Though the weather can be quite unpredictable, as we all know, it might be impossible to understand how a site like this might work. WeathBet makes things simplistic in that it only offers you a total of 3 different items upon which you can bet. Those 3 items are temperature, wind speed, and atmospheric pressure. Though the 3 total proposition types might be a turn off at first, you will realize that the site is much more expansive than you might have originally thought.
There may only be 3 different weather items to bet upon, but the intervals you can bet on vary quite a bit. In fact, you have the option of betting on changes in weather an hour from the bet time, 3 hours, 6 hours, 9 hours, 12 hours, and all the way up to 24 hours. Naturally, as the timeframe of your bet extends further and further, the odds become increasingly stacked against you. The reason for this is simple, in theory. In theory, it is easier to guess what the temperature will be 1 hour from now than to be able to guess what it will be in exactly 24 hours from now. Of course, there are plenty of variables that can make guessing the difference in temperature even 1 hour from now quite difficult, but this is a basic example of how the site works.
Now that you know the timeframes and types of bets that can be made, you might be interested in how WeathBet determines what weather is the most accurate. After all, if you are in New York City, it is not unfathomable to think that the temperature in Manhattan might be slightly different than the temperature on Long Island. As such, WeathBet makes use of the NOAA Weather Service and their weather readings at the time of every wager. By doing this, they realize consistent results that are not really up for interpretation.
The design and color use at WeathBet is bland and boring at best. The text is easily readable so that’s a big plus, especially given the dark grey/black background the site implores. The fact that they offer one of the most solid weather betting platforms out there allows them a little wiggle room for what they lack in an otherwise “exciting website experience.”
The layout of the WeathBet site is simple and functional, which is all you need when you want to load up a weather line and bet on it here. You can easily filter down your favorite cities’ weather conditions or choose to bet on the pre-determined weather bets that are on the homepage itself. It’s all broken down very easily otherwise, with the left navigation featuring all the major continents in the world and a number next to it dictating the amount of cities’ weather they have listed for you to bet on.
Unfortunately, WeathBet does not offer much of anything in the way of promotions or bonuses. The site clearly runs on a minimal operating budget and, apart from organizing and providing a betting platform, there isn’t much else on the table. I would imagine that this will not be changing any time soon as most websites like this really live by the following quote: “if it ain’t broke, why fix it?”
Since the site operates in a sub-niche of bitcoin prediction betting, it’s not really a surprise they currently don’t offer much by the way of bonuses. They have no VIP program whatsoever either, making it one of the duller sites to bet at since there’s no added incentive to bet certain weather patterns once you’ve fully funded your account.
Placing wagers at WeathBet is incredibly easy solely due to the fact that the site is setup and organized so simply. Once you get to the site, all of the available cities—of which there are more than 5,000—are listed on the left side of the screen, organized by region of the world (Europe, North America, South America, Oceania, etc.).
Once you have sifted and sorted through the different options, you pick the city whose weather you would like to wager on. Once this selection is made, you are brought to a new screen where the propositions are listed. To keep it simple, we will strictly talk about betting on the city’s temperature, rather than atmospheric pressure or wind speed, as these can be a bit more confusing.
If, for example, I am betting on the temperature in Volgograd, Russia, I will simple select the length of my bet, and whether the temperature will be hotter or colder than it is right now. Along with each selection will be decimal odds which help you understand what you stand to earn if your pick is correct. Once the selection is made, you can fund the bet with the cryptocurrency of your choice, and then all you have to do is wait and see what Mother Nature has in store.
As was mentioned above, WeathBet is an incredibly simplistic site that does not really consist of many bells and whistles. The simple black on white theme cuts straight to the chase. To be honest, other than the selection of cities and associated bets, there is almost no other information available.
As such, utilizing WeathBet from a mobile device is identical to using it on a desktop or laptop. Of course, the only difference is the size of the screen. There is no app to download, and the site can be used by any device that is capable of accessing the internet. However, when you load the site on your iPhone or favorite Droid device you will notice right away that the developers optimized the WeathBet.com website for mobile.
I would go as far to say that the mobile site is even easier to use and navigate through then the standard website itself. I can easily see the markets, pick my bets and quickly set up a bitcoin transfer to make sure my wagers are covered properly. The fact that I can do this with one hand and a simple 4G or LTE connection is beyond me and is one of the reasons WeathBet has me coming back to bet on something I never thought possible: the weather!