Rain Alarm

Rain Alarm


This weather app warns you when rain is currently nearing. Instead of forecasting it warns using almost real-time data, which is more precise than any forecast can be. It is an useful assistant for everything outdoors like cycling, biking, hiking, gardening, BBQ, picnics, walking the dogs, home improvement and more.

Features:
- warns for any type of precipitation, may it be rain, snow or hail
- warning as notification, vibration and/or sound
- precipitation map view
- widgets in different sizes and themes

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.

There is also a paid version of the app named "Rain Alarm Pro" with the following enhancements:
- No advertisement
- Many customizable settings, like update interval, search radius, animation interval
- Customizable alarm conditions and notifiers (notification, LED, sounds, speech output, vibration patterns)
- More widget themes
- Support for Android Wear and Sony SmartWatch 1 + 2

Permissions:
Photos/Media/Files - cache will be stored on external memory to save space on internal memory
Wi-Fi connection information - check if there is connectivity
Connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi - Pro version: optionally activate Wi-Fi when no other connectivity


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

Recent changes:
4.1.5:
Menu problem for LG phones fixes

4.1.4:
Widget problems for Samsung on Android 4.4.4 solved
Freeze issues for certain phones fixes

4.1.0:
New data available very 5 minutes instead of 10

4.0:
User interface slightly modernized
Option to get fewer alarms
Zoom buttons optionally visible

3.8:
Animated image can be shared
Improved location detection
Basic alarm sound option added
Better support for Android Wear notifications (app only in the Pro version)
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User ratings
20539
Installs
1,000,000+
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File size
6072 kb
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About Rain Alarm
This weather app warns you when rain is currently nearing. Instead of forecasting it warns using almost real-time data, which is more precise than any forecast can be. It is an useful assistant for everything outdoors like cycling, biking, hiking, gardening, BBQ, picnics, walking the dogs, home improvement and more.

Features:
- warns for any type of precipitation, may it be rain, snow or hail
- warning as notification, vibration and/or sound
- precipitation map view
- widgets in different sizes and themes

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.

There is also a paid version of the app named "Rain Alarm Pro" with the following enhancements:
- No advertisement
- Many customizable settings, like update interval, search radius, animation interval
- Customizable alarm conditions and notifiers (notification, LED, sounds, speech output, vibration patterns)
- More widget themes
- Support for Android Wear and Sony SmartWatch 1 + 2

Permissions:
Photos/Media/Files - cache will be stored on external memory to save space on internal memory
Wi-Fi connection information - check if there is connectivity
Connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi - Pro version: optionally activate Wi-Fi when no other connectivity


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

Recent changes:
4.1.5:
Menu problem for LG phones fixes

4.1.4:
Widget problems for Samsung on Android 4.4.4 solved
Freeze issues for certain phones fixes

4.1.0:
New data available very 5 minutes instead of 10

4.0:
User interface slightly modernized
Option to get fewer alarms
Zoom buttons optionally visible

3.8:
Animated image can be shared
Improved location detection
Basic alarm sound option added
Better support for Android Wear notifications (app only in the Pro version)

Android Market Comments
A Google User
6 days ago
Rain Alarm Excellent
A Google User
Jul 23, 2015
Rain Alarm Tells you where the rain is..
A Google User
Jul 23, 2015
I use this in conjunction with my main weather app, to confirm that rain is on it's way! Works well, if you can put up with the ads
A Google User
Jul 23, 2015
RAIN ALARM GOOD THING TO KNOW
A Google User
Jul 18, 2015
radar stops at current time It would be great to be able to see the next hour or two on the radar screen - is this possible? Am i missing a setting?
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