Microsoft has given us an in-built weather application, but in case you are not happy with it and would like to have a better weather app for your Windows 8 then try out AccuWeather for Windows 8.
This free weather application for Windows 8 displays a detailed information about the weather; current as well as forecast You can check out your local weather as well as the weather forecast of some distant place that you might be heading out to for your travel.
Many of us know that AccuWeather is also available for other platforms and now it is available on the new Windows 8. This weather app for Windows 8 has a beautiful interface and displays all the data in a simple and easy to understand interface. You can also add multiple places of interest to the application and pin them to start screen with just a few clicks. Also check out other Windows 8 weather app.
AccuWeather for Windows 8 also shows how good the climate is outside for doing activities. I really loved this feature. Using this you can plan everything before you head out. This information is shown in an easy to understand and really simple interface. This is one of the most useful part of this free weather app for Windows 8.
This free weather app for Windows 8 also provides you the ability to see whats happening in real time on a map, this maps shows how is the condition of the roads in a simple to understand color code. See this in below screenshot. For this feature, the application uses the Bing Maps which is integrated into the application.
Features Of AccuWeather for Windows 8:
- It is better than the in-built application provided by Microsoft.
- Offers you a map view for an area of your choice.
- Alerts you if its okay to head out to do various activities.
- Provides all the relevant information in a well structured manner.
- Get Weather forecasts for the coming days and hours.
One little annoying thing about this application is that it displays ads inside the application which totally feels out-of-place in such a beautiful app. Also the apps seems to take little more time sometimes which is a little frustration. I wish app was a little snappier when it comes to getting the data and information off the server.
To download this free weather application for your Windows 8 PC or RT device Click here and install the application form the app store.