What's New

Thanks for continuing to support Weather Hi-Def Radar! Special thanks to all of our subscribers, we appreciate your support. Here’s what’s new:

* Saved Locations now tell you weather at a glance
* Fire layer now shows fires in Canada
* Forecast and widgets night themes
* Improved forecast sharing
* Improved in-app icons
* Additional bug fixes and optimizations

Questions, comments, or issues? We appreciate your feedback. Get in touch with us at [email protected] for fast and friendly support from our team.

App Description

A simple yet powerful weather radar app that combines science with simplicity for viewing real-time animated weather radar images in vivid color on a highly responsive interactive map. Now supporting iOS 14 homescreen widgets!

Weather Hi-Definition Radar provides stunning precipitation detail. See freezing rain (pink) areas of radar so you know where hazardous road conditions are likely.

Features include:
• Install and go, no complex setup.
• Select transparency of radar imagery for your preference.
• Sharp weather radar imagery even on retina displays that show the latest radar images within minutes.
• Show the weather map full-screen on your device and hide the app buttons for a fantastic full-screen map view of radar activity. Looks especially great on iPad!
• Tap and hold on the map to check current weather conditions and forecasts (for U.S. locations, and some non-U.S. locations where available).
• Show your GPS position, direction of travel and elevation on the map when enabled.
• Bookmark multiple locations for fast and easy access to weather forecasts and lightning alerts of your favorite places.
• Current road conditions, hourly and five-day forecasts alongside detailed weather information for all your locations, including pressure readings for all your locations.


Show Weather Layers on the map so you can see past weather imagery (for U.S. locations, and some non-U.S. locations where available):
• Radar Map
• Clouds Map
• Clouds & Radar Map
• Temperature Map
• Water Temp Map
• Wind Speed Map
• Snow Fall Map
• Road Weather Map


Show Severe Weather Overlays and alerts on the map so you can see severe weather warning boxes where dangerous weather is happening (U.S. locations only):
• Tap alert boxes on the map to view info
• Tornadoes and Thunderstorm watches and warnings
• Flood watches and warnings
• Hurricane and Tropical Storm forecast tracks
• Hurricane and Tropical Storm watches and warnings
• Storm Tracks showing direction of storm in the next few minutes
• Winter storm watches and warnings
• Marine and coastal alerts
• Earthquakes
• View Lightning strikes on the map (no additional purchase necessary)


Enhance your app with two optional auto-renewing monthly subscriptions:


• Buy Storm Watch to unlock these 6 features:

1) Future Radar: See predicted radar imagery for the next few hours.
2) Future Clouds: See predicted cloud imagery for the next few hours.
3) Future Clouds & Radar together: See predicted clouds and radar imagery together for the next few hours.
4) Future Temperatures Map: See predicted future temperatures map.
5) Future Water Temps Map: See predicted future water temperatures map.
6) Future Wind Speeds Map: See predicted future wind speeds map.


• Buy Lightning Notifications to unlock this premium feature:

1) Be notified when lightning strikes nearby.
2) Get a push notification whenever lightning strikes near your Saved Locations - up to 10 miles away.



Please Note:
• Current Location is not supported by Lightning Notifications, at this time.
• Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase.
• Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period.
• Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal.
• Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase.
• No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during the active subscription period.
• Privacy Policy: http://www.weathersphere.com/privacy
• Terms of Use: http://www.weathersphere.com/terms
• Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable.


Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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Apple Watch Screenshots

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App Changes

  • April 16, 2012 New version 1.1
  • March 03, 2013 New version 1.2
  • March 16, 2013 New version 1.21
  • March 16, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • March 18, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • April 16, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • April 18, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • April 18, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • September 21, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • November 11, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • November 12, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • April 11, 2015 New version 2.0
  • April 17, 2015 New version 2.1
  • June 14, 2019 New version 3.6
  • January 22, 2020 New version 4.0
  • January 28, 2020 New version 4.1
  • July 15, 2020 New version 4.1.7
  • July 15, 2020 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • October 23, 2020 New version 4.2.9
  • December 10, 2020 New version 4.3.5
  • September 29, 2021 New version 4.4.29

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