Apple Reveals Redesigned Weather iOS App With Dark Sky-Like Notifications and Full-Screen Maps

Apple today at WWDC revealed a new iOS weather app with additional features, like full-screen maps and live weather notifications. The new app includes many features similar to Dark Sky, which Apple acquired last year.

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Apple said that the redesigned app includes more graphical displays of weather data, full-screen maps, and dynamic layouts that change based on conditions.

There's also new animated backgrounds that more accurately reflect the sun's position and precipitation, and notifications highlight when rain or snow starts and stops.

Apple said that the new graphics were created to make it easier to understand conditions like wind, UNV, and barometric pressure. In total, there are thousands of variations of backgrounds to reflect sun positions, clouds, rain, snow, and more.

Related Roundups: WWDC 2021, iOS 15, iPadOS 15

Top Rated Comments

erinsarah Avatar
2 weeks ago
Please tell me that they've improved Siri's Cupertino-elitist attitude towards the weather. Living in Western PA, when I asked her what the weather is going to be she says, "Some not-so-good weather tomorrow. Down to 68 and mostly cloudy". In Pittsburgh, that's beach weather.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
_Spinn_ Avatar
2 weeks ago
Seems like Dark Sky might finally be integrated into Weather!
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
LowellLvl Avatar
2 weeks ago
That’s great and all, but why in the world is there still no weather app on iPad?
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JetLaw Avatar
2 weeks ago
How did they not make an iPad version during their redo of this app? Such a bummer!
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
countryside Avatar
2 weeks ago

Really would like to see a radar map integrated at some point. It's a pretty standard feature, and Dark Sky had a very good one—that was my #1 favorite feature of the app.
They are adding a radar.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
emulajavi Avatar
2 weeks ago
Still not for iPad ?????

weather and calculator. The forgotten apps.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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