Alperton iPhone&iPad app UI
Min requirements: iOS 12, iPhone 6s, watchOS 5.2, Apple Watch 3 series.
Fig 1. iPhone 11 Pro Max, Dark Mode
Moon phases / cycle in full description and as percentage, 0% for new moon, 25 % for first quarter,
50% for full moon, etc, back to 0%.
Just below, it is the location (locality + postcode), if detected successfully.
The sunrise time for early joggers, sunset.
One place for all: date, day of the week, am or pm, location and outside temperature,
ideal for when you wake up in very dark conditions and not sure where (in time & on earth) you are.
To toggle between tomorrow's forecast:
and a few day's outlook:
simply Swipe left or right on the very tomorrow/outlook view.
By default, the temperature graph shows data every 3 hours; swipe down on top of it
to show data every 2 hour or every hour, or swipe up to go back up to the desired level:
Technical details and / or weather alerts (✓ for no alerts, yellow/amber '!' for alerts)
appear in the text alerts box. Please scroll down for more information in any of the text boxes.
Menu & buttons
Data can be refreshed by the ' ↓ download / refresh data' ,
or automatically by the system. The last time data was refreshed is recorded as text to the left.
note: pressing the refresh button more often than once per hour won't be useful,
as weather data only changes significantly every 3 hour.
Top left red hamburger menu button
presents actions currently present
The 'will it rain?' button will take you to a page where you can see the rain precipitation chance and
you can see the barometer readings, so a better appreciation of the rain conditions can be gained
-see also task
Making use of the Barometer data
App's widget in today's view