Dark Sky, the weather app that Apple bought in March 2020, is scheduled to shut down on January 1, 2023. Before the app’s planned work ends, Apple is reminding users to shut down and has also published a support document highlighting the Dark Sky features that are built into the app. Weather to encourage Dark Sky users to navigate to the built-in options.


Dark Sky functionality has been added to the Weather app in iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura. Apple provided accurate precipitation forecasts for snow and rain, hourly forecasts for the next 10 days, and weather modules that provide expanded information on humidity, precipitation levels, visibility, wind speed, and more.

High-resolution weather maps are available, according to Apple, as well as local weather forecasts. Apple has been warning about the upcoming Dark Sky shutdown for several months, but the information is building now that there is less than two weeks left before support for the app ends.

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