Description

Dark Sky is the most accurate source of hyperlocal weather information. With down-to-the-minute forecasts, you’ll know exactly when the rain will start or stop, right where you’re standing. (It’s like magic.)

Featured in: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Wired, and more.

YOUR WEATHER, DOWN TO THE MINUTE
Dark Sky is able to create forecasts for your precise location, giving you minute-by-minute predictions for the next hour and hour-by-hour forecasts for the next day and week.

BEAUTIFUL WEATHER ANIMATIONS
The same technology that powers Dark Sky’s predictions also allows us to make the world’s first perfectly smooth radar animation. Other apps show you a chunky slideshow that makes it nearly impossible to tell how storms are moving. But Dark Sky’s radar animation lets you see the actual path of the storm: how it moved in the past, and where it’s going in the future.

PUSH NOTIFICATIONS
Dark Sky comes with advanced notification options: Receive down-to-the-minute alerts before it starts raining at your exact location, get notified of government severe weather alerts (for such things as thunderstorms, flooding, hurricanes, etc.), or even create your own custom notifications covering the next 24 hours for things like temperature, wind, precipitation and more. Even if you haven’t opened the app in days, Dark Sky will tell you what you need to know, when you need to know it.

TODAY WIDGET
The Dark Sky Notification Center Widget tells you at a glance what’s going to happen in the next hour and the next week, so you don’t even have to unlock your phone to quickly check the weather before heading out.

TIME MACHINE
Explore weather in the past or future. Choose a date and see historical weather data or future predictions based off of seasonal averages.

APPLE WATCH
Dark Sky looks great on your wrist. Get notifications and check out the weather for the next week with the Dark Sky app built from scratch for Apple Watch.

What’s New

Version 6.1.5

- Watch forecast design update

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
40.2K Ratings
40.2K Ratings

Editors’ Choice

Being able to track atmospheric pressure to the nearest millibar sounds impressive and all, but sometimes you just want to know if it’s going to rain. Dark Sky tells you exactly how much precipitation to expect and when to expect it, as well as offering cool customizable weather alerts and a mesmerizing time-lapse view of local cloud movements that’s almost as much fun as splashing in puddles.

MintGreenGuard ,

Can’t take all this CHANGE!

For years Dark Sky has been unique in providing information about incoming rain and precipitation with uncanny precision and an amazingly driven by a simple yet timeless animated graphical interface. Now it’s been “rewritten” to look like a “regular” weather app with dare I say dull, uninspiring interface. That said there is new and welcomed functionality in this version that improves the forecast and most notably adds a really cool “TIME MACHINE” function allowing users to view past and future weather forecasts by date on demand. All that said, being that this new graphic interface is somewhat uninspiring the question arises as to why the new features weren’t simply added to the winning look of the original app? Surely there are reasons that end users will never know, but perhaps the developers, Jack Adam can take pity on those of us who have a difficult time with change and consider offering us a choice to display a “classic” mode that will bring back the original look? If that’s just a pipe dream, how about integrating a bit more of the classic blue color into the current scheme to spice up the mostly monochrome grays as a nod to the Dark Sky many of us longtime users can appreciate in the name of nostalgia? 4 stars for now since this app still rocks in functionality, but the fifth star will be reserved for a future update or until this user can embrace the change.

AMSisme ,

Keep recommending this to my friends and family, thought I should write a review

There are very few apps that I actually feel improve my life and I have such high quality and thoughtfulness that I actively recommend them to people. Dark Sky is one of those. In addition to as much accuracy as you can get, it provides hourly predictions, ‘feels like’ options for things like windchill, and one particular feature which actually might have saved my health once or twice: UV Index. I had never even heard of that before but I get sunstroke allllll the time and that feature is fabulous. The hourly precipitation prediction is both attractive and insanely useful in places like New York, allowing you to time a mad dash during a lull in the storm. This app has features that no other application for tracking the weather has: it’s in my top five apps that I use and I use it every day. It works just as accurately in every country that I go to and every state that I go to, all with different types of weather challenges. I just love it. Please keep up the good work, its truly a rare product of worth and quality, like lace, or a pocket watch. Weird analogies but hopefully they get the point across: this app shows craftsmanship, not commercialism.

Editors’ Choice

Being able to track atmospheric pressure to the nearest millibar sounds impressive and all, but sometimes you just want to know if it’s going to rain. Dark Sky tells you exactly how much precipitation to expect and when to expect it, as well as offering cool customizable weather alerts and a mesmerizing time-lapse view of local cloud movements that’s almost as much fun as splashing in puddles.

Information

Seller
jackadam
Size
47.9 MB
Category
Weather
Compatibility
Requires iOS 10.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Location
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
Copyright
© 2018 The Dark Sky Company, LLC
Price
$3.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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