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Pro Eerily accurate weather predictions
Multiple reports suggest that Dark Sky has an uncanny precision in its ability to predict weather conditions.
Pro Pinpoint location accuracy
The app adjusts information such as distance of a storm, time until it starts raining, etc, based on your location that it can estimate within a few meters of your exact location.
Pro Notifies before severe weather conditions
Dark Sky can tell you how many minutes you have before it starts raining, a snowstorm begins, etc. You adjust how many minutes beforehand it the app should send a push notification.
Pro 24hour and 7day forecasts
Dark Sky has a graph of temperature changes for the next 24 hours along with precipitation information and when the sun rises and sets. It also gives quick access to day-by-day summary of the next week.
Pro 3D radar map with weather information
With Dark Sky you can access a 3D Earth that offers information of precipitation and temperature.
Pro Quickly overview important information
With Dark Sky you can quickly get the most important predictions and current weather. The app shows information such as temperature (and how actually "feels" like and upcoming changes), humidity, wind, visibility, pressure, etc at a glance.
Pro Uncluttered UI
Dark Sky has a clean, monochromatic design that takes advantage of icons whenever possible.
Con Rarely gives push notifications for severe weather, only precipitation
Con Inaccurate temperatures
While the app's ability to predict weather conditions and when it will rain is on point, temperatures appear to be about 3-5 degrees warmer than what is actually recorded each day.
Con Somewhat sluggish
Occasional loading screens make the app feel a bit laggy.