Do you want to stay up to date with the latest weather information? Do you want to know the weather forecast for your region or your holiday destination? Interested in more in depth weather info? No one wants to get caught in a snow storm or a rain shower.

That's why it is a good idea to check the current weather conditions and the weather forecast on your Android phone, using one of the weather apps that are available in the Android Market.

Below you will find a list of the best weather apps for your Android phone.


The Accuweather app is a very complete and free Android app, a global GPS-based weather center, giving you accurate and localized weather information in over three million locations, updated hourly.

The app has multiple weather views, including animated radar and satellite, videos, and interactive Google maps. It also warns you for severe weather conditions like thunderstorms, snow, ice, high winds and tornadoes. One of the remarkable features is the special lifestyle weather and health forecasts, which tells you if the weather condition is good to walk your dog or play golf, while people suffering from allergies will like the health related weather conditions.

The Weather Channel

This free app from the famous TV channel shows you the current weather conditions with lots of details like fully customized weather maps, temperature, sunset, sunrise, humidity and UV index for over 1.9 million locations worldwide. Forecasts are given for the next 36 hours or next 10 days. One of the remarkable features of The Weather Channel App is integration with Facebook.

Weather Bug Elite

Weather Bug Elite is a paid app, which definitely should be in the list of the best weather apps for your Android phone. The Weather Bug Elite app lets you Check current conditions and forecasts, view animated Doppler radar images and get the latest local weather information and severe weather alerts for your city and thousands of locations around the world. Furthermore, you get lightning strike and alert polygon vectors map layers and 3-day home screen forecast widgets.

The WB Elite App also supports the new Galaxy Tab tablet from Samsung.

iMap Weather

iMap Weather provides you current weather conditions, weather forecasts, high quality radar images, lightning strike information, active severe weather watches and warnings notifications, even when the phone is off, for your current location and locations you choose.

This is a simple and clean app and if you are not looking for special features, then this is definitely one of the best weather apps for your Android phone for you.


Umbrella is a very simple Android weather app, which answers every day one of the most important weather questions: Do I need to take an umbrella with me or not? Together with the weather conditions, temperature and chance of rain, the app shows a big 'Yes' or 'No' to answer the question if it is going to rain or not.

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