Dark Sky, a popular weather app for the iPhone, is coming to an end. December 31 is the last day the app will provide its service. However, if you’re a Dark Sky aficionado, the spirit (aka the literal technology behind the app) lives on in Apple’s Weather app.
Apple bought Dark Sky more than two years ago and has implemented much of the acquired technology in the Weather app. You can find information such as 10-day forecasts, down to the minute precipitation forecasts, lightning forecasts, severe weather alerts, high-resolution weather maps, and more. Apple has a support document specifically for Dark Sky users who want to familiarize themselves with Apple’s weather app.
The Dark Sky app is no longer available in the App Store. The Dark Sky website and API will continue to work until March 31, 2023, so any apps using the API will have a few months to switch to WeatherKit if they haven’t already. The Android and Wear OS apps were previously discontinued on August 1, 2020.