How many times it has happened with you guys that your day or trip was ruined because of unexpected bad weather. That’s why you need a good weather app that will provide you the real-time weather information no matter where you are. It can also show you weekly or monthly weather forecasts that might come in handy, especially if you are planning a trip. And since there are so many weather apps in the App Store, it becomes harder to choose the right app. So I have compiled the list of 10 best weather apps in 2021 for iPhone and iPad.

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Note: All the apps are in random order so you can choose any weather app you want.

10 Best Free Weather Apps for iPhone and iPad (2021)

  1. AccuWeather
  2. Weather+
  3. HeyWeather
  4. Windy
  5. Apple Weather
  6. Weather by Luni
  7. The Weather Channel
  8. Weather & Radar
  9. Yahoo Weather
  10. Weather Live

1. AccuWeather

AccuWeather - Top Weather App for iPhone & iPad

Size138.1 MB
Ratings (IN)4.5
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginUS

AccuWeather is one of the most accurate weather apps for iPhone & iPad. You will find all the important features like current or other location temperature, wind speed, severe weather alerts, UV index, and more. You can also view hourly, weekly, and monthly forecasts which will be very useful if you are planning a trip or just going for a walk.

The app is not only limited to the weather forecast, you can also use it to check several other weather information such as radar, satellite, 5-day precipitation, snowfall forecast, and many more.

And with iOS 14 installed on your iPhone, you can also add weather widgets on your home screen. The app is free to use, but it comes with ads. So if you want to remove the ads, you have to subscribe to their yearly premium plan.

Download AccuWeather from App Store

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2. Weather+

Weather+ (iPad & iPhone)

Size182.2 MB
Ratings (CA)4.5
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
Origin

Weather+ is a simple and cool looking weather app in the App Store. The app’s interface is minimal and comes with fewer ads. In addition to that, it displays clock & weather forecasts with beautiful HD weather video that changes the background automatically as per the weather conditions. You can even customize the forecast Layout screen as per your style. Furthermore, the app also has full Apple Watch support.

Download Weather+ from App Store

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3. HeyWeather

HeyWeather for iPad-iPhone

Size47.4 MB
Ratings (US)4.5
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
Origin

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If you are looking for a free iPhone weather app that also has cool-looking widgets, then Hey Weather is the best iOS weather app for you. The app has three widget sizes: small, medium, and large. And each of them can be customized as per your liking. You can change things like background color and icon style.

The only limitation is you have to subscribe to a premium plan to unlock all widgets, colors, icons, and a few other things. As for the weather reports, you will get basic information like current, hourly & daily weather forecasts, air quality index, humidity, and more.

So if you want an app with cool weather widgets along with basic weather information, then you should definitely download this app. However, if you want to get more advanced weather reports, then you should look for any other weather apps from this article.

Download HeyWeather from App Store

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4. Windy

Windy - Best Radar App for iPhone & iPad

Size106.3 MB
Ratings (US)4.8
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginCzech Republic

If you are looking for an app that is not just limited to some basic weather forecast but also provides you tons of other weather information, then there is no better app than Windy.

Whether you want to check air quality, wind, clouds, temperature, rain, radar, or any other information, with Windy you can access all types of weather information with just one tap. And all of these weather forecasts are displayed with beautiful animations. Overall, Windy is the best free weather app for iPhone & iPad and you should definitely consider it.

Download Windy from App Store

5. Weather by Apple

Apple Weather - free weather app

If you don’t want to download 3rd party weather app, then you can rely on a stock weather app that comes preloaded with iOS. The UI of the app is clean and ad-free and provides you many essential pieces of information like the temperature of current or any other locations, air quality report, hourly & daily forecast, precipitation, and more.

The app also provides widgets in multiple sizes. These weather widgets will show information like current location temperature, the day’s high and low temperatures, a six-hour forecast, and a forecast for the next five days.

