Knowing what the next day or even week brings in terms of weather is important for so many people around the world. Maybe you want to walk to the office tomorrow for a big meeting, but you need to know whether to pack that umbrella; or maybe you want to go on a mountain biking trail but want to know if the wind conditions are safe for you.
To ensure that you use the app best suited to your needs, we have gathered the best weather apps for iOS in 2020; for you Apple users out there.
ClimaCell provides an incredibly multi-faceted and accurate weather service through its app. This is achieved by the use of traditional methods of harvesting weather data, coupled with other methods including the use of connected devices and cell-phone towers to provide on the minute, accurate weather reporting either on a hyper-local scale, or a wider range.
Within the app, users will be able to ascertain air quality, the presence of fires in specific areas, and road hazards in addition to traditional weather information. The app is so accurate that Delta Airlines, United Airlines, and many other companies are making use of its services.
ClimaCell is currently offering a free trial of its app and the user experience can be improved through in-app purchases.
Download ClimaCell app on the App Store to see why so many companies have been using it.
Accuweather is an incredibly popular option for weather forecasting, providing a simplistic weather card at the top of the app, you can then scroll down for information on allergens and increased weather information. There is also a wealth of useful data within their radar functionality.
Unfortunately, Accuweather has a lot of adverts on its platform, which can be removed by purchasing Accuweather Platinum at a cost of a one-off payment of $3.99. This also extends your forecast length to 25 days. For this price, if you are going to be using the app a lot, it is definitely worth it; although the app gives you a lot more information for free than many other apps.
You can access Accuweather on the App Store now.
3. Weather Line
Weather Line is easy to use and interesting as far as weather apps go. Various locations and their simple weather conditions are displayed on cards in the app and tapping on these cards will open up more detailed information to the user. This provides a smooth and streamlined experience for those wanting a no-fuss option.
Unfortunately, to truly unlock the app’s potential past its basic nature, you will need to pay $1.99 per month or $9.99 per year. This will change the 7-day NOAA forecast to rain predictions from Dark Sky, weather forecasts provided by Accuweather, and radar functionality from Radarscope.
You can download Weather Line on the App Store now.
If you’re one of those people who love weather maps and like to visualize the upcoming weather patterns then Windy is probably the app for you. Your device screen will be covered in detailed, attractive maps and you will be able to pull a wide variety of in-depth weather conditions from the app, even including sea temperature, multi-faceted wind conditions, future rain conditions, and snowfall calculations.
The app is currently free, although you are encouraged to make a donation. In addition to the app being free, there are no adverts taking away from your weather experience.
You can download Windy on the App Store now.
5. Hurricane: American Red Cross
Developed and produced by the American Red Cross, Hurricane provides users with up-to-date information on developing natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, and wildfires.
With this app, you won’t get access to current weather conditions as that is not what the app is about. You will be given alerts and information on ongoing natural disasters and the app will sync with your phone to provide a toolkit for strobe lighting, flashlights, and a loud alarm to let rescuers or family know where you are. You can also send an automated text to loved ones to let them know you’re safe.
You can download it on the App Store today.
In conclusion, throughout this article, we have examined a number of iOS weather apps that have various functionalities and uses. From this list, you will be able to make a selection on the best iOS weather app to suit your needs, be you a meteorology nerd, an outdoor enthusiast, or someone who wants to protect their family.