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  1. Allow me to see rain fall for other places

    Would like to see the rainfall for other areas other that the one I am in.
    With the bush fires I would like to know when they might be getting rain if any.

    16 votes
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  2. Show rainfall history

    Provide rainfall amounts for the past week

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  3. 16 votes
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  4. Nicer looking appealing widget

    A better more eye-appealing widget is necessary (Key word "Eye appealing")

    15 votes
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  5. 15 votes
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  6. Location

    More accurate location... it’s giving me rain notifications for 20k’s away

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  7. Hourly rain percentage.

    BOM has a hourly rain percentage underneath the time and icon for predicted weather, a paid app using the same source should also offer this.

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  8. Feels like temperature

    Add the feels like temperature that BOM provides as an option below the current real temperature.

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  9. Zoom the map

    I have no idea if the radar is showing rain over my location or not. I can’t even tell where my exact location is on the map (it doesn’t show my suburb).
    Zoom in on the map to show details makes the information really relevant and useful. So far, I’m using the weatherzone radar map more than this one.

    11 votes
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  10. Thunder & Lightning

    Can the app include whether there will thunder and/or lightning in the forecast please .

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  11. Hourly temperatures in horizontal scroll

    Expand the current days temperature to be in hourly blocks rather than summarised over 3 hour intervals. It could even be included in the settings as a more detailed option for those that might prefer it

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    Unfortunately getting data this accurate is tricky, typically when you see this feature they may be using tricks like interpolation (averaging) between two 3 hour data points. I have been looking for a data source that can give this but it get both expensive and technical to implement.

  12. User-sourced local warnings

    Another page for local warnings.

    If you experience a particular "event" then you can log it in your area by choosing from a pre-determined list (eg. Flash flood, fog, hail, power outage etc.) - if a certain number of users in the same area report the same event, it then pops up on the local warnings page.

    The events should also be time stamped, so we can see how long ago it was reported.

    Perhaps there could be follow-up notifications on the hour to users that submitted a report, where they confirm whether or not the event is still taking…

    9 votes
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  13. About page

    Relocate the About page to Settings or Feedback and Support.
    Love the app and would love to support the developer. But I don’t think this page warrants a separate section on the main navigation menu.
    :)

    9 votes
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  14. Dark mode

    Please include a dark mode for the app and widget. Thanks.

    8 votes
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  15. 8 votes
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  16. Rain Parrot does not fix on my location

    I live at Little Bay (on the coast south of Maroubra) but Rain Parrot shows me the weather for Sydney Airport. Although the airport is a relatively short distance from Little Bay (around 10km) the temperature is quite different- coastal versus cement runways. I don’t have a problem with GPS recognition for other weather and GPS dependent apps, only with Rain Parrot.

    7 votes
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    We are looking into some advanced ways we can merge our current ‘actual’ data with the predicted models, that other apps use, to provide a higher accuracy solution.

    There are loads of apps that ‘fake it’ by using these models, we prefer to give the real data where possible, however we understand that this doesn’t work for everyone, particularly if you are not near a weather station.

  17. 48hr forecast icons are difficult to see

    +Make the 48hr forecast panel larger or clickable to show more details like a percentage likely hood of rain and at what time the rain should occur per hour or 2hr. Also show wind speed, wind direction, temperature etc. It's convenient to plan the day around this info.

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  18. Map screen size

    Cant find fullscreen button, so perhaps up for consideration?

    7 votes
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  19. Share.

    What about adding the ability to share a forecast?

    7 votes
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  20. 5 votes
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