Ventusky: Weather Maps

Ventusky: Weather Maps

By InMeteo, s.r.o.

  • Category: Weather
  • Release Date: 2017-09-12
  • Current Version: 4.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 132.47 MB
  • Developer: InMeteo, s.r.o.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 5
5
From 2,851 Ratings

Description

The app combines highly accurate weather forecast for your location with a map showing development of weather in a broader area in a very interesting way. This allows you to see where precipitation is going to come from or where the wind is blowing from. The uniqueness of the app comes from the amount of data displayed. Forecast of weather, precipitation, wind, cloud cover, atmospheric pressure, snow cover and other meteorological data for different altitudes is available for the whole world. WIND ANIMATION The Ventusky application solves weather displaying in an interesting way. Wind is displayed using streamlines which clearly portray the continuous development of weather. Airflow on Earth is always in motion and the streamlines depict this motion in an amazing way. This makes the interconnection of all atmospheric phenomena obvious. WEATHER FORECAST Weather forecast for the first three days is available in the app in one-hour steps. For other days, it’s available in three-hour steps. Users can also look up sunrise and sunrise times in a given place. WEATHER MODELS Thanks to the Ventusky application, visitors get data directly from the numerical models that, just a few years ago, were used solely by meteorologists. The app collects data from the most accurate numerical models. Besides the well-known data from the American GFS and HRRR models, it also displays data from the Canadian GEM model and the German COSMO and particular ICON model, which is unique thanks to its high resolution for the whole world. LIST OF WEATHER LAYERS • Temperature (15 levels) • Wind (16 levels) • Wind gusts • Precipitation (1 hour, 3 hour, long time accumulation) • Cloud cover (high, middle, low, total) • Snow cover • Humidity • Dew point • Air pressure • CAPE, CIN, LI, Helicity (SRH) • Freezing level • Wave forecast Do you have questions or suggestions? Please email us at info@ventusky.com

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Reviews

  • Best weather info

    5
    By pkelly5555
    This app show weather in many different ways. This app has been vital for those of us in N CA with the major fires. One can see the direction of the winds, wind gusts, temperatures, and see the weather information in real time. Thank you
  • Reliable

    5
    By Mr. K52
    One of the best apps for using to produce daily weather.
  • What?!

    1
    By Poor Program
    What is all the hype? This app has potential but it doesn’t have it now. The map is a hodgepodge of thousands of numbers that have virtually no reference to any but one location. There are zero state or country boundaries, practically zero city names. The U.S. has 7 cities identified on the map. If you want to know the data on any other point you are guessing.
  • Not accurate here.

    1
    By Rodllew
    Out the window it was raining hard...pouring with lightning. The weather map did not have rain within 10 miles. Sorry I bought it.
  • Great App, Stable and Customizable

    5
    By SJMookie
    I love this app. I like how you can look back on a particular day to show what weather was doing. This app hasnt crashed or locked up
  • Crying inside

    3
    By Barbagin Skipper
    So I ponied up and bought this app. It is raining where I am for the second day in a row and this app shows nothing. Weather bug showed a huge system, Ventusky showed nothing. I love weather and I am a sailor so I thought this would be a decent enough replacement for Storm when after they tooketh away. I am still hopeful though.
  • 2 stars to 3 stars

    3
    By QultyMttrs
    When I initially wrote this review I got this app because of the detail you can see with it on an hourly time frame. At the time of writing my initial review I rated 2 stars because after an update the 1 hour time frame was not an option anymore. Now the 1 hour time frame is back as an option so I will bump it 3 stars. My reasoning is even though the 1 hour is an option as it moves through each 1 hour time frame on a majority of them the weather doesn’t change at all until every 3rd 1 hour time frame frame. Also because of the developer response I got from my initial 2 star review stating that the 1 hour time frame being removed as an option was not true. I had the app open in front of my very eyes, searched through numerous settings to try to find the 1 hour time frame that was not showing anymore.
  • For hurricane forecast

    5
    By Squawkbox-noise
    This app is invaluable.
  • Check time zones

    5
    By ChaseReviewer
    Hi, Just downloaded; for US Eastern Daylight time, it correctly shows UTC +4. However, the app icon shows the moon (night) from 6 pm on. Sunset is in fact about 9 pm locally. Thanks!
  • Crashes when I need it most

    1
    By KErickson
    Traveling, finally want to use this app. Nope, crashes... why pay for it when they can’t keep it up to date? iOS 11.4

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