Dark Sky

Weather app that predicts when it will rain or snow

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#2 Product of the DayJanuary 27, 2014

Reviews

  • 330683
    SmokieSmokie Does Stuff
    Pros: 

    Looks good, has some interesting ways of displaying common weather data

    Cons: 

    Inaccurate on two different Android devices (one for an entire week), doesn't seem to update data quickly (or at all sometimes)

    While I want to like this app, I don't find it to be more useful or compelling as a weather app than 1Weather, WeatherBug, or The Weather Channel apps.

  • 1456907
    Marianne MétairieSoftware Product Designer & Art Director
    Pros: 

    Accurate, nice design, simple and intuitive. The Time Machine is awesome!

    Cons: 

    With the new design, I find that the "sunny weather" does not come off enough from the rest

    Love this app, I've been using it since a while now but I LOVE the new interface!

    Marianne Métairie has used this product for one year.

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Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
People seem to love Dark Sky but I admittedly haven't tried it yet, probably because of that $3.99 price point. ...I'm writing this as a drink my $4 cup of Philz coffee. :P
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Josh Puetz@joshpuetz · Senior Software Engineer, Codeship
It's excellent: only app I've found that can deal with crazy on again/off again Seattle rain
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QueenLear@queenleariv · ConnectionAgent-Co-Founder @ButtonPoetry
I had one of my favorite weather experience while using this app this summer. I was out on my porch and saw the sky turn a bit green. I was concerned so I pulled up Dark Sky to not only see what the forecast was but to look at the radar of what might be coming. As I watched the radar simulator of a GIANT cell coming towards us, suddenly it started to downpour...more like side pour... and everything went dark as night at 3pm in the afternoon. We of course like crazy people stayed out on the porch...maybe because Dark Sky showed us it was going to blow over in a matter of minutes... maybe just because we're crazy Minnesotans who love warm rain (just thankful it's not snow!). Needless to say this is the only weather app I use anymore... to chase storms... or just always.