The time has come to say goodbye to Dark Sky. Almost two years after Apple, and more than a year after announcing its impending closure, Dark Sky is about to stop working. Since September, an in-app notification states that the software will no longer work on January 1, 2023. In September, Apple also removed Dark Sky from the App Store ().
If you’re looking for an alternative, it’s worth revisiting Apple’s Weather app before turning to the App Store. Since , the company has gradually integrated Dark Sky technology into its native offering. For example, the Weather app now includes precipitation alerts for the next hour, which is a feature that was directly inspired by Dark Sky. That said, if you’re determined to try a third-party alternative, a few worth checking out include AccuWeather and Carrot Weather.
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