Forecast Front-Runners: The 5 Best “Weather” Android Apps to Help Guide You


Weather is one of the universal talking points among humans, even ones without smartphones. For centuries, or even millennia, weather has been used as an ice breaker during countless conversations every day. For Android users, the question remains: what is the best weather app for Android? For this study, we will look at the M2AppMonitor community, who use the M2AppMonitor app, to see which weather apps spend the most time on our community members’ screens.

Until a brilliant developer comes up with an umbrella app, or invisible shield app (fingers crossed), weather apps are the best defense we have against the harsh natural elements awaiting us outside (which are not too harsh for us, considering M2Catalyst is based in Orange County, CA).

For a weather app to succeed with Android users, apps must be accurate, efficient, and aesthetically pleasing. Here are the 5 most popular weather apps in the eyes of the M2AppMonitor community. If you want to see which of your apps use the most of your device’s data, memory, battery and more, you can download the FREE M2AppMonitor app on Google Play to regain control of your Android device.


1. AccuWeather

AccuWeather is the most engaging weather app for Android_M2AppMonitor

AccuWeather constantly improves their app based on user feedback. In return, AccuWeather fans have rewarded AccuWeather by making it the most used weather app among the M2AppMonitor community.

2. Weather

Weather is an engaging weather Android app_M2AppMonitor

Weather’s simplistic, yet aesthetically pleasing, design boosted the app to number 2 on our most used list.

3. 1Weather

1Weather is an engaging Android app for weather_M2AppMonitor

The minimal interface makes it easy to communicate weather information to the user. In addition to hourly weather and forecast updates, 1Weather has fun features such as animated sunrises, conditions-based backgrounds, and favorite locations.

4. The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel is a popular Android app for weather_M2AppMonitor

In addition to having a popular television channel, The Weather Channel has successfully branched into becoming a mainstream favorite for Android weather apps. The Weather Channel has features such as providing narratives of climate descriptions.

5. WeatherBug

WeatherBug is a popular weather Android app for M2AppMonitor community

WeatherBug claims to be on the forefront of extreme weather forecasts. Plenty of users are fond of WeatherBug, and their access to the world’s largest network of real-time weather and lightning sensors.

This is the latest post in our new M2AppMonitor Analysis series, where we will present you with information on apps directly from our M2AppMonitor community. This information is packed full of invaluable insights into the Android app ecosystem. If you want to see if any of your apps are misbehaving, download the FREE M2AppMonitor Android app on Google Play today!

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