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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
  • Rating on Google Play
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    4.2vs4.11
  • IOS app size
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    24MBvs26.58MB
  • More favorite locations
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    10vs5.5

General info

1.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.rating on Apple's App Store

3.5

The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store. The rating measures the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The score ranges from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).
3.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
4.rating on Google Play

4.2

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.
5.iOS app size

24MB

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.
6.languages supported

6

You can use a broader range of languages in the app. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.

Weather forecast

1. longer forecast

10days

With a longer forecast, you can better plan your future activities.
2.Has severe weather alerts
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The app will send you a notification when there is a severe weather warning issued, such as for hurricanes, earthquakes, extreme temperatures, etc.
3.Has favorite weather alerts
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You can set up alerts for your favorite or most desired weather conditions (like your perfect sailing day), and the app will inform you.
4.Covers the entire world
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An app 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.
5.Has cloud coverage information
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The app provides information about the cloudiness (that is, 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.
6.It provides the “RealFeel”
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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.

Meteorological data

1.Informs about the dew point
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The app shows information about the dew point. This is the temperature at which the water vapor in the air begins to condense. It will affect how you feel when you get out of a pool, lake or ocean. If it is very low you will feel cooler.
2.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.
3.Informs about the wind speed
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The app shows the wind speed. It is especially useful for paragliders, kite-fliers, sailors and other sports-related to the wind.
4.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.
5.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.
6.Informs about the atmospheric pressure
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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.

Features

1.Has a pollen forecast
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The app 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.
2.Shows infographic information
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App features include infographic information, such as graphs and charts. These help you get precisely the data you want, in an easy to digest format.
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.
4.Saves your favorite travel routes
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The app allows you to save your favorite travel routes and will show you how they will be affected by the weather.
5.Has sliding navigation menu
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With a slide navigation menu, you can easily navigate through the app from side-to-side, up and down. For example, you can swipe vertically to get more detailed information or horizontally to check the favorite locations. This feature increases app functionality.
6.Provides past weather forecasts
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The app 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 case your profession is dependent on weather conditions.

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