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<b>1. Met Office Weather</b><br/>

Free, Android and iPhone

The Met Office is the best. Its app has three hourly forecasts and also five-day predictions. It also gives the "feels-like" temperature and even has a UV forecast map.

<b>1. Met Office Weather</b><br/> Free, Android and iPhone The Met Office is the best. Its app has three hourly forecasts and also five-day predictions. It also gives the "feels-like" temperature and even has a UV forecast map.

&lt;b&gt;2. The Weather Channel&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Free, Android and iPhone

Is it cagoule or bikini? Jumper or vest? Just press the location-finder and 200+ meteorologists at the Weather Channel spring into action (well, sort of).

<b>2. The Weather Channel</b><br/> Free, Android and iPhone Is it cagoule or bikini? Jumper or vest? Just press the location-finder and 200+ meteorologists at the Weather Channel spring into action (well, sort of).

&lt;b&gt;3. GO Weather Widget&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Free, Android

If you're a weather worrier who doesn't feel fully equipped without a sun hat and an umbrella in your knapsack, you'll love this. It updates automatically.

<b>3. GO Weather Widget</b><br/> Free, Android If you're a weather worrier who doesn't feel fully equipped without a sun hat and an umbrella in your knapsack, you'll love this. It updates automatically.

&lt;b&gt;4. Weather HD&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Free, iPhone

It may seem odd to describe an app that warns you whether it's going to drizzle as something beautiful – but how else to describe this delightful device?

<b>4. Weather HD</b><br/> Free, iPhone It may seem odd to describe an app that warns you whether it's going to drizzle as something beautiful – but how else to describe this delightful device?

&lt;b&gt;5. Weather Bug&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Free, iPhone

Accurate, easy to read and simple to use, the Bug gives at-a-glance information on weather in your neighbourhood and elsewhere in the world.

<b>5. Weather Bug</b><br/> Free, iPhone Accurate, easy to read and simple to use, the Bug gives at-a-glance information on weather in your neighbourhood and elsewhere in the world.

&lt;b&gt;6. Weather Maps&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Free, iPhone

Be your own weather forecaster. This shows a map of any country over which you can see the cloud coverage, temperature and chance of rain.

<b>6. Weather Maps</b><br/> Free, iPhone Be your own weather forecaster. This shows a map of any country over which you can see the cloud coverage, temperature and chance of rain.

&lt;b&gt;7. Barometer Antique&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

£1.69, iPhone

This turns your sleek iPod into a kitsch 'antique barometer'. Its large pointing arrow on the opening page gives you the weather in refreshingly simple terms.

<b>7. Barometer Antique</b><br/> £1.69, iPhone This turns your sleek iPod into a kitsch 'antique barometer'. Its large pointing arrow on the opening page gives you the weather in refreshingly simple terms.

&lt;b&gt;8. Weather+&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

£0.69, iphone

This is ideal for planning your holiday wear, giving you a five-day forecast for pretty much anywhere. Just swipe the screen to flick to a different city.

<b>8. Weather+</b><br/> £0.69, iphone This is ideal for planning your holiday wear, giving you a five-day forecast for pretty much anywhere. Just swipe the screen to flick to a different city.

&lt;b&gt;9. AccuWeather&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Free, Android and iPhone

Off to a music festival? Want to know whether you need to dig out the Docs or find last year's sandals? Just whip out your AccuWeather app.

<b>9. AccuWeather</b><br/> Free, Android and iPhone Off to a music festival? Want to know whether you need to dig out the Docs or find last year's sandals? Just whip out your AccuWeather app.

&lt;b&gt;10. Wind Finder&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Free, iPhone

For some, the wind is an essential part of the weekend's fun. Designed for paragliders, kite-fliers and sailors, this app gives real time info on 25,000 locations.

<b>10. Wind Finder</b><br/> Free, iPhone For some, the wind is an essential part of the weekend's fun. Designed for paragliders, kite-fliers and sailors, this app gives real time info on 25,000 locations.

<b>1. Met Office Weather</b><br/> Free, Android and iPhone The Met Office is the best. Its app has three hourly forecasts and also five-day predictions. It also gives the "feels-like" temperature and even has a UV forecast map.

For a fighting chance of staying dry this summer - or even catching some rays - download one of these fab forecasters.

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