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What's the Best Weather App for iPhone?

written by: Arnold Zafra•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 10/12/2010

Want to find out the latest weather conditions in your respective areas? Planning a long trip but not sure whether it will be good weather or not? Read on to find out what's the best weather app for iPhone that you can use.

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    The Weather Channel Max

    weather channel max This app provides the weather tools you need to plan your day, week, or even the next hour. It also provides you with detailed forecasts, beach conditions, premium video, traffic cams and even a severe weather center on your iPhone. True to its name, this app provides you with loads of features. Among the newest features are - complete weather coverage, exclusive TruPoint maps, tide information for coastal areas, unilimited saved locations, video center, neighborhood landmarks plotting, customizable map layers, and traffic cams. The best feature of this map is of course its beautiful interface. (Price: $3.99) (Download link)

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    Weather HD

    weather hd This weather iPhone app has been receiving quite a number of accolades lately. It was awarded the #1 weather app in the U.S. and 51 other countries and was highly recommended by major tech sites. Why? Because it's one of the best, if not the best, weather app for iPhone with its beautiful interface that shows both current and forecast weather using stunning high-definition videos. Feature-wise, this app will let you navigate between cities, see forecast and weather condition videos, add or delete cities, enable clock, show or hide chance of rain, pressure and visibility. This app will definitely change the way you look at weather apps. (Price: $0.99) (Download link)

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    HD 4Cast

    hd 4cast Here's one weather iPhone app that benefited from the iPhone 4 Retina Display. This app is certainly packed with weather icons and they look terrific. Even if you own previous iPhone models, the weather icons are still stunning. Feature-wise, this app gives you current weather conditions and a 5 day forecast for around 2.7 million locations worldwide. It gives you weather warnings and alerts for all US cities complete with scroll animations, current temperatures including highs and lows, and more weather information. Weather data used by this app is provided by (Price: $0.99) (Download link)

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    Weather Alert USA

    weather alert usa Want a weather iPhone app that alerts you of significant US weather events including watches, warnings and advisories? Well, this is the app for you. The app pushes alerts to your iPhone instantly via pop up alerts, sounds, and icon badges. In addition, the app also sends you alerts coming from NOAA including event synopsis and color coded alert maps. To customize the types of alerts that you receive, you must select from US forecast locations and from more than 120 watches, warnings, and advisories. This app is definitely useful for quickly checking current US weather conditions which could help weather enthusiasts, students and you, in case you are planning your next trip or any outdoor activity. (Price: $2.99) (Download link)

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    Weather Radar

    weather radar This app gives you a fast and easy way of viewing local weather radar using your iPhone. It instantly determines your location and finds the the closest doppler weather radar. Using animated, rich graphics, the app displays the direction and progress of nearby storms and clouds. Other features of this app include - latest world wide radar imagery, satellite cloud cover mode, zoom in and out, drag and scroll, filtered and unfiltered radar data, option to show your current position, multiple map styles, landscape mode and more. (Price: $2.99) (Download link)