gjf55's Review of Rainaware Weather TimerReviewed on 9/8/18 4:38 PM
We need to be prepared for significant rain events where I live. Of the more than a dozen apps (some with very popular names) Rain Aware outperforms them all. I think the reports and indicators are as close to perfect real-time as you can get. The three hour clock has been most valuable.
Farlsp's Review of Rainaware Weather TimerReviewed on 9/29/18 8:22 PM
I might expect more than I should, but to be so wrong so frequently is not acceptable. And, after reading some of the other reviews it became apparent that I not alone. When I have a need for absolutely correct information and don't get it, I'm place in an awkward situation. I will keep it because I paid for it. Knowing what I know now I would not recommend it.
PaulinSC's Review of Rainaware Weather TimerReviewed on 9/23/18 2:16 PM
Clear sky and shows rain...very common anomaly that discredits reliability. Dark Sky app gives more accurate predictions.
OkieDave's Review of Rainaware Weather TimerReviewed on 8/7/18 9:27 PM
Rainaware needs an update; hasn’t been updated for a year now; may not be compatible with iOS 11; I could be wrong but I believe it used to have notifications; none now; plus no background refresh; I’ve checked all the settings in iPhone system settings & only find location setting which is “only while using”; far from sufficient; checked setting in the app & there nothing about notifications
Golf-Indy's Review of Rainaware Weather TimerReviewed on 8/29/18 10:05 PM
I purchased this app because of a glowing online review I had read (‘The Four Best Weather Apps’ posted at OutsideOnline.com, written when the app was available for free). In my 2-months’ experience, this app works when a large system is moving into the area, but is very poor at predicting the arrival of small to medium-sized cells (~100 square miles or less). I have used the app in all sorts of terrain from Indiana to Montana, and the results are consistent (not good unless a large system is sliding across the region). Examples: During a heavy rain storm with a 10-mile by 10-mile cell moving across Kansas City, the app told me it was dry and would stay that way for the next 3 hours. This morning. radar from a free app showed a large band of rain was approaching my location in Indiana and it looked like it would arrive in about 2 hours. RainAware did not indicate any rain for 3 hours - but about 15 minutes after the rain arrived, it suddenly updated to show it would continue raining for another half hour. For the record, I have adjusted the app settings to notify me of even the slightest rain (and it cautions not to do that unless the app is regularly missing storms because false alarms will be more likely). I wish this app worked as advertised, but it just can’t predict rain unless it is a large storm - but for those, one can simply look at the radar to judge the arrival of those rain events. Again, I’d suggest you save your ~$5. Instead, I recommend the free Weather Underground app or Accuweather website; their hour-by-hour forecasts seem to be reasonably accurate, and their radar maps give good insights on what to expect.
Bee A Gee's Review of Rainaware Weather TimerReviewed on 8/23/18 1:59 AM
This is a very accurate rain detector. Well done!
chud999's Review of Rainaware Weather TimerReviewed on 7/6/18 2:38 AM
Average accuracy. Radar pretty decent though. Seems hit or miss.
grumpymom6's Review of Rainaware Weather TimerReviewed on 6/18/18 2:53 AM
So far it has rained 3 times this week and my handy dandy new app has said its dry at my address every time.
therugg51's Review of Rainaware Weather TimerReviewed on 6/15/18 10:08 PM
This app doesn’t function properly. Rain times are off and doesn’t have the features that Dark Sky has. Delete!
j_l_r's Review of Rainaware Weather TimerReviewed on 6/13/18 5:17 AM
This app was good, once upon a time. Tonight, projected no rain. Twenty minutes later, huge thunder storm and hail. Checked middle of storm, projected rain for 3-hours. What’s the point.