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Measuring Weather

How Does an Anemometer Measure Wind Speed?

By AcuRite Team May 18, 2018 17 Views No comments
The first anemometers were developed centuries ago, and have taken a variety of forms. Over time, scientists learned what configurations work best. ... Read More

Guidelines For Sensor Siting

By AcuRite Team May 10, 2018 413 Views No comments

If I buy a weather station, where should I place it to get the most accurate weather measurements?

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What is a Wind Vane?

By Kari Strenfel April 23, 2018 479 Views 1 comment

Learn about the different types of wind vanes, all of which tell us the direction the wind is coming from.

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Spring Cleaning: Weather Station Maintenance

By Kari Strenfel March 20, 2018 4438 Views 7 comments

Clean out the rain bucket! Fix the anemometer! Here’s your honey-do list for spring!

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What is Atmospheric Pressure?

By Kari Strenfel February 5, 2018 3170 Views 2 comments

What is pressure, how is it measured, and why do I care?

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How to Measure Humidity

By AcuRite Team December 21, 2017 24115 Views 1 comment

Humidity affects the way we perceive a given temperature – at the same temperature, higher humidity will generally make us feel warmer, and lower humidity will make us feel cooler.

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How to Measure Rain with Rain Gauges

By AcuRite Team December 18, 2017 12593 Views No comments

A rain gauge is a weather tool that tells you how much rain has fallen, useful for making decisions about the amount of watering your lawn or garden requires.

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