Dark Sky update delivers expanded hyperlocal forecasts, open source weather tips, UK support

Dark Sky for iOS received a nice update today introducing new features including support for our friends in the UK as well as the ability to submit your own personal weather report. The update adds simple weather condition descriptions in addition to the hyperlocal and insanely accurate precipitation forecasts, which takes it from a niche precipitation app to a more go-to weather app.

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What’s New in Version 3.0.0

***Big VERSION 3 Update***

* Intelligent text summaries – Descriptions of the current conditions, next hour, and the rest of the day now include more than just precipitation.

* Personal Weather Reporter – Submit your own weather reports wherever you are to help make our forecasts even better.

* UK Support – Dark Sky now works in England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, and surrounding areas.

* Accuracy improvements and bug fixes.

Dark Sky 3.0 is $3.99 for new users and a free update for existing users. The app is universal and available now in the App Store.

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