Download Weather from App Store

6. Weather by Luni

Weather by Luni

Size111.5 MB
Ratings (AU)4.5
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
Origin

Weather by Luni is another free weather app for iPad & iPhone. The interface of the app is minimal and provides all the important features such as current, hour, and daily weather forecasts.

You can also add multiple cities to your favorite list and check the weather temperature of all the added locations at once. The features are slightly limited in the free version, but you can subscribe to the premium plan to unlock features like:

  • Weather hour by hour
  • 10-days daily forecasts
  • no ads
  • interactive weather maps
  • weather alerts

Download Weather by Luni from App Store

7. The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel (iPhone-iPad)

Size220.8 MB
Ratings (GB)4.4
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginUS

The Weather Channel is another best weather app for iPhone & iPad on this list. It is also one of the most accurate weather apps out there and has been trusted by many users from around the world. The app has a clean and modern UI and comes with all the essential features. That includes current, hourly & daily forecast, air quality, widgets, severe weather alerts, and so on.

Speaking of weather alerts, there are many types of alert options available in the settings such as severe weather forecast, real-time rain & snow, lightning strike, government issue alerts, breaking news, and more. The Weather Channel also comes with animated radar which will help you track tropical, severe storms, floods, winter, and many more on the map.

You can also use the radar feature to track the weather conditions of your current location or your family’s locations on the map. And if you want, you can subscribe to a premium plan that features:

  • Ad-free weather app
  • 24-hour future radar
  • Advanced radar
  • 15-minute details
  • 30-mile lightening alert
  • Windstream
  • 4X hourly forecast

Download The Weather Channel from App Store

8. Weather & Radar

Weather & Radar - best weather app

Size218.7 MB
Ratings (IN)4.5
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginGermany

Another best weather app for iOS & iPadOS on this list is Weather & Radar. Just like many other weather apps, this app also comes with all the important features like weather forecasts of today, tomorrow, or the next 14 days, weather news, severe weather alerts, weather map, and so on.

For many users, the free version would be enough, but if you want to get rid of all types of ads, then you can also enroll in a monthly or yearly subscription.

Download Weather & Radar from App Store

9. Yahoo Weather

Yahoo Weather - best weather app for iOS & iPadOS

Size114.3 MB
Ratings (AU)4.4
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginUS

If you are a huge fan of minimal design, then you would definitely love the Yahoo Weather app. The app comes with a clean design and provides all the essential features you might need, That includes detailed weather forecasts, air quality reports, weather maps, severe weather alerts, and many more.

Furthermore, you can add more than 10 cities to your favorite list, and by swiping horizontally, you can check the forecast of your favorite locations. The app also offers widgets in multiple sizes, so you will always have the latest weather forecast right at your glance.

Overall, Yahoo Weather is a decent weather application with basic features. But if you need something more robust, then you have to look for any other weather app from this list.

Download Yahoo Weather from App Store

10. Weather Live

Weather Live for iOS & iPadOS

Size469 MB
Ratings (US)4.6
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginIreland

Weather Live a free and beautifully designed weather app that changes background images based on real-time weather conditions. It covers all the basic features you expect from a good weather app. So whether you want to check the current location temperature or next 7 days forecasts or even air quality data Weather Live got you covered.

The app is also highly customizable. You can change the appearance of the layout and add, remove, or rearrange weather blocks. Furthermore, you can turn on notifications for several things like morning or evening reports, lightning, hurricane, weather change, and more.

So if you want a gorgeous designed UI, tons of features, and customizable weather layouts, then Weather Live is the best iPhone and iPad weather app.

Download Weather Live from App Store

Conclusion

So these were my top pick for the best free weather apps for iPad and iPhone in 2021. I hope this article helped you to find the right weather app. Personally, I use the HeyWeather app on my iPhone because of its widget, which looks amazing on my home screen. Now you tell me is there any app that grabbed your attention. Let me know in the comment section below. Also, in case I missed any good weather apps, I would love to hear from you guys.

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