Finding out when it is going to rain using the internet or your smartphone is a pretty seamless process. Over the years, numerous websites and apps that provide quality forecasting information have emerged.
In this tutorial, we are going to be taking a look at how to find out when it is going to rain in your area, when it is going to stop, and the rest of the weather information that you’d probably want to see.
Method #1: AccuWeather
The AccuWeather weather forecasting platform has been around for ages, constantly developing its forecasting technology infrastructure and algorithms in order to enhance the accuracy of its projections.
Click on the location button located on the search bar’s left end
The website will find your precise location and provide you with real-time rain info
DarkSky provides hour-by-hour rain projection, as well as the type of rain (light, medium, heavy). Scroll down a little and a weather map of your area will be available.
The info displayed on the map is tweakable, as the user can select from a wide range of options, including wind speed, cloud cover, UV index and emoji. Give the last one a try.
If you are an iPhone or Android user, you can also make use of DarkSky’s smartphone apps.
Method #3: IsItGoingToRain.com
If you don’t care for the fancy design nor the data visualization, and you just want to see if it is going to rain or not, you could use a website called isitgoingtorain.com, which is based on DarkSky’s API.