The 5 Best-Looking, Most-Accurate, Free Weather Apps
By: Manu Galvez on: Jul 29, 2014
♫♪ Sun is shining… the weather is sweeeeet ♫♪
The weather conditions are paramount in our lives. Weather determines our outdoor activities, when we take vacations, and especially our daily clothing. Having access to accurate forecasts can help you make the most of your time.
Don’t know which one to install? No worries! Appszoom to the rescue. Keep reading to discover the most original and most accurate weather apps.
If detailed info and accuracy is what you are looking for, AccuWeather is your best option. It offers a service already backed by a great agency with a web service.
You can seamlessly check real temperature, RealFeel temperature, intra-day and weekly forecasts, and lot of extended info: humidity, visibility, sunrise and sunset times, atmospheric pressure, and more. In addition, access the weekly forecast, maps (for cloud cover), and weather forecast videos from the Accuweather website (divided by regions).
Bright Weather strikes the perfect balance between offering plenty of detailed information and providing just what you need to know at a quick glance. The visual design is just beautiful; the background shifts depending on whether it’s bright and sunny or wet and gloomy.
It’ll auto-detect where you are, and then you can browse what’s happening the world over by exploring a global map that shows wind, precipitation, and temperature everywhere else. Set alerts to let you know to bring an umbrella well in advance.
Wthr: Innovative World Weather Forecast & HD Radar goes a step forward in minimalism and design
This is an extremely comprehensive weather app with detailed information about everything that you need to know about temperature, precipitation, wind direction, humidity, pressure and others. Wthr has an incredibly interactive interface and really intuitive controls.
Most days, you don’t need precise data on humidity or allergens or wind speed, and being presented constantly with this wash of information amounts to little more than noise.
Solar presents you with exactly what you want – what the weather’s like now in terms of temperature and precipitation, both in written form and as a dynamic background colorscape. Warmer days flush your device with pinks and oranges; snowflakes drift across soft blues and whites on the chilliest of winter mornings. The design is miraculously both clutter- and ad-free.
In the end, what’s the point of looking at the weather forecast? Most of the time, it’s knowing what to wear that day. AGLogic’s Swackett presents you with the atmospheric info in a way you can understand.
In other words, Swackett processes raw weather data and returns just the info in an understandable way. You’ll get a crafted people symbol (“peeps”) dressed in accordance with the weather conditions. In addition, you can switch views: forecast summary, peeps, imagery, and alerts. Check the weather at a glance and know what to wear immediately.