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Best Weather Apps

Rain or Shine, These are the Best Weather Apps

Don’t get left out in the cold. Check your forecast for the upcoming week, track a storm with radar maps, or just get your current conditions with the best weather apps.

Simply Just the Weather

Sometimes simple is best and these weather apps give you the basic information you need without all of the fluff.

Yahoo Weather

Get the weather details you need with a clean and uncomplicated weather app.

Yahoo Weather

Yahoo Weather

For those who like weather apps with basic details and multiple city options.

Yahoo Weather is a clean and simple weather app that offers the details you want. Check 5- and 10-day forecasts, current conditions with wind and pressure, and interactive maps that include radar and satellite views. The app provides twice daily notifications, animations for sunrise and sunset, and lets you track up to 20 cities.

Why we love it

Find out how to pack for your trip or just dress for the day. Yahoo Weather gives you current conditions, forecasts, and more.

Partly Sunny - Weather Forecasts

It’s Always Partly Sunny in This Gorgeous Weather App

Partly Sunny - Weather Forecasts

Light and dark themes

For anyone who is looking for a minimalistic weather app that is still jam packed with information.

Partly Sunny is a beautifully minimal weather app that gives you all of the basic weather and forecast information that you need with a simple glance.

Why we love it

The app is minimalistic, fast and responsive, intuitive, and packed with a ton of useful information since it is powered by Dark Sky. It's a must-have for weather nerds.

View the Forecast, Watch the Radar

For weather apps that provide a detailed forecast as well as radar maps, these great options keep you fully informed of every aspect of the weather.

The Weather Channel: Alerts, Forecast & Radar

Don’t get caught in the rain, prepare with the weather app from the experts.

The Weather Channel: Alerts, Forecast & Radar

The Weather Channel

For those who like weather apps with extended forecasts, radar maps, and alerts.

From the experts, The Weather Channel app has everything you need to make your outdoor or travel plans. Enable your location and the home screen will provide detailed current conditions for your spot. You can receive severe weather alerts so that you are always prepared and check the Doppler radar maps for what’s on the way. Check the forecast for the next hour or even the upcoming week and get the weather news you need.

Why we love it

The Weather Channel app gives you the basic details you want with extras when you need them. From forecasts to radar to alerts, the app has it all.

Yahoo Weather

Get the weather details you need with a clean and uncomplicated weather app.

Yahoo Weather

Yahoo Weather

For those who like weather apps with basic details and multiple city options.

Yahoo Weather is a clean and simple weather app that offers the details you want. Check 5- and 10-day forecasts, current conditions with wind and pressure, and interactive maps that include radar and satellite views. The app provides twice daily notifications, animations for sunrise and sunset, and lets you track up to 20 cities.

Why we love it

Find out how to pack for your trip or just dress for the day. Yahoo Weather gives you current conditions, forecasts, and more.

Get Hyperlocal Details

When you want details at the deepest level of your location, these hyperlocal weather apps keep you in-the-know.

Dark Sky Weather

Because it's always good to know the conditions outside.

Dark Sky Weather

Dark Sky

For anyone who needs to go outside.

Dark Sky is a feature-rich app that is simple to use. Beautifully designed, the app looks gorgeous on both iPhone and iPad.

Why we love it

From push notifications to incredible graphics to nifty weather animations, Dark Sky has you covered. Best of all, unlike other weather apps, you don't have to be a meteorologist to understand it.

Fresh Air - Hyperlocal Weather & NOAA Radar Map

Fresh Air - Hyperlocal Weather & NOAA Radar Map

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Fresh Air - Hyperlocal Weather & NOAA Radar Map

For those who want a hyperlocal weather app with a radar map.

Fresh Air - Hyperlocal Weather & NOAA Radar Map offers a nice, clean interface for getting the weather details you want and need. Additional features you can enjoy include a seven-day interactive graph, calendar integration, notifications, weather warnings, and a Home screen widget.

Why we love it

If you are looking for a hyperlocal weather app with a radar map, calendar integration, and widget, check out Fresh Air.

Checking the Weather Can Be Fun

If you enjoy a bit of humor with your weather details, you will have fun with these comical but informative apps.

CARROT Weather - Talking Forecast Robot

Get the forecast with a side of snark

CARROT Weather - Talking Forecast Robot

Get detailed forecasts and sarcasm

For anyone who wants a fun weather app.

CARROT Weather is a sleek app that combines a snarky, sarcastic AI with detailed weather forecasts. Every time you launch the app, you'll be greeted with a hilarious comment from CARROT herself, while she gives you the day's forecast. You can swipe to view the weekly or hourly forecast, view comprehensive details about a bunch of weather data like humidyt, precipitation, etc. There is even a time travel feature where you can go back in time to see what the weather was like, and she can try to predict the future weather too. The Notification Center widget is packed with a bunch of information as well, so you can get a quick glance at the forecast and then carry on with the rest of your day.

Why we love it

It's funny and cute while providing you with comprehensive forecast data.

Poncho: Wake Up Weather

Get your weather from Poncho the delightful weather cat.

Poncho: Wake Up Weather

All the weather info you want

For those who like fun weather apps with useful features.

Poncho: Wake Up Weather is a cute weather app for those who enjoy a bit of fun with their forecast. Wake up with the weather-related music alarm, get alerts for bad hair days, check out the Home screen widget for a quick update, and enjoy the 3D Touch and Apple Watch support. For a unique and sassy way to get your weather, check out this feline’s forecast.

Why we love it

Why use a boring weather app when there is Poncho: Wake Up Weather. Get the weather, a laugh and an alarm. The look and feel of the app is also very humorous and cartoony, which adds to the overall appeal.

Weather For Specific Activities

You have plans, and you do not want the weather to get in the way. These apps offer the weather forecast based on what you want to do.

Foresee: Your Personal Activity Forecast

Schedule events according to the weather forecast with this handy planner.

Foresee: Your Personal Activity Forecast

Optimal planning

For those who plan a lot of outdoor activities.

Foresee: Your Personal Activity Forecast brings the importance of the weather to your outdoor activity planning. Which day should you mow the lawn? Is tomorrow morning a good time for a long walk? Will rain spoil your beach day this weekend? With notifications, a Today widget, event planning, and current weather conditions as well as the forecast, you will not have to worry again if the weather will foil your plans.

Why we love it

Foresee: Your Personal Activity Forecast is a handy weather app for those who plan a lot of outdoor activities. You don’t have to wonder if your event will be rained out again.

A Weather Way - See yourself under the weather

A new way to look at weather

A Weather Way - See yourself under the weather

Customize your daily schedule

Customizing the app is simple. Just edit and create your different daily routine. You can then view an animated home screen that shows the exact conditions during the specific time of day. Along with a detailed 24-hour view, you can take a look at a seven-day forecast.

Why we love it

Instead of trying to replicate the features and design of popular weather apps, the app offers a fresh approach to dealing with Mother Nature. The graphics looks spectacular on my iPhone 6s Plus, and the app does a great job of making the best use its horizontal layout. It’s simple, easy to use, and provides a beautiful representation of how the weather should look like during your normal day.