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Weather Underground

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Weather Underground review: 35 facts and highlights

Weather Underground
Weather Underground
85
points

Why is Weather Underground better than the average?

  • longer forecast
    10daysvs7.44days
  • smaller app size (iOS app)
    17.1MBvs26.58MB
  • Higher rating on the App Store
    4.5vs4.15
  • Higher rating on Google Play
    4.3vs4.14

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Key features and highlights

General info

1. smaller app size (iOS app)

17.1MB

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.

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0.4MB

2. more languages supported

1

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.

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eWeather HD

37

3.Higher rating on the App Store

4.5

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.

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Home and Dry

5

4.Free application
Weather Underground

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

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

6.Higher rating on Google Play

4.3

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.

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MyRadar Weather Radar

5.5

Weather forecast

1. longer forecast

10days

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

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Palmary Weather Premium

15days

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.

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.

4.Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
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It can provide you with information about the likelihood of a thunderstorm. This could be very useful to plan your day.

5.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.

6.Provides a description about the forecast
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In addition to the raw data, it offers a descriptive text which provides the weather forecast information in a more natural, easier to read format.

Meteorological data

1.Informs about the dew point
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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.

2.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.

3.Provides satellite images
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The application will offer you full satellite images of the location selected, using data from meteorological satellites. They are very useful in science, meteorological science or sailing.

4.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.

5.Provides visibility information
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Meteorological visibility refers to transparency of air and the greatest distance one can see prominent objects with normal eyesight, normally measured in kilometers. When it’s less than 1 km, it is considered as low visibility. This value is especially useful for people who are planning to drive.

6.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.

Features

1.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.

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.

3.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.

4.Has crowdsourced weather
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The application includes a crowd-sourced weather model that allows users to post updates and reports about current weather conditions. This can lead to more accurate, localised weather data.

5.Has live webcams
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The app has live cameras from different locations, allowing you to see what weather conditions are like in real-time.

6.Has sliding navigation menu
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With a slide navigation menu, you can easily navigate through the application from side-to-side, up and down. For example, you can swipe vertically to get more detailed information or horizontally to check the favourite locations. This feature increases the functionality on applications.

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