Every day, more than one billion people around the world rely on the Superior Accuracy™ of AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather – Weather for Life designed for Windows Phone users has the very latest in weather news and information, including MinuteCast®, the leading minute-by-minute weather forecast that is hyper-localized to your exact street address. Our forecasts are also easily seen from your Windows Phone 8 lock screen! Key features include: • MinuteCast® – minute by minute precipitation forecasts for the next two hours hyper-localized to your exact street address. Includes precipitation type and intensity, and start and end times for precipitation. Available for the Continental United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, and Japan. • Severe weather notices for all locations – visible from anywhere within the app. Pushed severe weather alerts straight to your Windows Phone for locations in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Germany. • Accurate, local forecasts for nearly 3 million global locations in 27 languages. Forecasts include current conditions, hourly forecasts for the next 72 hours, and extended forecasts for the next 15 days. • Current weather conditions displayed with location name and time, temperature, wind speed, wind gust speed and wind direction, precipitation and amounts, humidity, visibility, UV Index, cloud cover, pressure, and AM and PM times for sunrise and sunset. Option to set current conditions to update as your GPS location changes. • The Local Forecast Summary, a brief summary of what you can expect from the weather over the next 3-5 days for your location. • Fully interactive, full-screen Bing Maps overlaid with AccuWeather’s precise weather data, including U.S., Canadian, European, and Japanese radar. • Unlimited location storage for your GPS location and all your favorites. Nickname your locations and easily swipe between them using the panoramic view and by saving them to your Start screen. • Windows Phone 8 users: Lock screen populated with a beautiful weather photo illustrating the location’s current conditions. • Windows Phone 8 users: Three-Size, customizable Live Tiles for multiple locations that peek and automatically update the forecasts on the Start screen. Download AccuWeather – Weather for Life today for free and experience the Superior Accuracy™ that comes from high-quality weather forecasting.

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We're excited to introduce AccuWeather MinuteCast®, the leading minute-by-minute precipitation forecast for your exact street address or GPS location. Also in this update: launch to either your current GPS location or a favorite location from your default live tile.

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Approximate download size
4.82 MB - 5.92 MB

News & weather

This app can
Use your location
Use your microphone
Use an anonymous Microsoft account
Use information about your device
Use your media library
Use your device network services
Use your phone
Use any of your Windows Phone sensors
Access your browser
Use your music
Use the media items that are currently playing
Use your maps
Use the photos in your media library
Send push notifications
Use your device’s speech recognition and text-to-speech (TTS) services

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Get this app while signed in to your Microsoft account and install on up to ten Windows 10 devices.

Language supported
English (United States)
Français (France)
Italiano (Italia)
Deutsch (Deutschland)
Español (España, Alfabetización Internacional)
Português (Brasil)
Čeština (Česká Republika)
English (United Kingdom)
Dansk (Danmark)
Nederlands (Nederland)
Ελληνικά (Ελλάδα)
Magyar (Magyarország)
Français (Canada)
Suomi (Suomi)
日本語 (日本)
Polski (Polska)
Українська (Україна)
Русский (Россия)
Slovenščina (Slovenija)
Slovenčina (Slovenská Republika)
Norsk, Bokmål (Norge)
Español (México)
Română (România)
Türkçe (Türkiye)
Svenska (Sverige)
Svenska (Finland)
Norsk, Nynorsk (Noreg)

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Platform: Mobile

I use this app daily. It is very useful and accurate.

3 out of 4 people found this helpful.




Platform: Mobile

It's great, tells me what I need to know, on the spur of the moment. Especially as I seem to be rushing between Busing & biking daily.




Platform: Mobile

I use it all the time. It gives you the weather forecast.




Platform: Mobile

Love this app, especially the 2 week forecast, the hour by hour breakdown, and that I can switch and save other locations. Helpful, accurate. If I could just use it to CHANGE the weather...!

3 out of 3 people found this helpful.




Platform: Mobile

Great weather app, it is correct more often than TV!




Platform: Mobile

Its a real great weather app

2 out of 2 people found this helpful.




Platform: Mobile

I only have 1 problem with this AP. The tile keeps going to live tile. I turned it off it still turns on. Turned off location still turns on. A big drain on battery. So unfortunately must delete & use other whether site




Platform: Mobile

Accurate weather

Excellent weather report good and accurate information . Weather maps are precise . Great information.easy to understand and to operate

One person found this helpful.




Platform: Mobile


Very accurate and detail up to the minutes, it.




Platform: Mobile

Very useful. Love the up to date radar coverage. Use this everyday!



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