The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel
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Key features and highlights

The Weather Channel: 40 facts and highlights

1. longer forecast

With a longer forecast, you can better plan your future activities.
10days
Palmary Weather Premium: 15days

2. 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.
The Weather Channel
48% 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.
The Weather Channel
42% have it

4. 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.
The Weather Channel
34% have it

5. 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.
The Weather Channel
8% have it

6. 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.
10
Yahoo Weather: 20

7. 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.
6
eWeather HD: 37

8. 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.
The Weather Channel
22% have it

9. 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.
4.2
MyRadar Weather Radar: 5.5

10. 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.
The Weather Channel
26% have it

11. 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.
The Weather Channel
38% have it

12. 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.
The Weather Channel
48% have it

13. 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.
The Weather Channel
52% have it

14. 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.
3.5
Home and Dry: 5

15. 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.
24MB
Blue: 0.4MB

16. 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.
The Weather Channel
60% have it

17. Is compatible with Windows Phone

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

18. 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.
The Weather Channel
22% have it

19. 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.
The Weather Channel
22% have it

20. 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.
The Weather Channel
72% have it

21. 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.
The Weather Channel
2% have it

22. 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.
The Weather Channel
4% have it

23. Free application

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
The Weather Channel
54% 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.
The Weather Channel
40% have it

25. 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.
7.4MB
Local Weather: 1MB

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