Yahoo WeatherBBC WeatherSwackett
Top 19%457 points
Top 19%
Top 55%253 points
Top 55%
Top 40%336 points
Top 40%
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Yahoo Weather vs BBC Weather vs Swackett: 37 facts in comparison

1. longer forecast

With a longer forecast, you can better plan your future activities.
10days
Palmary Weather Premium: 15days
2days
5days

2. 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.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
48% have it

3. Ad-free

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
68% have it

4. 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.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
34% have it

5. 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.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
42% have it

6. 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.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
8% have it

7. 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.
4.5
Home and Dry: 5
4.5
4

8. 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.
4.5
MyRadar Weather Radar: 5.5
4.6
3.9

9. 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.
33
eWeather HD: 37
1
1

10. Provides satellite images

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.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
32% have it

11. 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.
16.2MB
Blue: 0.4MB
13.3MB
19.3MB

12. 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.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
48% have it

13. Includes picture galleries

The application provides a collection of pictures, usually taken by users. This creates a more engaging experience and allows you to be part of the community.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
24% have it

14. 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.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
26% have it

15. 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.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
40% have it

16. 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.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
72% 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.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
22% have it

18. smaller application size (Android app)

The application requires less storage space on your device. A smaller size means there is more space on your device for other applications, as well as other data such as photos and music.
10MB
Local Weather: 1MB
5.6MB
2.4MB

19. Doesn’t require account

The app doesn't require you to make an account in order to log in and use the app.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
92% have it

20. 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.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
60% have it

21. Integrates with social networks

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
48% have it

22. Has an animated background

The application changes its background to match the weather. This makes the design more attractive.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
46% have it

23. Free application

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
54% have it

24. Informs about the risk of ice

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.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
14% have it

25. Provides the humidity rate

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.
Yahoo Weather
BBC Weather
Swackett
78% have it

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