Dark Sky Weather iPhone App Review

| November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

When you open your weather app in the morning, what aspect of the weather you lookout for? If it is rain or snow, then check this one out: Dark Sky Weather for iPhone. The app will tell you at a glance exactly when it will rain (or snow) up to an hour in advance. You can download Dark Sky for $3.99 from iTunes.


In Dark Sky Weather for iPhone, the focus is on rain or snow. It displays all related weather info in the context of chances for a rain or snow shower. The app use GPS in your iPhone to create forecasts for your precise location, therein giving you minute-by-minute predictions for the next hour and hour-by-hour forecasts for the next day and week. Dark Sky also presents a gorgeous radar animation that tells in which direction the storm is progressing. You can precisely deduce how it moved in the past and where it is going in the near future. Other apps show you a chunky slideshow that makes it nearly impossible to tell how storms are moving. Dark Sky makes a difference here. Dark Sky for iPhone is not about snow or rain only. A recent addition of weather info for the entire day makes it work as a general purpose weather app as well, in case you’re looking for one.


Dark Sky Weather for iPhone also features push notifications. You’ll receive down-to-the-minute alerts before it starts raining at your exact location, get notified of government severe weather alerts, or even create your own custom notifications covering the next 24 hours for things like temperature, wind, and precipitation. Even if you hadn’t opened the app in days, still you’ll be updated about the live weather info, when it happens. The app also provides widget support so that you can follow the important weather info right from your home screen, without having to open the app. Performance wise, the app is stable and responsive. Dark Sky requires iOS versions 8.0 or higher.


Dark Sky Weather for iPhone is a weather app focused on informing you about possible rains, storms and snow showers in your area. But you can also use it as a general purpose weather app. We found the results to be pretty accurate. The radar animations that depict the storm paths are gorgeous to say the least. Push notifications informs users about the latest weather updates while the widget support comes handy. The app is also slick and responsive. Check it out if you’re staying in a place marked by incessant rains, thundershowers and snowing during winters.

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