Archives: Ambient Weather

Ambient Weather has sold weather gadgets online since 1998. In 2019, Ambient Weather was acquired by Nielsen-Kellerman, but its headquarters remain in Arizona.

Buying a Cheap Weather Station?

Ed Oswald

Weather watching is a fascinating hobby, but it's certainly not a cheap one. Most weather stations can easily run into the hundreds of dollars, which prices out a significant number of us. If budget is a concern for you, a cheap weather station is probably your best bet.

What Ambient Weather Station Should I Buy?

Ed Oswald

The Ambient Weather brand 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.

Ambient Weather WS-5000 Review

Ed Oswald

Ambient Weather's weather stations have become what I expect to see in mid-range models. The company all but defined the budget end of the spectrum with the WS-2902 series, which performed almost as well as the Davis Vantage Vue -- and offered best-in-class smart home connectivity. I couldn't wait to test the Ambient Weather WS-5000 out for myself.

Best Weather Stations for Kids

Nicole Cheung

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 sunny or rainy. These tools can spark a lifelong interest in science and teach kids about weather phenomena.

Ambient Weather WS-2902 Review

Ed Oswald

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.