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Our buying guides will help you choose which weather station is best for your needs, organized by brand, intended use, and more.

Which Ecowitt Weather Station Should I Buy? Our 5 Favorites

ByEd OswaldMay 12, 20228 min read

The largest home weather station manufacturers in the US are AcuRite, Ambient Weather, and Davis. However, buying one of these stations outside the United States is pretty expensive. In the rest of the world, Ecowitt is the largest home weather station manufacturer globally. Their stations are of such high quality…

Davis Vantage Vue vs Vantage Pro2: It’s a Tough Choice

ByEd OswaldApril 21, 20227 min read

We don’t make it a secret that we’re big fans of Davis weather stations. They might not be the fanciest home weather stations out there, but they have a proven record of reliability that few other companies can match. Their stations last for decades and measured the highest wind speed…

What Ambient Weather Station Should I Buy? The WS-5000 is Best

ByEd OswaldDecember 17, 20216 min read

Ambient Weather has been around a long time, initially a great place to find deals on all kinds of weather instruments, but now selling its own branded weather instruments and gadgets. That move has paid off: ambient weather stations have become somewhat of a ‘cult favorite’ among weather enthusiasts, thanks…

What AcuRite Weather Station Should I Buy? These 3 are the Best

ByEd OswaldDecember 17, 20216 min read

AcuRite is likely one of the world’s most prolific weather instrument manufacturers. Chances are you’ve seen at least one model at your local retailer: retailers like Walmart, Target and the Home Depot sometimes sell either the AcuRite 3 in 1 or 5 in 1 weather stations (or both) in their…

The Best Weather Station for Kids, No Matter What Age They Are

ByNicole CheungDecember 16, 20215 min read

Weather stations are a great way for kids to explore what’s going on outside. Children can easily understand and interact with changing weather patterns, whether it’s sunny or rainy out. These tools can spark a lifelong interest in science and teach kids about weather phenomena. Choosing the appropriate weather station…

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