Windows 8 Apps

5 Best Weather Apps for Windows 8.1

If you live in a country where weather changes are pretty frequent, then you will need a weather app on your desktop, smartphones or tablets. With Windows 8, we have seen many new tablets and we have also covered about few interesting weather apps for Windows 8.1

There are many interesting weather apps available in the Windows store similar to other platforms and here are some of the best ones we have picked from the store.


1. The Weather Channel:

Weather Channel desktop weather app brings together over 200 meteorologists and our ultra-local TruPoint(sm) forecasting technology, to provide you with the most accurate weather forecast available.
Get current weather with rich-image tiles on your desktop and click-into our app when you need more weather details, forecasts, and severe weather info.

The app also brings in severe Weather alerts on the desktop weather app. Delivered right to your desktop weather app, so you are always prepared for inclement weather.

Weather Channel

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2. AccuWeather:

AccuWeather for Windows 8 has the very latest in weather news and information, including MinuteCastĀ®, the leading minute-by-minute weather forecast that is hyper-localized to your exact street address.
This award winning app is available in 27 languages. You get a quick look at current weather conditions for the next five days with an easy swipe to a calendar view of the forecasted conditions for each of the next 25 days.


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3. MSN Weather:

With MSN Weather, you can get the latest weather conditions, whether you’re hitting the slopes or the beach or checking the forecast for your commute. See accurate hourly, 5-day, and 10-day forecasts for whatever you do.

You can get live weather update for any city right from the live tile itself.

Weather Bug

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4. WeatherBug:

With the Weather Bug app, you can access the largest global network of real-time weather sensors to get the most accurate weather info in the world! Get visual at-a-glance weather right on your home screen with multiple rich-image live tiles. With one touch, set custom notifications for the kinds of weather you care about, then view them via live tiles and the app notifications widget.

Use the full interactive weather maps to check out time-lapse radar, temperature, wind and cloud cover maps with full pinch-and-zoom functionality.

Weather Bug

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5.Ā  MyRadar Weather Radar:

MyRadar a fast, easy-to-use, weather application that displays animated weather radar around your current location, allowing you to quickly see what weather is coming your way. Just start the app, and your location pops up with animated weather, allowing you to easily see if rain is approaching.

On top of the basic weather, users can get a quick glance of temperatures around the country, as well as overlay a current satellite image of cloud cover.


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Nirmal is a Technology Blogger and a Microsoft MVP in Windows. Blogging has been his passion for more than a decade now, he started with this blog in 2007. He can be contacted at You can find Nirmal on , and .

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1 Comment

  1. Thank you for your article. It is out of date. The Windows Store ended support for Windows 8 phones.

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