The Weather ChannelHome and Dry
Top 8%517 points
Top 8%
Top 76%137 points
Top 76%
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The Weather Channel vs Home and Dry: 38 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.
The Weather Channel
Home and Dry
48% have it

2. 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
Home and Dry
34% 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
Home and Dry
42% have it

4. 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
Home and Dry
8% have it

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.
3.5
Home and Dry: 5
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.
24MB
Blue: 0.4MB
11.4MB

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
1

8. 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
Home and Dry
26% have it

9. 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
Home and Dry
22% have it

10. 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
Home and Dry
38% have it

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.
The Weather Channel
Home and Dry
48% have it

12. 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
Home and Dry
52% have it

13. 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.
The Weather Channel
Home and Dry
28% have it

14. 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
Home and Dry
4% have it

15. 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
Home and Dry
72% have it

16. 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
Home and Dry
22% have it

17. 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
Home and Dry
22% have it

18. 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
Home and Dry
2% have it

19. 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
Home and Dry
60% have it

20. Free application

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

21. 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
Home and Dry
40% have it

22. Is compatible with Windows Phone

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

23. Doesn’t require account

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

24. Integrates with social networks

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

25. Includes videos or news

The features of the application include videos or news about weather and forecasts.
The Weather Channel
Home and Dry
14% have it

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