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Down-to-the-minute weather prediction for your exact location. Accompanied by stunning high-resolution radar animations.
1,203 backers pledged $39,376 to help bring this project to life.

How Dark Sky Works

So we passed $10,000 today... thanks to all our backers for getting us this far!

Since launching this project, we've had a lot of people ask us how Dark Sky works. The answer is simple: Evil voodoo magic.

Just kidding. We've written a blog post explaining some of the behind-the-scenes technology:

Enjoy! And make sure to keep spreading the word about Dark Sky. Especially to all your friends in those crappy-weather areas (I'm looking at you, Buffalo).


    1. Creator Joe Schaefer on November 13, 2011

      I am in the Aviation field, and have taken meteorology classes, so this program seems like it will be a very productive application!

    2. Creator Rose Vines on November 7, 2011

      Love the background on how it works. Really fascinating.

      Ignore those meteorologists! They still don't do much better than a roll of the dice more than a day or so out.