Here are 4 free weather app for Windows 8. These apps will let you get the current weather or the forecast of the area of your choice. Each of these apps not only provide information about the weather, but each one of these apps also has one or two special features that make them different from the each other.
So install and try out these weather apps for Windows 8, and see which one suits your needs the most and provides you with a better experience. Also if you think that some other weather apps are worth mentioning then do provide us with information about them in the comments below.
Weather Network app is a feature rich weather app for Window 8. The Weather Network apps has been available for most of the popular platforms for quite some time now. Now the official Weather Network app is also available for the Windows 8 platform. This app offers you the ability to see the current weather and the forecasts in beautiful and elegant interface. The main interface of the app consists of the current weather conditions being displayed on the left side of the app window while the forecasts are displayed on the right side of the app window in the form of vertical tiles as seen below. The details that this app gives you about the weather include the temperature, wind speed, humidity, pressure, visibility, sunrise/sunset etc.
The app also has the ability to show you the trend of the weather in the form of graphs. These graphs help you to better visualize the weather conditions and trends. The app has the ability to display and cycle between 14 days trend, long-term trend, short-term trend, and hourly trends. One special feature that this app has is the ability to show news related to the weather. To get to this part of the app, just scroll horizontally till you are able to see thumbnails of the news. To read more about this free and feature rich app for Windows 8 then click on the link provided below.
There are lots of weather apps for Windows 8 but this one is a little different. Breezy for Windows 8 displays the current weather and forecast in a very minimalistic, clean, and simple interface. Apps follows the design philosophy called simplicity and as the result everything about this app is simple and pleasing. The app displays everything in the big bold white fronts that is displayed on solid colored background as seen below. This weather app for Windows 8 might have a simple interface but it is not less on features.
The app uses the Dark Sky’s service as it’s backend hence you get accurate weather details about the areas of your choice. As any other weather app for Windows 8 you can switch between the Celsius and Fahrenheit scale according to your needs. The app also supports the ability to display weather location of multiple locations. If you really like simplicity and minimalism then this app will be the perfect weather app for your Windows 8 device.
Here is an elegant and beautiful weather app for Windows 8 that has the ability to display the current weather, forecast, and also give you important tips. The app displays this weather in simple graphical icons and also graphs as seen below; so this app will be good enough for the average user as well as the advanced user. The interface of this weather app for Windows 8 is quite easy to navigate through and use. This app to allows you to add multiple location to the app and switch between them with just a single click.
New Weather for Windows 8 displays the trending weather in the form of the graph which is located on the left part of the app window. Here you will be able to see 2 lines: one shows the trend of the maximum temperature while the other shows the trend of the minimum temperature in blue. This graph really helps you to visualize the weather. One of the feature that I particularly loved is the app’s ability to give tips depending on the weather of a location. These tips are related to clothing, UV radiation, sports, umbrella, car etc. If you would like to have a feature rich weather app for Windows 8 that is simple to use then try out New Weather from the link provided below.
MyRadar yet another weather app for Windows 8 but it is a little different. This app has the ability to show you the weather radar of an area which is updated constantly. The interface of this app is completely different from the other ones and here you get the weather details on the maps as shown below. This app currently only works for the USA and it does not display the weather or the radar of any other location on the planet. The developers said that they would add more regions really soon.
The app utilizes Bing maps to display and render the maps onto which it displays the weather details as seen in the above screenshot. One of the interesting feature apart from it’s ability to display weather radar is that you can change the type of map that is used as the background. These include roads, greyscale, and aerial. Using this free weather app for Windows 8 you can get detailed information about the weather and know what might be heading your way. If you are weather freak and would like to get constant updates about the weather and also see the live weather radar then download this app from the link provided below.
All these weather apps for Windows 8 use full capability of full screen interface that Windows 8 supports for such apps. Try these out and let us know your experience in comments below.
Works With: Windows 8
Free / Paid: Free
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