94points

The Weather Channel

61points

The Weather Network

The Weather Channel
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The Weather Channel vs The Weather Network

The Weather Channel
The Weather Network
94
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The Weather Channel
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The Weather Network

Why is The Weather Channel better than The Weather Network?

  • Covers the entire world
    ?
  • Has favorite weather alerts
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  • 0.5 higher rating on the App Store
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    3.5vs3
  • Has UV forecast
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  • Has cloud coverage information
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  • Informs about the dew point
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  • Provides a description about the forecast
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  • 0.2 higher rating on Google Play
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    4.2vs4

Why is The Weather Network better than The Weather Channel?

  • 4days longer forecast
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    14daysvs10days
  • Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
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  • 15.2MB smaller app size (iOS app)
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    8.8MBvs24MB
  • 5 More frequent updates
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    15vs20
  • Informs about the risk of ice
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  • Includes picture galleries
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  • Provides satellite images
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  • Doesn’t require account
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General info

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

3.5

3

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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The Weather Network
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
4.rating on Google Play

4.2

4

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

8.8MB

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.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Weather forecast

1. longer forecast

10days

14days

With a longer forecast, you can better plan your future activities.
2.Has severe weather alerts
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The Weather Network
The app will send you a notification when there is a severe weather warning issued, such as for hurricanes, earthquakes, extreme temperatures, etc.
3.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.
4.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.
5.Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
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The Weather Network
It can provide you with information about the likelihood of a thunderstorm. This could be very useful to plan your day.
6.Has cloud coverage information
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The Weather Network
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.

Meteorological data

1.Has UV forecast
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The Weather Network
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.
2.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.
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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The Weather Network
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.Informs about the risk of ice
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The Weather Network
It provides information about the ice levels. This might be especially useful if you plan to drive, so that you can plan accordingly in order to stay safe.
6.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.

Features

1.Has a pollen forecast
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The Weather Network
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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The Weather Network
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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The Weather Network
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 Weather Network
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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