15 Best Weather Apps

Knowing the weather is useful, especially when you are out for work or other purposes. Smartphone weather apps and weather widgets have brought a revolution in weather forecasting. Having steadily improved over the years, they now include more detailed and accurate information, and the weather widgets are compatible with whatever theme you are using. We are presenting some  of the best weather apps and widgets currently available on Android:

1. 1Weather

Price: Free / $1.99

Available on: Google Play Store

1Weather by OneLouder Apps is one of the most popular and highest rated weather apps on the list. It comes with standard features like daily and hourly forecast as well as with access to additional information. There are also some weather widgets available along with a crisp and clean design. It comes with Android Wear support, weather tracking in maximum to 12 cities, and supports up to 25 languages. All of the features are in the free version. You can pay $0.99 if you want to remove advertising.


2. Accuweather

Price: Free / $2.99

Available on: Google Play Store

Accuweather is developed by Accuweather.com is one of the most solid and reliable weather apps. It has the basic features like, including extended forecasts, hourly forecasts. Other features like radar, Android Wear support, and others are also included. It also includes a MinuteCast feature to predict rain on a minute-by-minute basis. The app itself looks pretty good with serviceable widgets. It's one of the best all-around weather apps.


3. Awesome Weather by YoWindow

Price: Free / $2.99

Available on: Google Play Store

YoWindow Weather is flashy weather apps. You can browse through the application UI and see the weather at any point in the day. It also covers the basic features fairly well. Although it's not as powerful as some weather apps, simplicity has its benefits too. This is a good weather app for those who value simplicity and reliability. This app is available with the free basic package, and you will get most of the features in it.


4. Carrot Weather

Price: Free / $1.99 per month / $3.99 per year

Available on: Google Play Store

Carrot Weather is one of the new weather apps. It features witty and sarcastic quotes along with unique weather features. It does the basic features like forecasts, hourly temperatures, and the app's premium features add a little more fun. The premium version comes with the price tag of  $1.99 per month or $3.99 per year and includes up to 70 years of weather history, offering a big discount on the annual plan. 


5. Dark Sky

Price: Free / $2.99 per year

Available on: Google Play Store

Dark Sky received backlash for being among the first weather apps to have a paid subscription. Aside from that drawback, the app is pretty awesome. It features one of the best radars and has up-to-the-minute forecast updates along with weather widgets. You can use the premium version for free.


6. Google Feed

Price: Free

Available on: Google Play Store

Although Google Assistant is not one of the usual weather apps, it can show you the weather. You can ask Google for weather forecasts like current weather, weather alerts, and more. You can click on the weather card to get additional info. Although it doesn't have a lot of the features, it's excellent for quick checks and entirely free.


7. MyRadar Weather Radar

Price: Free / Up to $24.99

Available on: Google Play Store

MyRadar is a simple easy to use app that displays you weather radar along with a range of features like animations to see if the rain is coming or going. The app is simple, but there are in-app purchases including a hurricane tracker and additional radar features. It works best in combination with a normal weather app.


8. NOAA Weather

Price: Free / $1.99

Available on: Google Play Store

NOAA Weather is an unofficial app that uses National Weather Service for its information. Along with usual things like the latest weather forecasts, hourly conditions, radar, you can track several cities at once, and there are a variety of weather widgets. It doesn’t support severe weather alerts, which is the only drawback of this app.


9. Storm Radar

Price: Free

Available on: Google Play Store

 Storm Radar is different from other weather apps. Although it works similarly, it puts a larger focus on severe weather conditions like tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, hurricanes, and other meteorological acts. The weather radar has 20 layers for millions of customizations along with the extra features like forecasts, current temperatures, and more.


10. Today Weather

Price: Free / Up to $4.49

Available on: Google Play Store

Today Weather was introduced in 2017. It is a clean, functional, and quick weather app with the usual features like weather forecasts, humidity, actual temperature versus real feel, severe weather alerts, and other useful information like air quality index, moon cycles, and sunrise and sunset times. The weather radar is also one of the gorgeous radars available in weather apps. The app is free to download with optional in-app purchases.


11. WeatherBug

Price: Free / $9.99

Available on: Google Play Store

WeatherBug is an old weather app which has all the features of usual weather apps. This includes weather forecasts, temperature, radar, weather alerts, along with more sophisticated characteristics like 18 different weather maps, lightning alert system, breaking news, traffic conditions. There are weather widgets, but they are to be separately downloaded. It's a real solid, perfectly reliable, and stable weather app with more than enough features. UI of this application is commendably neat and modern. Most people use the free version of the app.


12. Weather Channel

Price: Free / Up to $9.99

Available on: Google Play Store

Weather Channel is one of the most easily recognizable weather apps out in the market. It covers all the basics like current temperature, future forecasts, severe weather alerts, and radar along with functional features like lightning alerts, breaking news, and pollen alerts. There are many widgets available for you to chose and a separate UI, and it is completely free with no in-app purchases.


13. Weather Underground

Price: Free / $1.99 per year

Available on: Google Play Store

Weather Underground is a complete weather app. It features all the natural features along with health info like UV risk, local flu outbreaks, and pollen. It also has weather widgets as well as hyper-local weather. There are person weather stations which deliver weather close to your location. The free version includes advertising.


14. What The Forecast?!!

Price: Free / $1.99

Available on: Google Play Store

What The Forecast is a new weather app that gives funny quips about the extreme weather. It shows over 6600 phrases with settings for profane phrases. It is a fun weather app that includes both basic and unique features, although the profanity setting is restricted.


15. Yahoo Weather

Price: Free

Available on: Google Play Store

Yahoo's weather app features a beautiful design, essential weather information, weather alerts, radar, and can track up to 20 cities. Showing gorgeous imagery from Flickr, it is considered to be one of their best apps. It gives you the weather basics with a flashy outlook. Yahoo Weather is good for those no need minimal features and basic weather info. Moreover, it is free with ads and no in-app purchases.


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