Accu Weather Android App

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Hello! This is a short review of AccuWeather Android app, one of the best weather apps for our Android devices.

There is a great number of weather apps available in the Google Play and many other sources. However,  AccuWeather clearly stands out.  This is probably the greatest, the simplest and yet the most powerful Android weather app.

Let's see what it is all about.


AccuWeather Android App

Accu Weather Android App Available in Two Versions

AccuWeather is available in the free version (AccuWeather for Android and) in the paid version (AccuWeather Platinum).  

The basic difference between these two versions is that in the Platinum version there are no ads. Other features remain the same.

First Impression: Simplicity Rules

After launching the app for the first time, I was amazed at its simplicity and intuitiveness. I expected something big with tons of options, notifications and who knows what. I was positively disappointed. In the screenshots below, you can see the app's interface:

Accu Weather Android App. One of the best weather apps.
Accu Weather Android app.

Main Features of Accu Weather Android App

Simple as it may look, the app is very powerful and offers many most useful features and options. The most popular ones include:

  • Push notifications for severe weather conditions in the US
  • Temperature notifications
  • Severe weather alerts
  • In the case of other locations, you will see an exclamation point (on the current screen) indicating AccuWeather forecasts (wind, rain, ice, snow, thunderstorms etc.)
  • Lifestyle Forecasts which explain how specific weather conditions may affect your health or your outdoor activities
  • Radar for North America
  • News and videos (weather forecasts) for your current location 
  • Social media sharing
  • Easily customizable color themes
Setting up notifications for Accu Weather App.
This is Accu Weather Radar.
Accu Weather App. Forecasts.
Accu Weather Video Forecast!

Here you can see different themes:

AccuWeather App. Pink theme.
AccuWeather App. Turquoise theme.

AccuWeather Android App Widgets

The app offers two types of widgets (4x1 and 4x2). Again, they are simple and intuitive. See how they will look on your desktop:

Accu Weather App. Adding widgets.
Accu Weather App Widgets.

What Else Can Accu Weather Android App Do?

Apart from the above main and most popular features, it's also worth mentioning some other things this app can do.

  • AccuWeather offers local forecast for as many as nearly 3 million different locations all over the world (updated hourly with forecasts  for the next 15 days).
  • Current weather conditions together with data, such as, humidity, visibility, UV index, sunrise, sunset, wind (speed and gusts).
  • Status bar displaying temperature for your home or current location.
  • You can store an unlimited number of locations (and up to 10 Favorite locations).
  • You can use metric or imperial units.
  • The app's compatible with all Android versions (including Jelly Bean).

AccuWeather Live

Below is a short video (I've just recorded) in which you can see AccuWeather App and decide if you like it or not. You can download AccuWeather Android App here.


Alternatives to AccuWeather?

There are of course many other weather apps. At this point I would strongly recommend Android Weather app, a very nice and free app.

Click on the image on the right if you want to get to know details of the app or download it free of charge.

Do You Like AccuWeather App?

Now it's time you said something. Do you like this app? How long have you been using it? What are its pros and cons?  Do you use any other weather apps for Android?

Tell me what you think by either submitting a comment in the comment box below or contacting me directly. 

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