KestrelMet 6000

KestrelMet 6000 Review

Kestrel makes incredible weather meters. But can it make a great home weather station? We have our answer, and it’s the KestrelMet 6000.

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Ambient Weather WS-2902 Review

There are many choices regarding home weather stations, especially for budget models. But with these cheap weather stations come compromises, and that’s why I was skeptical of Ambient Weather’s claims about the WS-2902.

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How indoor air quality monitors can improve your health

Although outdoor air quality gets all the attention, monitoring your air quality indoors is essential too. Indoor pollutants pose a health risk if not monitored properly. Thankfully, indoor air quality monitors provide all the information you need to detect poor air quality.

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Cloud types explained: Cirrus, Cumulus, Stratus & More

No doubt at some point you’ve looked up at the clouds, if just for their beauty, and to marvel at the different shapes and sizes. By knowing the various cloud types you can make general assumptions about current and near-future weather.

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Clean air for a healthier home: Improving indoor air quality

Have you ever wondered if the air quality in your home is making you sick? Improving indoor air quality helps prevent health risks and reduces your risk for lung disease and cancer. This article details the causes of poor indoor air quality and how to improve indoor air quality in your home.

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How to set NOAA SAME Codes for many popular models

Trying to figure out how to program a weather radio and a bit frustrated? We’ll explain how to set NOAA Weather Radio codes for all the weather radios we promote here on The Weather Station Experts, as well as other popular models, so read on! You’ve come to the right place.

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Weather Station Maintenance Guide: Ensure Accurate Data

You should get many years of trouble-free use out of your weather station, but only with regular weather station maintenance. However, to extend your station’s life as long as possible, you should regularly perform maintenance on your station.

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5 Weather Station Mounting Ideas

Congratulations on your weather station purchase! Now comes the (sometimes) hard part: finding a spot to install your station. You want your readings to be as accurate as possible. We’ve written this blog with some weather station mounting ideas for you to consider.

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When is Hurricane Season in Florida?

You already know that hurricane season can be a big deal if you live in Florida, as it more tropical storms and hurricanes affect the state than any location in the US. But when is hurricane season in Florida, and when does it end?

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How Lightning Detectors Work

Have you ever wondered how lightning forms? Have you thought about how meteorologists can detect lightning? Lightning is a mysterious phenomenon in weather prediction; it is impossible to predict accurately but can be tracked with a lightning detector.

Colorful jet stream visualization over Earth's Western Hemisphere.

What is the Jet Stream?

The jet stream is a narrow band of strong winds in the upper levels of Earth’s atmosphere, and it blows from west to east and provides a corridor for storms to follow as they circumnavigate the globe. Jet streams form along the boundaries of warm and cold air, and the wiggles of the jet stream play a large part in the weather you experience.

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The Best Galileo Thermometers

A Galileo Thermometer is a sealed glass tube filled with liquid, typically ethanol, with glass spheres filled with colored liquids and weights attached. As the temperature changes, the liquid expands or contracts, which allows the glass bubbles to rise and fall.

Graphic showing el nino in terms of departures from the average sea surface temperature of the Pacific.

What is El Niño?

El Niño is returning this year, with significant effects expected for our weather in 2023. El Niño’s return comes after three straight years of La … Read more