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The best forecasts, personalised

Features include weather widgets, current conditions, real-time rain radar, latest video updates, 10 day and hourly forecasts, traffic cameras and more. The app does not include rural, snow or marine information - these can be accessed on our other apps, or on the mobile website at

MetService App Features:

- 2 Weather Widgets
- Customisable Default Location
- 10 day forecasts
- Current observations
- Hourly forecasts for Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch
- Weather Warnings
- Latest video updates
- Real-time Rain Radar
- 3 day Rain Forecast
- Live Traffic Cameras
- Customise the look by adding your own pictures
- 100% ad free

This app was created for use on smartphones and is not supported for tablets.

App size is dependent on screen size and phone. Some tested examples are as follows:
Samsung Galaxy (screen res 480p) RAM utilisation fluctuates from 8 to 20MB
Samsung Galaxy S3 (screen res 720p) RAM utilisation is around 35MB
Screen res 1080p RAM utilisation fluctuates around approx 35-45MB

Full terms and conditions regarding the purchase and use of MetService mobile applications are available here:

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Recently changed in this version

This update (1.0.8) includes:

- A correction to the colour key for the 3-day rain forecast

Comments and ratings for MetService
  • (46 stars)

    by stinus on 18/12/2012

    I just installed your app but I can't find the widget - it doesn't show up in the list when I try to add a widget on my Nexus phone. What's wrong?

  • (46 stars)

    by Tony Osten on 23/09/2014

    But the 4x1 widget is 3x1 on the nexus 5.

  • (46 stars)

    by Andrew Whitsed on 04/09/2014

    Metservice website is better

  • (46 stars)

    by Ross Walter on 31/08/2014

    Widget didn't work when I moved the app to SD card on galaxy S3. Like the app. Will like it more when widget is fixed.

  • (46 stars)

    by Ann Browett on 24/08/2014

    Great for urban weather updates.

  • (46 stars)

    by John Conroy King on 21/08/2014

    How do i set it in my status bar?

  • (46 stars)

    by Mark Reading on 16/08/2014

    Worked ok on S3, now defaults to auckland, reinstalled and defaulted to auckland again, I'm in Dunedin

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