Weather Forecast: UK

Weather Forecast: UK

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**Now the highest rated weather app showing Met Office data! Many thanks to those who have taken the time to give a positive rating.

Weather Forecast UK displays in a highly readable format the best quality UK weather forecast and radar data (such as rainfall radar or surface pressure charts) available sourced directly from the Met Office, one of the world leaders in weather forecasting. Get right to the detail you want to see quickly and easily. Customise the data just how you want to see it.

Weather Forecast: UK is fast, easy to use and accurate.

* Five day detailed forecast in 3 hour time intervals
* Forecast radar maps for rainfall, temperature, cloud cover and combined cloud and rain
* 15 minute observation radar maps for rainfall, satellite (IR, visible and IR/rainfall), lightning and sea surface temperature
* Severe weather warnings integrated into application and widgets
* 24 different charts/graphs to visualize your weather data
* 7 UK Mountain region specific forecasts
* Fully customisable units on all data. Choose exactly how you want each unit to display.
* Surface pressure chart stretching from mid-Atlantic to Eastern Europe
* Home screen widgets available in 4 different sizes
* Fast easy switching between multiple locations with recent location history
* Sunrise and sunset times
* Configurable display of data - show only what you want
* Latest observation data from official Met Office observation locations
* Textual forecast for up to 30 days
* Move to SD Card option
* Can be used horizontally or vertically (useful for tablets)

Google maps is used for rainfall radar and other map views. Data is available at 10 different zoom levels across multiple time steps with both recent observations and forecasts into the future. Radar data covers all of the UK and Ireland, while the surface pressure starts in the mid-Atlantic region stretching to Eastern Europe, going as far North as Iceland and as far South as Spain. Your current location is (optionally) overlaid on the map as well.

This application uses the latest up to date forecast data available from the Met Office for the entire United Kingdom (including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) via access to almost 5,000 unique forecast locations. Configure the display for just the information you want to see including time, temperature, weather description, weather image, feels like temperature, wind direction, wind speed, wind gust, visibility, relative humidity and ultra violet index (UV).

Available configurable units include
Temperature: Celsius and Fahrenheit
Wind: mph, kph, m/s, knots and Beaufort
Pressure: Hecopascal (hPa), Millibar (mb), Inches Mercury (in Hg) and Millimetres Mecury (mm Hg)
Visibility: Kilometres, Metres, Miles, Feet and Descriptive text

Mountain area forecasts are available for the Brecon Beacons, East Highland, West Highland, Lake District, Peak District, Snowdonia and Yorkshire Dales and include detailed hazard and forecast information specific to the mountain areas.

Problems? Ideas for improvement? Feature request? Please contact me via the 'About' tab in the application's menu. If you do have a problem, please don't just leave negative feedback or rating. I can provide you much better support via email!

* This edition is the full premium edition with no ads, two premium version only widgets, and premium maps access with the ability to view future radar and chart forecasts.

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On Twitter: @WeatherFrcst_UK

Note: Though this application uses MetOffice data, it is not an official Met Office application and the author has no affiliation or involvement with the Met Office.

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Recently changed in this version

No new features in this release. Fixed issue with maps not loading.

Comments and ratings for Weather Forecast: UK
  • (75 stars)

    by Barrie Standish on 18/04/2014

    Easy to use, quite accurate, can you put some crag weather on for climbing

  • (75 stars)

    by Stuart Mee on 18/04/2014

    Great app. If only there was an international version. Thank you.

  • (75 stars)

    by Stuart Mulligan on 17/04/2014

    Great app use it daily five stars

  • (75 stars)

    by Mike King on 14/04/2014

    Nice widgets and easy to use. Very useful app.

  • (75 stars)

    by Nicola Kerrison on 10/04/2014

    Presents the MET office data in useful and attractive ways. Worth paying for if you find the MET office app's icons too loud.

  • (75 stars)

    by Jack Hill on 10/04/2014

    Best weather forcast yet. Very pleased with layout

  • (75 stars)

    by Stella Job on 05/04/2014

    Easy to use. Good to save several location. Worth paying for this paid version if you want to see the maps for the next day or so.