Best home weather stations

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  1. Bugski

    Bugski A Local

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    I got an indoor/outdoor thermometer. It is crap.

    Anyone got suggestions for good ones? I don't want to spend a furtune.

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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    "Best" home weather stations can go into the thousands, obvisouly your not looking for something this pricey, theres a couple here at Weatherzone
    Whats your price range matoh?
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Taipan Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thats my weather station. Not a bad little unit.

    Ive got it mounted on the roof on a TV antenna bracket. Only issue is that I need to brace the bracket better as during wild windy weather with rain, the paddle in the automatic rain gauge can over read.

    Overall a nice little unit, not state of the art, but to get that youd need to spend another thousand.

    As my monitor sits below my screen, we currently have 1009 HPA and falling, 15.1 outside, 20.1 inside, humidity outside is 72%, humidity inside is 51%. wind is calm, but last direction was S SW. No rain in last 24 hours.
     
  5. Bugski

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    Well I got an indoor/outdoor wiress thermoeter - except the outdoor part does not work. [​IMG]

    $400 is a bit beyong what I am willing to spend. $100 is about it.
     
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    AUSSKY First Runs

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    I've got:

    - Davis Weather Wizard III since 1999
    - Oregon Instruments portable station with 3 remote temp/humidity senders
    - Dick Smith indoor / outdoor thermo/humidity on the car
    - Dick Smith indoor ouotdoor temp reader
    -Nylex rain guage....

    I sell Davis equipment - but the cheapest basic weather station in their range atm is $374 w/o rain collector, with rain collector it's $500.

    If you are happy to get wet and don't worry about wind the Dick Smith temp/humidity indoor outdoor unit is good <$50 with a Nylex 1000 rain guage $35.

    Try a search for 'temperature' on http://dseau.resultspage.com/search.php?...=&w=temperature there's all sorts of cheaper goodies on the page...

    The Y5189's pretty good
     
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