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Posted On: 24 October 2019 11:30 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:05 pm

Catch the storm with Q Weather

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The Civil Aviation Authority Qatar (CAA Qatar) has just recently launched its ‘Q Weather’ mobile application and its already taking Qatar by storm. Q Weather brings weather updates, meteorological data, warnings, and a whole range of other features straight to your fingertips so you know exactly what’s happening out there!

Get the Q Weather app on your iOS and Android and you'll never be caught unaware by the weather conditions in Doha and surrounding areas ever again.

Let’s talk about some of the reasons why the Q Weather app is a must have on your mobile phone.

1. Detailed Forecast

Q Weather’s strength lies in the accuracy of its forecasts, and the details it provides. You can get hourly weather updates and longer term ones, too, the percentage of humidity, sunrise and sunset timings, for any part of Qatar you want and any corner of the globe. That’s not all! Q Weather also tells you the direction of the wind and the speed its travelling at along with the height of the waves off shore and whether the tide will be low or high in different geographical sea areas in Qatar!

2. Easy access

Q Weather has a bright and lively interface that you won’t get tired of looking at. It’s easy to use and provides easy access to all its features. It’s simple to use ad easy to understand. offers a bright and intuitive interface, easy access to weather forecasts wherever you need them, and enough other features to put it ahead of most of the weather apps available for your phone.

3. Units conversion

Not only can you change the language and choose English or Arabic, you also have the option to switch between Celsius and Fahrenheit, along with deciding whether you want to use km/h, kt or m/s. It’s that simple and you can customize Q Weather to suit your requirements.

4. Elaborate features

    a. Home Page

    Everything you want to and need to know about the weather in Qatar is right there on the home page, and then there’s more! On a single interface, you can see the weather in different areas of Qatar on a daily or weekly basis, the lows and highs of the tides, inshore and offshore weather. And, with a simple click, the weather of the whole world opens up before your eyes.

    b. Weather News

    This is where you’ll find all the breaking news that’s related to the weather in Qatar. Make sure you check this regularly to make sure you’re on top of the weather conditions here in Qatar.

    c. Activities

    In the mood for some outdoor activities? Check out the Activities feature in Q Weather to know if the weather is favourable for outdoor or marine activities on that particular day. It’s a great feature.

    d. Wind Map

    There is a live Wind Map in Q Weather where you can see exactly where the wind is coming from whether you’re in Qatar or elsewhere.

    e. Weather stations

    Ever wondered how many weather stations there are in Qatar (I always thought there was just one) or how many buoys there are. Thanks to Q Weather, I found out there are many weather stations dotted around the country. Check out the Weather Stations feature and see where they are located and how many there are.

    Did you know Qatar had three buoys around the country in the Arabian Gulf? Do you know where they are located? Check out the Buoy feature in Weather Stations and see.

    f. Monthly Reports

    If you’re looking for general weather conditions and a repprt of what the month you’re in usually looks like in terms of weather, then don’t forget to check out this feature every month.

    g. Worldwide Cities

    This is a great feature if you’re travelling to a different country or simply want to know what the weather’s like in different parts of the world. The best thing is you can add any city you want.

    h. About us

    Want to know all about CAA Qatar? Click on ‘About Us’ and get to know what it is and what it does.

    i. Contact Us

    If you want to get in touch with the Meteorology Department at CAA Qatar, you can send them an e-mail, give them a call, or check out their social media pages. All the details are right here!

    Cover image credit: CAA Qatar