Rain Alarm

Rain Alarm


This weather app and widget are able to warn you against precipitation (like rain or snow) by a silent alarm. You can watch what is coming by the up-to-date radar animation. Even more convenient, the supplied widgets can help you monitor the precipitation situation without any alarms.

Useful assistant for everything outdoors like cycling, biking or hiking.

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.

Limitations to Rain Alarm Pro:
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* Fixed update interval of 30 minutes
* Fixed search radius of 47 miles / 75 km
* Vibration within 47 mi / 75 km and notification only within 19 mi / 30 km
* Location update only on demand
* No manual location
* Fixed animation interval of 120 minutes, fixed animation rate of 30 min, fixed map transparency
* No customized alarms, no sound, no speech output
* Just 2 widget themes - only with a black background
* Sony SmartWatch only used for notifications (no widget and app)

Permissions:
INTERNET - loading precipitation data
VIBRATE - alarm
ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION, ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION - location
ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE, ACCESS_WIFI_STATE - check connectivity
CHANGE_WIFI_STATE - Pro: optionally activate Wi-Fi when no other connectivity
WAKE_LOCK - occasional background service will not be interrupted by device sleep (otherwise you might not get alarms)
RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED - initiate background service when device starts
WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - cache will be stored on external memory to save space on internal memory

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

Recent changes:
3.8.8:
* Minor bugfixes
* Better battery performance for bad connections

3.8.6:
* Fix for problems with one of the ad networks

3.8.5:
* Fixes for snooze functionality and manual positioning

3.8.0:
* Animated image can be shared
* Improved location detection
* Overlay display optimizations

3.7:
* Support for Sony SmartWatch 2 (notifications) and Smart Wireless Headset
* Notifications for Pebble smart watch
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About Rain Alarm
This weather app and widget are able to warn you against precipitation (like rain or snow) by a silent alarm. You can watch what is coming by the up-to-date radar animation. Even more convenient, the supplied widgets can help you monitor the precipitation situation without any alarms.

Useful assistant for everything outdoors like cycling, biking or hiking.

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.

Limitations to Rain Alarm Pro:
* Advertisement
* Fixed update interval of 30 minutes
* Fixed search radius of 47 miles / 75 km
* Vibration within 47 mi / 75 km and notification only within 19 mi / 30 km
* Location update only on demand
* No manual location
* Fixed animation interval of 120 minutes, fixed animation rate of 30 min, fixed map transparency
* No customized alarms, no sound, no speech output
* Just 2 widget themes - only with a black background
* Sony SmartWatch only used for notifications (no widget and app)

Permissions:
INTERNET - loading precipitation data
VIBRATE - alarm
ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION, ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION - location
ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE, ACCESS_WIFI_STATE - check connectivity
CHANGE_WIFI_STATE - Pro: optionally activate Wi-Fi when no other connectivity
WAKE_LOCK - occasional background service will not be interrupted by device sleep (otherwise you might not get alarms)
RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED - initiate background service when device starts
WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - cache will be stored on external memory to save space on internal memory

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

Recent changes:
3.8.8:
* Minor bugfixes
* Better battery performance for bad connections

3.8.6:
* Fix for problems with one of the ad networks

3.8.5:
* Fixes for snooze functionality and manual positioning

3.8.0:
* Animated image can be shared
* Improved location detection
* Overlay display optimizations

3.7:
* Support for Sony SmartWatch 2 (notifications) and Smart Wireless Headset
* Notifications for Pebble smart watch

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Benutzerbewertungen von Rain Alarm
所在區域會下雨的時候才會跳出來提示的好東西! 記得要把小工具丟到桌面。
Feb 8, 2013
must have app for anyone that rides motorcycles!
Mar 29, 2012
So far so good, its been very accurate for the few days I have had it installed
Mar 22, 2011
Avisa del riesgo de lluvia en las proximidades. También muestra el radar con las nuves sobre el mapa.
Oct 5, 2010
great app does what it says downloaded on a rainy day and what do you know all bars are full will be good for hunting season
Aug 31, 2010
Android Markt Kommentare
A Google User
Thursday 6:27 PM
Handy for a biker Great app for motorcycle rider
A Google User
Thursday 6:00 PM
Never caught out wet! Very useful. Works with rain and snow. Sometimes produces false positives, many of which can be filtered out in pro version.
A Google User
Thursday 8:14 AM
Stopped working Crashes all the time, used to work perfectly but suddenly stopped doing so. Uninstalling.
A Google User
Wednesday 7:54 PM
Was great stopped working Stopped working few days ago. Freezes after trying to set manual location. Used to be great. ( Although, minor detail, weather colors were a little too bright to my taste. )
A Google User
Vor 6 Tagen
Accurate Great app for predicting the rain. Could do with an overlay for cloud cover as well, when I has this I'll buy the paid version. For free version of an app I am impressed.