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Ambient Weather WS-5000 Quick Review

We thank every one of our tens of thousands of readers over the past year for trusting us as a reliable source of reviews and advice on purchasing weather stations and gadgets. However, the world is changing around us, and it’s time for us to adjust. Thus starting this summer, we’re tweaking how we review[…]

22 Great Black Friday Weather Gifts We Know They’ll Love

The holiday shopping season is here, and there are some great deals on weather gifts. We’ve rounded up 22 (that’s not a typo!) gifts for weather lovers for you to consider for the weather nerd in your life this holiday season, no matter the holiday you’re shopping for, whether it be Christmas, Hannukah, Festivus, or[…]

17 Unique Science Gifts On Our Wishlist for Black Friday

The Holidays are here again, so it’s time to start thinking about what you’re getting everyone. But what if they’re into science? Or a science teacher? What science-themed gifts are out there and are of high quality? There are always great science gifts on Amazon, but there’s also a lot of junk. We wanted to[…]

7 Black Friday Weather Station Deals that Wow

A weather station is a perfect gift if you have a weather enthusiast or meteorologist to buy for this holiday season. As you might have guessed from our name, we have tested quite a few weather stations (and own quite a few too! So what are the best weather station deals this holiday? Keep reading![…]

Maximum Weather Instruments Holiday 2022 Buyers Guide

Maximum Weather Instruments is a manufacturer of premium weather instrumentation. Where most other weather station manufacturers have “gone digital,” Maximum still focuses on high-quality analog weather instruments. While purchasing a single Maximum instrument can cost as much as a modern digital home weather station, it’s worth the money. Each device is still manufactured and tested[…]

Wxcloud.social: A new social network for weather enthusiasts

If you’re thinking about playing around in the “fediverse,” and want to give Mastodon a chance, come visit us at wxcloud.social. Why create a weather social network? I’ve been thinking about it for a long time. Social capabilities on a weather website work if done right. If there’s one thing that “weather weenies” can do,[…]

Which Ecowitt Weather Station Should I Buy? Our 5 Favorites

The US’s largest home weather station manufacturers are AcuRite, Ambient Weather, and Davis. However, buying one of these stations outside the United States is expensive. In the rest of the world, Ecowitt is the largest home weather station manufacturer globally. Their stations are of such high quality that others license them for sale in their[…]

Sleet vs Freezing Rain vs Hail: How to Tell the Difference

Sleet vs freezing rain: which winter weather phenomena would you rather deal with? While both create a whole host of headaches, one is far more hazardous than the other. This blog post will explore the differences between sleet and freezing rain in more detail and which one you need to worry about. We’ve also added[…]

5 Weather Station Mounting Ideas to Improve Accuracy

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. Siting tips There are standards for how weather observations are taken. This[…]

What is a Nor’easter? How these East Coast Storms Form

Nor’easters are intense periods of snow and high wind that can last for days. While the term is most commonly associated with coastal storms that pass by the Northeastern US’ major cities, the term is used elsewhere, such as in Europe. A nor’easter is a storm with intense northeast winds. The term “nor’easter” comes from[…]

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