94points

The Weather Channel

80points

WeatherBug

The Weather Channel
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The Weather Channel vs WeatherBug

The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
94
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The Weather Channel
80
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WeatherBug

Why is The Weather Channel better than WeatherBug?

  • Shows infographic information
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  • Has favorite weather alerts
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  • Has cloud coverage information
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  • Has UV forecast
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  • Saves your favorite travel routes
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  • 2.1MB smaller app size (iOS app)
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    24MBvs26.1MB
  • 3 more languages supported
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    6vs3
  • Provides past weather forecasts
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Why is WeatherBug better than The Weather Channel?

  • Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
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  • 0.2 higher rating on Google Play
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    4.4vs4.2
  • Allows customization
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  • Can be personalised
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  • Provides lightning information
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  • Integrates with social networks
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  • Has live webcams
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  • Includes picture galleries
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General info

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

3.5

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

4.2

4.4

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

26.1MB

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
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Weather forecast

1. longer forecast

10days

10days

With a longer forecast, you can better plan your future activities.
2.Has severe weather alerts
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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.Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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.Provides the humidity rate
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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.Allows customization
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
You can customize the app, which allows you to display the metrics that are most important to you (such as wind speed, humidity, pressure) while hiding the ones you don't need.
5.Saves your favorite travel routes
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
The app allows you to save your favorite travel routes and will show you how they will be affected by the weather.
6.Has sliding navigation menu
The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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.

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