About us

Welcome to Skytap.net, your go-to source for everything weather-related. Our mission is to provide an accessible platform for weather education and information, combining scientific insight with practical knowledge to help you understand and navigate the world around you.

Our Story

Skytap.net was born out of a deep fascination with the skies above us. We believe that weather is more than just a forecast; it’s a complex, captivating blend of science, history, and everyday experience. We wanted to create a space that explores these multifaceted aspects, making the wonders of weather accessible to everyone, from the casually curious to the fervent forecast followers.

Our Content

On our site, you’ll find a variety of content categories:

  • Weather Basics: This is where we break down weather phenomena into understandable pieces. Whether you’re new to meteorology or just want a refresher, this category is a great place to start.
  • Weather Forecasts: Stay ahead of the storm with our regular forecast updates. We provide weather outlooks for various regions and for the globe at large.
  • Extreme Weather Events: From record-breaking heatwaves to devastating hurricanes, we delve into the science and stories behind significant weather events, both current and historical.
  • Climate Change: Understanding the weather means understanding how it’s changing. We provide an in-depth look at climate change and its impacts on global weather patterns.
  • Weather Safety: We care about your safety. Our articles offer advice on how to prepare for and stay safe in various weather conditions.
  • Weather Photography: Experience the beauty and power of the weather through breathtaking photography, submitted by our community of weather enthusiasts.
  • Travel Weather: Planning a trip? Check out our weather guides for different locations and seasons.
  • Gardening & Weather: Learn how to keep your garden thriving through every kind of weather.
  • Weather and Health: Discover how weather impacts our health and well-being, and how to adapt to these changes.
  • Weather Technology: Stay updated with the latest advancements in weather-related technology, from mobile apps to home weather stations.
  • Weather History: Journey through time with our exploration of notable weather events and their impact on human history.
  • Weather Myths and Facts: We debunk common weather myths and share fascinating weather facts you might not have known.
  • Weather in Pop Culture: See how weather is represented in various forms of media and popular culture.
  • Local Weather: For our Northern Illinois audience, we provide regular updates and insights about our local weather conditions.

Join Us

At Skytap.net, we’re passionate about weather, and we invite you to join us on this journey of discovery. Whether you’re here to check today’s forecast or to deepen your understanding of meteorological phenomena, we’re thrilled to have you here. Welcome to our weather-loving community!