Yahoo Weather

Yahoo Weather


(4 stars)


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  • User-friendly interface
  • Comprehensible
  • Multiple locations
  • Runs smoothly
  • Nothing special
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Expert's Review

"Sunny today? Yahoooo!"

Reviewed by / Nov 26, 2013

Yahoo! Weather is the official Yahoo! weather forecast app for Android

Since weather conditions determine our daily activity and, specially, our weekend plans, it's good having plenty of info about it. However, there are some apps out there that provide too much info or show it in a chaotic way, unintelligible for the average user. Yahoo! Weather is one of the most balanced app regarding amount of info and user-friendly interface. Let's see why.

First off, it displays a homescreen with the basic info: location, time, weather condition (mostly cloudy, sunny, raining, etc), current temperature and maximum/minimum temperature expected. The background of this homescreen is made up by public photos taken from Flickr related to your location. You can add as many locations as you want and switch between them just by swiping right.

In order to access detailed info in your current location, you just need to scroll down to see: weekly forecast, weather details, map, precipitation chance, wind & pressure and sun & moon (dusk and dawn time). All the info displayed is perfectly understandable for any user: there aren't technical concepts and all concepts are backed by icons to catch the idea at a glance.

Interface is, as I said, its strongest point. All the info is displayed on a glass layout which background is those photos taken from Flickr I mentioned above. It as smooth as silk. Must-have.

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Developer's original description available here
The forecast is beautiful.

Prepare for your day with the most accurate hourly, 5-day, and 10-day forecasts. Stunning Flickr photos match your location, time of day, and current conditions.

Favorite features
- Get all the details: wind, pressure, and chance of precipitation.
- See animated sunrise, sunset, wind, and pressure modules.
- Browse interactive maps: radar, satellite, heat, and snow.
- Track all your favorite cities and destinations!

Helpful tips
- Scroll down for detailed weather information.
- Tap the plus sign to add up to 20 cities.
- Swipe left-to-right to move between locations.
- Submit your photos to Yahoo Weather by joining #projectweather on Flickr.

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Recently changed in this version

-Bug fixes and performance improvements

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Comments and ratings for Yahoo Weather
  • (70)

    by sammysam400_2770641 on 04/02/2013

    I like the app, it works well with my Samsung Galaxy SII. The weather can be a bit off not quite right, I see rain outside then 30 minutes later it shows up on the app. that needs sorting out!!!!!!!

  • (70)

    by Conan Hughes on 16/04/2015

    The radar sucks. Where's the motion? No way to tell which way a storm is moving. This is a must have feature for me. 5 stars if the map can get an update. Thanks.

  • (70)

    by Lisa Quiller on 16/04/2015

    Not accurate to my small town location, with updates, not even cool pictures. Like I said cool but not!

  • (70)

    by Lou Prieto on 15/04/2015

    I am using this app as a forecast for my business. I can go ahead 10 days and it's ad free and fairly accurate as the weather goes. Best I've had so far

  • (70)

    by oday jackson on 15/04/2015

    5 star app

  • (70)

    by Susan Gonzalez on 15/04/2015

    Great app

  • (70)

    by Steve Heider on 15/04/2015

    Tablet version would be nice addition. No landscape view avaliable.

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