Google Maps on Android finally picks up a cool weather feature from iOS

What you need to know

  • The ┬álatest Google Maps update, first spotted in October, introduces a small box below the search bar, showing temperature, weather conditions, and AQI in a specific area.
  • Similar to iOS, the info in the box updates as you move around the map and disappears when you tap on something.
  • Tapping the weather icon reveals a six-hour forecast and “feels like” temperature, while AQI taps show the air quality map layer.

Google Maps on Android is getting a cool weather feature that displays weather and air quality data right where you’re looking, inspired by the iOS version.

The update, which initially surfaced in October of last year, introduces a small box below the search bar, displaying real-time temperature, weather conditions, and air quality index (AQI) in a specific area, according to 9to5Google.


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