The first thing in the morning that I usually check is the weather on my phone or tablet. A good weather app is definitely critical for any mobile device. At least that’s the case for most of us who don’t live in always sunny southern California. I prefer to use weather widgets on my home screen but that’s not an option on the Kindle Fire. There are more than a few good weather apps available for the Kindle Fire but considering price and functionality the AccuWeather app is a great choice.
The AccuWeather home screen provides weather info in the top half of the screen with wind, humidity, visibility, UV index, and other info on the bottom half. The top half can be swiped to reveal weather by the hour up to 24 hours in advance. At the very bottom is a bright blue menu with options for 7-day forecast, satellite, videos, and extras. The video section is based on local weather and plays within the app which is a big plus. General weather news can be found in the extra section and the articles are displayed in a browser within the app. There is the option to add multiple locations which can be changed by the drop down list on the top-right of the home screen or through the location option in the extra section. Overall a very good app that provides weather information in a friendly and clean format. The app is free but does have ads on the top screen. Check out AccuWeather and let us know how you like it on your Kindle Fire.
Download from the Amazon Appstore.