If there’s one thing that we can’t be too sure of in life that would probably be the ‘weather’ – and it often changes with very little notice to literally no notice at all. From floods to hurricanes to the impossible hot weather, having a trusty weather app in your hands can make all the difference.
There are literally plenty of weather apps in the Google Play Store, but obviously, you can focus on all of them, since some of them – face it – they will only be a waste of your time.
But worry not – there are a few gems out there that you can keep you on your toes.
If there’s one app that you can depend on and is accurate, then ‘AccuWeather’ is the app you should go for. Right from real-time alerts to severe weather warnings, with this app, you can be prepared for anything.
Loaded with the RealFeel Temperature technology, this app will tell you the difference between how the weather looks and how it actually feels. No matter where you are – at home or outside or even out of your country, the app will give you accurate forecasts.
Though free, this app also has premium plans that you can choose to extend further features of this app.
One of the best parts about this app is that it is backed by the editors of the Google Play Store, and has more than 50 million downloads with a rating of 4.5 stars.
The app ‘Dark Sky’ has risen to fame because of it’s ‘hyperlocal’ accuracy – which means that it can tell whether it’s going to rain or not within a few minutes.
The next outstanding feature of this app is that it features a global map that will show you where both rain and snow is worldwide at any time. That said, this app also comes with a dedicated ‘do-not-disturb’ mode so that it won’t disturb you at an inopportune moment.
The app ‘Dark Sky’ comes in two versions – free and premium. With the free plan, you can get a detailed 24-hour forecast, 7-day forecast, current conditions, historical data and beautiful weather maps.
As for the premium plans, you will get all of the above without the inclusion of any ads, plus, you will be notified of any updates much earlier, compared to that of the free plan.
Having a rating of 4.4 stars, this app is a must for the weather enthusiast, though, you should note that the app – as of now – is only available in the US, UK, Ireland, and Puerto Rico.
If you are a lover of clean and beautiful interfaces, then, you are probably going to love the app ‘1Weather’. Loaded with numerous customization options along with a dozen weather widgets with which you can customize the days, this app will soon be one of your favorites.
With this app, you will be notified of the temperature, wind speed, barometer pressure, dew point, UV index, to name a few.
The best part about this app is that it is available in numerous languages. Having a rating of 4.6 stars, this app is backed by 10 million downloads.
The very first time that you open the app ‘Today Weather’, it will greet you by your name, and will then, display the required information such daily detailed forecast, 7-day detailed forecast.
Apart from the usual, the app will also alert you with severe weather including heavy rain. The best part about this app is that it will also show you much detailed information on the weather from numerous reliable sources such as AccuWeather, Weather.com, AerisWeather.com, to name a few.
This app has a rating of 4.6 stars and is backed by 1 million downloads. And you know what – this app is approved by Editors of the Google Play Store.
Dubbed as one of the most beautiful apps for Android, this app combines background images that are pulled from Flickr for all the major cities and includes forecasts and hyperlocal data from Weather UnderGround’s nationwide network of weather stations.
Plus, you can also use this app to check out the weather forecasts for various locations, no matter where you are.
Backed by 10 million downloads, this app has a rating of 4.4 stars and has been considered as a must-download app for the year 2019.
Do you know that almost all of the weather apps come with an in-built radar feature, but if you are looking for the very best weather app with the most powerful radar feature, then, ‘RadarScope’ is the app that you should go for.
As mentioned before, this app comes with a really good radar, that can go on-par with what professional storm chasers and meteorologists use.
Coming in two versions, the free version of the app will provide you with the usual features that the weather apps are known for – daily detailed reports, weekly detailed reports, alerts for rain and wind, a sudden change in temperature, and such.
While the premium version will show you the real thing – it will give you a detailed report with high-quality radar scans that will show you tornadoes, funnel clouds, and even hail cores.
Having a rating of 4.6 stars, this app is backed by 15 million downloads.
So, you see there are numerous weather apps that you can choose from. When it comes to Google Play Store, we are often spoilt for choices – and in regards to the weather app, the above mentioned are the best ones that you can opt for.
And with such a solid rating and millions of downloads, can you deny it?
So, which one is your favorite?