10 Best Weather Apps for iOS Devices 2017

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Traditionally, we will get weather forecast through TV, however, as sometimes, weather changes quickly within one day and we cannot always beside our TV. How can we always get the updated weather condition? Of course, the weather apps will help you a lot as you can install on your phone and check it anytime with WIFI or your own network. If you are using iPhone, you can check the following 10 best weather apps for iOS and try some on your iPhone.


#1 Dark Sky

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Dark Sky is the most recommended weather app for iPhone although it is not a free weather app. It is said to offer you the most accurate source of hyperlocal weather information.  Dark Sky offers you down to the minute weather forecasts as giving minute-by-minute predictions for the next hour and hour-by-hour forecasts for the next day and week.

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Key features:

Using GPS, Dark Sky can give you the hyperlocal forecasts. That is to say it can predict the weather change at your exact location.

This app has a smooth radar animation which can show you a beautiful map. It can pull storms back and forth through time to let you see the actual path of the storm.

With advanced notification options, Dark Sky offers you down-to-the-minute alert, government severe weather alerts and custom alters option to let you being notified for weather condition in different situations.

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#2 Weather Underground

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In-App Purchase

Weather Underground is powered by 200,000+ personal weather stations across the globe network to check current conditions or forecasts. It is said to offer the most accurate weather service and pinpoint to any microclimate.

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Key features:

Weather Underground offers you the current weather conditions from local weather stations with updating data including temperature, wind speed and direction, humidity, dew point, pressure, etc.

With interactive map, you can track global storms on the Hurricane and Tropical Storm tile.

This weather app also has community features like crowd reports, webcams, WunderPhotos, etc.

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#3 The Weather Channel

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In-App Purchase

The Weather Channel weather app is owed by the same company named The Weather Company, LLC as Weather Underground.  So you can imagine that The Weather Channel would have most likely features as Weather Underground.

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Key features:

Get to know weather condition anywhere with app’s features like forecasts, dynamic home screen, weather maps, severe weather alters, etc.

With morning show, weather news, stunning imagery, sponsors ads features besides the simple weather app functions.

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#4 Yahoo Weather

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Yahoo Weather app is provided by Yahoo. It surprisingly brings you weather forecasts with stunning Flickr photos to match your location, time of day and current conditions. This feature would be very different from other weather app for iPhone.

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Key features:

With animated weather effects, you can experience weather conditions for rain, fog, snow and extreme heat. You can also check animated sunrise, sunset, wind and pressure modules.

This app offers weather details like wind, pressure, etc. and interactive maps with radar, satellite, heat and snow.

Notify you the weather conditions twice a day.

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#5 RadarScope

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$9.99 with In-App Purchase

RadarScope may not like most of the simple weather apps but a more professional weather application for iPhone. It is a specialized display utility for weather enthusiasts and meteorologists which allows you view reflectivity for a tell-tale hook echo in mesocyclone or micro-features like velocity couplets in the storm relative radial veclocity product.

Key features:

RadarScope offers native radar data rather than smoothed radar in its original radial format for the highest level for detail.

It makes product and tilt selection a breeze with streamlined and keeps things clean with scrubbing.

Easy to share the weather with your friends and family on social network, text, email, etc.

This app has pro version which offer animated lightning and radar and more features with $9.99 yearly subscription.

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#6 AccuWeather



AccuWeather is a free and award winning weather app which is said to be available for more countries and for more minutes than any other minute-by-minute precipitation forecast.

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Key features:

With AccUcast, you can share your weather observations in your community and view real-time crowdsourced map with weather conditions submitted by users all over the world in a global animation display.

AccuWeather MinuteCast can forecast next two hours hyper-localized weather condition with precipitation type and intensity, and start and end times for precipitation.

This app also has immediately descriptive weather animations which can illustrate the weather forecast for right now, each of the next 72 hours, and each of the next 15 days.

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#7 WeatherBug




WeatherBug is powered by Eartch Network, Inc. which is one of the largest professional weather networks in the world. This weather app has 18 different weather maps including Doppler radar, lightning, wind, temperature, alerts, pressure and humidity. It is said that it can track any weather condition with its PulseRad radar and its 10,000+ professional-grade weather stations.

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#8 CARROT Weather

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CARROT Weather is powered by Dark Sky and an eerily accurate weather app that delivers hilariously twisted forecasts. Here you can find secret locations, a time machine and evil penguins in this app. This weather app for iPhone has character in spades from spooky fog to torrential downpours. It would be the biggest difference from other weather app.

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#9 Weather Live

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Weather Live is said to be great for quick weather status checks and gives you a seven day forecast. This app has stunning interface which provides you beautiful weather scenes reflecting local and worldwide current weather conditions and forecast no matter it is sunny, cloudy, raining, snowy or stormy. All the weather would come alive on the crisp screen of your iPhone.

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#10 MeteoEarth

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MeteoEarth is created by MeteoGroup which is Europe’s leading private weather company. It brings weather to life with its high-end gaming technology and extraordinary graphics. It also let you access thousands of live weather webcams covering popular destinations around the world and check weather in a holiday destination at any time of the year.

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