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- Version 2.1
- Release date Mar 19, 2015
- Size 37.73 MB
- Age 4+
- Genre Weather
- User Ratings 4.50 (5 votes)
App Store Description
The ultimate weather report and forecast app for weather nerds!
25% off (limited time) to celebrate the Apple Watch release!
Featured by Apple, MacRumors, CNet, App Advice and more! "Weather Nerd is a comprehensive package in a gorgeous wrapper."
- Detailed daily reports (up to a year out)
- Minute-to-minute precipitation (see coverage below)
- NEW! A special Apple Watch app
- NEW! Weather radar and satellite
- 3 widgets (next hour, day, week)
- NEW! Follows Your Location (optional)
NEED HELP? Weather Nerd is brand new, so I love feedback! Just e-mail weathernerdhelp at gmail dot com
The background (blue, orange, black) depends on the time of day and also depends on the current weather (rain, clouds, fog, etc).
Purchase includes one year full access. After a year, you can renew via an in-app purchase (priced the same as the app).
Weather reports are available for nearly anywhere in the world. If in doubt, go to http://forecast.io and try your location to see if you like the report.
Radar is currently North America only, but I expect to support more soon.
The hour forecast is currently limited to US, UK, Ireland.
When you're getting dressed, what do you want to know?
"How does today compare with yesterday?"
Weather Nerd includes a nice daily comparison:
"Today is 9° cooler than yesterday. No rain."
This makes it easy to grab the right coat.
Weather Nerd also gives you minute-by-minute rain predictions for your exact GPS location. Powered Dark Sky's cutting edge "hyperlocal precipitation forecasting system", these reports show you a nice graph of the rain intensity for the next hour based on your exact location. For example, you might see:
"Light rain starting in 10 minutes, stopping 15 minutes later."
The daily forecast screen shows you a graph of the temperature, rain, and wind for today. Touch anywhere on the graph to view the forecast for a specific hour.
At the bottom of the screen you'll see the current temperature and other details like the high, low, chance of precipitation, wind speed, direction, moon phase, sunset, sunrise, humidity, etc.
The weekly forecast shows you a quick graph of the projected highs and lows for the next week, along with the chance of rain. Touch any day to view the full forecast for that day.
BEYOND 7 DAYS
Need to see the forecast for two weeks or two months out? No problem. Weather Nerd's calendar lets you view the forecast for any date within the next year.
For the real weather nerds, the "Nerd Out" feature will list out ALL of the weather information.
Weather Nerd lets you setup a daily weather forecast alert (in 15 minute intervals). You can turn the alert on/off for certain days of the week.
If you set your alert to 6pm or later, then the forecast will be for "tomorrow's" weather.
ABOUT THE WEATHER REPORTS
Most of the data for this app is powered by the unbelievable team at Forecast.io. They combine data from up to 18 different sources and use statistical analysis to create the most accurate forecast possible.
Some of you nerds like to use iPhone and iPad widgets. No problem. Weather Nerd comes packaged with 3 different widgets for your viewing pleasure including graphs for the "Next Hour", "Daily Overview", and "Upcoming Week".
Why a subscription? The average nerd checks weather 4-5 times a day. Over a year, that alone cost nearly 1 USD to our providers. That's not counting additional data used for radar tiles, alerts, widgets, watch, multiple devices, servers, etc. It would be completely unsustainable to charge a one time fee for a lifetime of data.
What's new in version 2.1
+ New: "pull up" access to faster location changes (#1 Requested Feature) + New: show "other" saved locations on radar + New: hourly icon on day legend + New: units setting for the UK (Celsius + MPH) + New: option to show cloud coverage on day graph (experimental) + New: week graph observes actual vs apparent temperature + Fixed: hour screen not showing/crashed on some devices + Fixed: issue where radar caused crash + Fixed: hour graph showed exaggerated intensity for non-us units + Fixed: rating link shown behind the form + Fixed: forecast.io link shown behind the form + Fixed: account status link shown behind the form
Weather Nerd is a universal iOS app available in the App Store for $3.99 (Ads free) with no in-app purchases. The app is compatible with all devices running iOS 8.0 or later, including the new iPhone 6 and iPad Mini. To download the Weather Nerd Forecasts and Radar app click the button below to go to the app's download page.
If you've enjoyed using the app, please rate and review it on the App store and in the comments section below.
Pretty good. The graph visuals provided are nice, and the accuracy is decent, but I have some improvements. First of all, the NWS advisories I
get are often for the wrong location . I get advisories for my neighboring counties as well as my own. Also, the radar's color
spectrum is off. I wish it was the standard
Like it. Like it
Week widget is weak... then I restarted my phone. I bought this app because I wanted a weekly forecast widget. You'll notice there's no screen shot of the advertised widget... it's
because it's broken with 0 functionality. At least that's what I thought before I restarted my phone. It's actually really nice
I was impressed with the rest of
Like the Graph View. I like the way the days weather is displayed in this app - particularly when it will rain. All weather apps have different
features or pros and cons but for this one, I really like the daily display in graph form.
Great weather app!. I cannot buy enough weather apps. This one is my favorite. All that's missing is snow forecast.
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