100points

The Weather Channel

86points

WeatherBug

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The Weather Channel vs WeatherBug

The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
100
points
The Weather Channel
86
points
WeatherBug

Why is The Weather Channel better than WeatherBug?

  • Shows infographic information
    ?
  • Has favourite weather alerts
    ?
  • Has cloud coverage information
    ?
  • Has UV forecast
    ?
  • 2.1MB smaller app size (iOS app)
    ?

    24MBvs26.1MB
  • 3 more languages supported
    ?

    6vs3
  • Provides past weather forecasts
    ?
  • Saves your favourite travel routes
    ?

Why is WeatherBug better than The Weather Channel?

  • Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
    ?
  • 0.2 Higher rating on Google Play
    ?

    4.4vs4.2
  • Allows customization
    ?
  • Provides lightning information
    ?
  • Integrates with social networks
    ?
  • Has live webcams
    ?
  • Includes picture galleries
    ?
  • Doesn’t require account
    ?

General info

1.Free app
?

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
2. 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.

Best

Blue

0.4MB

24MB

26.1MB

3.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.

Best

Home and Dry

5

3.5

3.5

4.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
5. 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.

Best

eWeather HD

37

6

3

6.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.

Best

MyRadar Weather Radar

5.5

4.2

4.4

Weather forecast

1. longer forecast
?

With a longer forecast, you can better plan your future activities.

Best

Palmary Weather Premium

15days

10days

10days

2.Covers the entire world
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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
WeatherBug
3.Has severe weather alerts
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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
WeatherBug
4.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
WeatherBug
5.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
WeatherBug
6.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
WeatherBug

Meteorological data

1.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
WeatherBug
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
WeatherBug
3.Informs about the wind speed
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The application shows the wind speed. It is especially useful for paragliders, kite-fliers, sailors and other sports related to wind.

The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
4.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.

The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
5.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.

The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
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.

The Weather Channel
WeatherBug

Features

1.Has a pollen forecast
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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
WeatherBug
2.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.

The Weather Channel
WeatherBug
3.Shows infographic information
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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
WeatherBug
4.Provides past weather forecasts
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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
WeatherBug
5.Saves your favourite travel routes
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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
WeatherBug
6.Allows customization
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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.

The Weather Channel
WeatherBug

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