When comparing AccuWeather Platinum vs Weather Now, the Slant community recommends AccuWeather Platinum for most people. In the question“What are the best weather apps for Android?” AccuWeather Platinum is ranked 5th while Weather Now is ranked 16th.
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Pro Local minute by minute forecasts
Pro Detailed current conditions
Accuweather's prediction of "Now" includes a list of weather details and suggestions under My AccuWeather for DIY Projects, Fishing & Game, Outdoor Fitness, Respiratory Health, and Travel.
Pro Clean UI that follows Android design language
AccuWeather uses Google's suggested app structure for displaying categories with scrolling tabs similar to the Play Store for "Locations," "Now," and "Hourly" etc. The UI is very clean and functional but not as visually appealing as other weather application such as Yahoo Weather.
Pro Free version available
AccuWeather offers a free version of the application with all of the same features but it includes annoying banner ads at the bottom.
Pro Live map options
AccuWeather is somewhat middle of the pack concerning map options. The maps are live but there are only two options for map types: radar and cloud cover.
Pro 3 week forecasts
Pro Real feel temperature
They have a proprietary real feel temperature which tells you how the temperature feels taking into account direct sunlight and wind.
Pro Clean and useful widgets
The AccuWeather application includes useful weather widgets in both the 4x1 and 4x2 size.
Pro Video forecasts
AccuWeather offers video forecasts in English and many in Spanish.
Pro Has accurate weather data
For my location and when I get the trip on the Europe ( Germany, Czhechia ) the forecast was very accurate.
Pro Shows a 3d image of the earth
Very impressive, you just mast see it. May be you are not like weather app, but need to see that.
Pro Great weather forecast charts
Charts have all info for understand weather
Pro Translated to many language
The weather description and app translated to many language
Con No crowd sourcing options
AccuWeather does not offer any type of user input in the weather forecast like some other applications.
Con Limited locations
Fewer available locations in comparison with other providers.
Con PWS support
I'm can't see PWS stations. Developer is noticed.