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Rain Alarm


This weather app and widget are able to warn you against precipitation (like rain or snow) by a silent alarm. You can watch what is coming by the up-to-date radar animation. Even more convenient, the supplied widgets can help you monitor the precipitation situation without any alarms.

Useful assistant for everything outdoors like cycling, biking or hiking.

For the latest news follow us on Twitter: @rainalarm

The data used originates from governmental weather services. Works in the USA (including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam), Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Argentina, Australia, Taiwan, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Finland, Norway, Iceland, the Netherlands, Spain (including the Balearic and the Canary Islands), Slovenia, Croatia, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia.

If your device did not include Google Maps and you have installed it in a non-intended way, the app might not work. Please use instead Rain Alarm OSM, which does not require Google Maps.

Limitations to Rain Alarm Pro:
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* Fixed update interval of 30 minutes
* Fixed search radius of 47 miles / 75 km
* Vibration within 47 mi / 75 km and notification only within 19 mi / 30 km
* Location update only on demand
* No manual location
* Fixed animation interval of 120 minutes, fixed animation rate of 30 min, fixed map transparency
* No customized alarms, no sound, no speech output
* Just 2 widget themes - only with a black background
* Sony SmartWatch only used for notifications (no widget and app)

Permissions:
INTERNET - loading precipitation data
VIBRATE - alarm
ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION, ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION - location
ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE, ACCESS_WIFI_STATE - check connectivity
CHANGE_WIFI_STATE - Pro: optionally activate Wi-Fi when no other connectivity
WAKE_LOCK - occasional background service will not be interrupted by device sleep (otherwise you might not get alarms)
RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED - initiate background service when device starts
WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - cache will be stored on external memory to save space on internal memory

Smart Connect extension for SmartWatch 2
LiveWare™ extension for SmartWatch
LiveWare™ extension for Smart Wireless Headset pro

Recent changes:
3.8.17:
* Fix for slow 4G connectivity

3.8.13:
* better support for Android Wear notifications (app only in the Pro version)

3.8.10:
* Basic alarm sound option added
* Fix for Android 2.3

3.8.8:
* Minor bugfixes
* Better battery performance for bad connections

3.8.5:
* Fixes for snooze functionality and manual positioning

3.8:
* Animated image can be shared
* Improved location detection
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About Rain Alarm
This weather app and widget are able to warn you against precipitation (like rain or snow) by a silent alarm. You can watch what is coming by the up-to-date radar animation. Even more convenient, the supplied widgets can help you monitor the precipitation situation without any alarms.

Useful assistant for everything outdoors like cycling, biking or hiking.

For the latest news follow us on Twitter: @rainalarm

The data used originates from governmental weather services. Works in the USA (including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam), Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Argentina, Australia, Taiwan, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Finland, Norway, Iceland, the Netherlands, Spain (including the Balearic and the Canary Islands), Slovenia, Croatia, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia.

If your device did not include Google Maps and you have installed it in a non-intended way, the app might not work. Please use instead Rain Alarm OSM, which does not require Google Maps.

Limitations to Rain Alarm Pro:
* Advertisement
* Fixed update interval of 30 minutes
* Fixed search radius of 47 miles / 75 km
* Vibration within 47 mi / 75 km and notification only within 19 mi / 30 km
* Location update only on demand
* No manual location
* Fixed animation interval of 120 minutes, fixed animation rate of 30 min, fixed map transparency
* No customized alarms, no sound, no speech output
* Just 2 widget themes - only with a black background
* Sony SmartWatch only used for notifications (no widget and app)

Permissions:
INTERNET - loading precipitation data
VIBRATE - alarm
ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION, ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION - location
ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE, ACCESS_WIFI_STATE - check connectivity
CHANGE_WIFI_STATE - Pro: optionally activate Wi-Fi when no other connectivity
WAKE_LOCK - occasional background service will not be interrupted by device sleep (otherwise you might not get alarms)
RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED - initiate background service when device starts
WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - cache will be stored on external memory to save space on internal memory

Smart Connect extension for SmartWatch 2
LiveWare™ extension for SmartWatch
LiveWare™ extension for Smart Wireless Headset pro

Recent changes:
3.8.17:
* Fix for slow 4G connectivity

3.8.13:
* better support for Android Wear notifications (app only in the Pro version)

3.8.10:
* Basic alarm sound option added
* Fix for Android 2.3

3.8.8:
* Minor bugfixes
* Better battery performance for bad connections

3.8.5:
* Fixes for snooze functionality and manual positioning

3.8:
* Animated image can be shared
* Improved location detection

User reviews of Rain Alarm
所在區域會下雨的時候才會跳出來提示的好東西! 記得要把小工具丟到桌面。
Feb 8, 2013
must have app for anyone that rides motorcycles!
Mar 29, 2012
So far so good, its been very accurate for the few days I have had it installed
Mar 22, 2011
Avisa del riesgo de lluvia en las proximidades. También muestra el radar con las nuves sobre el mapa.
Oct 5, 2010
great app does what it says downloaded on a rainy day and what do you know all bars are full will be good for hunting season
Aug 31, 2010
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Yesterday 9:25 AM
Brilliant Use it to time your luncbreak to miss the rain.
A Google User
Saturday 3:15 AM
Wrong all the time Used to work great. Now it will randomly say is raining when it isn't.
A Google User
Friday 7:52 PM
Amazing I absolutely love it. Definately the best meteorological aid available
A Google User
4 days ago
Barry dunn, I rate this app becouse it's so handy for me to know when the rain, is on it's way and how far away it is at the time, brilliant my rain alarm!!! ,
A Google User
4 days ago
AMAZING!!!!!!!