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The Weather Channel review: 40 facts and highlights

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Why is The Weather Channel better than the average?

  • Longer forecast
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    10daysvs7.44days
  • Smaller app size (iOS app)
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    24MBvs26.58MB
  • More favourite locations
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    10vs5.5
  • Higher rating on Google Play
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    4.2vs4.14

General info

1.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

2.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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3. 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.

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Blue

0.4MB

24MB

4.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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5. more languages supported
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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.

Best

eWeather HD

37

6

6.Higher rating on Google Play
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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.

Best

MyRadar Weather Radar

5.5

4.2

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

10days

2.Covers the entire world
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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.

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3.Has severe weather alerts
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The application 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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4.Has favourite weather alerts
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You can set up alerts for your favourite or most desired weather conditions (like your perfect sailing day) and the application will inform you.

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5.Has cloud coverage information
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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.

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6.Provides a description about the forecast
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In addition to the raw data, it offers a descriptive text which provides the weather forecast information in a more natural, easier to read format.

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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.

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2.Informs about the dew point
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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.

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3.Informs about the wind speed
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The application shows the wind speed. It is especially useful for paragliders, kite-fliers, sailors and other sports related to wind.

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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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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.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.

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Features

1.Has a pollen forecast
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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.

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2.Shows infographic information
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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.

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3.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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4.Provides past weather forecasts
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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.

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5.Saves your favourite travel routes
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The application allows you to save your favourite travel routes and will show you how they will be affected by the weather.

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6. more favourite 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 favourite locations upon opening the app, rather than having to manually enter them each time.

Best

Yahoo Weather

20

10

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