Rain or shine?: 8 best weather apps

From full-blown weather simulators to daily sun reports, here are the best apps to track the showers - and sun - this summer

One minute it's brilliantly sunny, the next the heavens open and you're caught without an umbrella. We've all suffered at the hands of unpredictable weather.

But help is out there. Keep track of changes on the go with one of these forecasters and make sure you have a fighting chance of catching the sun, whenever he may have his hat on

Click on the gallery to see the IndyBest buys

Verdict

In terms of an app that not only shows you relevant details on how the weather will change, but also shows you it in clever new ways, Dark Sky is a winner.

Buy now

1. Accuweather, free on iPhone, iPad, Android. Also available on Windows Phone and Blackberry

2. Horizon Calendar, £2.99 on iPhone and iPad

3. The Weather Channel, free on iPhone and iPad, Android. Also available on Windows Phone and Blackberry.

4. Yahoo Weather, free on iPhone and iPad and Android

5. Met Office Weather App, free on iPhone and iPad and Android

6. Haze, £1.99 on iPhone and iPad

7. Solar, free on iPhone and iPad and Android

8. Dark Sky, £2.49 on iPhone and iPad

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