10 Wonderful Weather Applications for Your Mac
Weather HD offers a stunningly beautiful design, combined with a great layout for forecasts. The massive images may be slightly goofy for you but they really do look great on your Mac. It has regional weather settings, but not quite as accurate as other applications out there. Despite some of its minor setbacks and the odd customer who regrets buying this application, it is still the number one weather application on the Mac App Store in over fifty countries.
Degrees is a neat little application that runs from your menubar at the top of your screen. The application automatically detects whereabouts you are using Apple Core Location, as well as allowing you to manually set a weather location. A small image shows you the current weather conditions and outdoor temperature, with a refresh of its data every 15 minutes.
Despite some bugs being reported for MenuWeather, and the fact that it only works in the USA, it really does offer you comprehensive weather data. With a long list of features, including extended forecasts, radar map and severe weather alerts. MenuWeather is a more in-depth version of Degrees, but some would question if you really need all the extra functionality of MenuWeather. Definitely keep a look out for MenuWeather 4.0 which will also be available outside the USA.
WeatherEye provides free, real-time local forecasts with 5-14 day forecasts and trends for your chosen location. You can view the current temperature right on your menubar, and it will also alert you when active weather is in your area so you can follow the storms. There is also a selection of interactive satellites, radar maps, videos, photos and lots more so you can keep you eye, on the weather.
Swackett is a brilliantly named application, that tells you whether to take a sweater, jacket, or a coat. It really makes weather that simple, predicting the weather in the near future and prompting you what to wear. As well as the simple task it performs, it also has a range of radar maps to view, if you want more details. Swackett turns lots of complicated weather data into easy to understand graphics and charts.
Live Dock Weather makes you feel right at home with your weather needs, by integrating the idea of weather forecasting into your dock. With loads of information at your fingertips, you are able to be constantly in the know about what the weather is doing. As with most weather applications today, the best results are obtained if you use it in the USA, and it will provide you with 7 day and 24 hour forecasts.
Seasonality turns your Mac into a fully functional weather data centre. Or at least that the way it seems. With graphs, charts and radar maps combined to give you everything you will ever need to know about the weather. Although this application is one of the pricey ones, it really does offer so much more than other options. If you live in the USA, and want a weather application for your Mac, this really is the one to get. With weather data from more than 34,000 locations, in 200 countries, you can get an accurate 7 day forecast for your local area using your customized satellite and radar images.
Weather Dock provides you with visual weather and temperature information wherever you may find yourself in the world. The weather is shown right on your desktop, with stunning images combined, with a personal local forecast. A dynamic weather icon is also available for your dock so you can see the weather at any time. Weather Dock has a great combination of cartoon images depicting all types of weather.