$2.99 (iOS); $1.99 (Android) www.shiftyjelly.com
The weather can really make or break a day. Too cold for a picnic, too hot for a run — both perfect conditions for staying home and watching Netflix. While the app store is home to a barrage of free forecasting apps, many fail to do the role of weatherman justice. Countless times, I’ve arrived home saturated despite previously seeing a forecast stating nothing but sunshine. This Australian-made app is feature-packed with the latest weather info, giving you hourly forecasts up to 7 days in advance for every suburb. Data is sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology, so you’re guaranteed the most accurate and up-to-date prediction. For all you weather nerds out there, the app offers rain radars, synoptic charts and tide times, along with the ability to receive notifications for weather alerts nearby.