Weather Premium: 15days

2. 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.
Solar
68% have it

3. 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.
Solar
52% have it

4. Higher rating on Google Play

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.
3.8
MyRadar Weather Radar: 5.5

5. 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.
4.5
Home and Dry: 5

6. 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.
3MB
Blue: 0.4MB

7. more favourite locations

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 favourite locations upon opening the app, rather than having to manually enter them each time.
4
Yahoo Weather: 20

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.
13
eWeather HD: 37

9. Has an animated background

The application changes its background to match the weather. This makes the design more attractive.
Solar
46% have it

10. Free application

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
Solar
54% have it

11. smaller application size (Android app)

The application requires less storage space on your device. A smaller size means there is more space on your device for other applications, as well as other data such as photos and music.
2MB
Local Weather: 1MB

12. Doesn’t require account

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

13. 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.
Solar
40% have it

14. Integrates with social networks

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
Solar
48% have it

15. Provides hourly forecast

The application offers a detailed hour-by-hour forecast. You can plan your day easily and check things like expected wind and precipitation for the hours you plan to be outside - for example when you are travelling to work.
Solar
62% have it

16. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Solar
76% have it

17. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Solar
68% have it

18. 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.
Solar
72% have it

19. Has a minimalist design

A minimalist design is aesthetically pleasing and results in a simpler, easier to use interface.
Solar
26% have it

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