The Apple-owned Dark Sky weather app is no longer available for download on the US App Store, suggesting it was removed earlier than expected.

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Apple acquired Dark Sky in March 2020 and has since integrated elements of the app into the Weather app available on the iPhone (and soon iPad).

Dark Sky remained available for purchase as a standalone weather app after the acquisition, but the app developers said earlier this year that the Dark Sky iOS app would no longer be available after December 31, 2022. .

The Dark Sky blog suggested that when the app becomes unavailable at the end of 2022, previously purchased versions will stop providing weather data, but as of now the app still works. It’s not entirely clear if the removal of Dark Sky is actually some kind of issue or if Apple just removed it early.

While the Dark Sky app will officially shut down at the end of December, the Dark Sky API and website will operate until March 21, 2023. Developers using the Dark Sky API can switch to Apple’s WeatherKit API.

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