Tech Tip: Merry Sky

Merry Sky weather forecast for Taubman Health Sciences Library

This month’s tip is a sleek and user-friendly weather website that provides hyperlocal forecasts with a focus on precipitation timelines: Merry Sky. Designed to mimic the beloved Dark Sky weather service, it presents forecasts in a clean, minimalist layout with detailed hourly and daily predictions. The centerpiece is a horizontal timeline that visualizes when rain or snow is expected, with precise start and end times. Temperature and cloud cover are overlaid on the same timeline for at-a-glance weather planning. Merry Sky’s simple interface conceals its powerful forecasting capabilities, leveraging the latest weather data and modeling to offer pinpoint accuracy down to the neighborhood level. For those seeking a modern, streamlined web experience to stay on top of approaching precipitation, the website below provides a bright solution!

What weather services are you using? Do you have a favorite mobile weather app? Please share in the comments below!

Have a cool app, tool, or tech tip you’d like to share? Contact Chase Masters. Please note that Tech Tips are personal recommendations and might not be officially endorsed or supported by U-M.

Author: Chase Masters, University Library

Chase's role at the Taubman Health Sciences Library includes managing technology projects and resources, consulting with faculty to effectively incorporate technology into their curriculum, supervising staff, serving in the HS-STEM Administration Unit, and identifying and building partnerships with instructional technology units throughout the university community. You may reach him at

One thought on “Tech Tip: Merry Sky

  1. Mike Porter

    Nice! Will have to take a look.

    Tempest (including our own Weather Station) & Radar Omega in addition to our local TV station’s app are some of our programs of choice.

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