AccuWeather, the weather report website has launched an app for Android-based devices. The app features hourly weather forecasts (updated every hour), interactive Google maps, the weather in 23 different languages, as well as the ability to share weather forecasts on the social network applications, which the users have installed on their devices. Users can also customize colours within the app and units may be viewed in both metric and imperial units, as well as 12-hour or 24-hour display.

Screenshots of AccuWeather for Android

Screenshots of AccuWeather for Android

The app has a feature called 'Weather Alarms', which provides weather events such as snow, wind, gust, and thunderstorms anywhere in the world. Current weather conditions data is updated every 15 minutes. It includes humidity percentages, visibility, UV index, wind speed and direction, times for sunrise and sunset.

The app also features RealFeel, AccuWeather's proprietary weather forecasting system that takes into account multiple weather conditions to determine how the localized temperature actually feels, which may be warmer or cooler than the temperature depending on these conditions. The app has current weather videos available in English and Spanish. Upto 10 locations can be selected for weather updates. The app is free and is available on the Android Market.

Publish date: August 10, 2011 10:26 am| Modified date: December 18, 2013 8:18 pm

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