AUS Rain Radar - Weather Radar 4+

Australia Weather Maps AU OZ

Leon Calcutt

Designed for iPad

    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

Australian local and national rain radars with BOM weather forecast in a single view. Beautifully designed, simple to use.

Australian local and national rain radars with BOM weather forecast in a single view. Beautifully designed, simple to use.

* Designed for quick access to rain radars and weather.
* High accuracy 7 day forecast sourced directly from the BOM.
* Marks your location on the rain radar.
* Search and bookmark your favourite locations across Australia for quick reference.
* Lightning fast. With servers located in Sydney, rain radar maps and weather load in an instant.

AUS Rain Radar does ask for permission to use your location. This is strictly for the purposes of determining closest rain radar and weather forecast in your area. Location data is not saved or used for any other purpose.

Some data on this app is sourced from Bureau Of Meteorology (BOM).

What’s New

Version 4.7.6

* Some minor colour scheme changes across app. This includes replacing background gradients with solid colours on all views. This should help improve readability of text.
* Fix sliding views when swiping left or right on screen.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
49.9K Ratings

49.9K Ratings

Pb41 ,

Great app

I have tried many weather apps and this is the best one by a long way. I have 3 locations saved in Australia as we travel to these areas regularly so good to see the weather there whenever needed. Never once has it crashed or been unavailable as many others do. The pin of these locations is very accurate. Only negative is that I can’t use ‘family sharing’ and have to purchase pro version for each device. Having said that, it is a very low cost app. Highly recommended.

Developer Response ,

Great reading your review, really gives meaning to your work when you know people like yourself find my apps useful. I will look into this family sharing issue for you.

Onyakaz ,

Buggy

I installed & tried the app for a bit & really liked. I found it easy to navigate, nice screens & good weather info. So I decided to do right thing & since I thought I’d use this app more so than other weather apps, I paid $1.49. Well since then the app is misbehaving & not showing the weather maps properly at 128, 256 or national. Perhaps it is what is called ‘lag’. Can’t seem to get Helpful Hints up etc. what’s happening? I am using the app on iPhone 6SE.
Later update on app: I closed app down & left for a while & have now come back & everything appears ok once again. Can turn on & off map features, bring up helpful hints, swap between 128, 256 etc & back again. No bugs or stalls. So maybe the app just needed to reset itself after payment?? But I hope it continues to work cos I quite like it & will use it everyday.

Developer Response ,

Hi Onyakaz,

The doppler radars that generate the images you see in the app occasionally go down for repairs or routine maintenance. When this occurs, a backup doppler radar is presented while the primary is offline. This might explain why you were seeing different distance options for a short period of time.

Let me know if the problem pops up again and thank you for the review!

drsazim ,

Mostly good

This app does exactly what it says it does - so it’s good! The only thing that would make it better would be the ability to select what radar you want displayed AND your location as a dot. At the moment, for example, if it uses your current location it automatically selects the radar, which you can’t change, unless you select a different location, in which case the dot obviously moves. I would really like my location to be shown, but with a set of radar data that I can select. Cheers!

App Privacy

The developer, Leon Calcutt, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

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  • Usage Data
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