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Measuring Weather

7 Important Types of Weather Instruments You Should Know About

Posted in: Measuring Weather
By AcuRite Team
December 20, 2021

A weather instrument is any device that measures weather-related conditions, including anemometers, wind vanes, barometers, hygrometers, rain gauges, thermometers and more. AcuRite's selection of products include a wide away of weather instruments.

What is Atmospheric Pressure?

By AcuRite Team
September 2, 2021

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

Fall Cleaning: 4 Tips for Weather Station Maintenance

Posted in: Measuring Weather
By AcuRite Team
August 26, 2021

Fall weather brings the end of summer, with leaves falling directly into your rain bucket! Just like the first day of spring, it’s time to some for some basic, semiannual cleaning around your home. While you’re checking on the status of your home, roof, and cleaning out the gutters, make sure to also check in on your home weather station. A clean weather station is a happy weather station! Ensure the highest accuracy possible for reliable weather data from your home weather station with these tips for weather station maintenance during the fall season:

How to Measure Rain with Rain Gauges

Posted in: Measuring Weather
By AcuRite Team
April 12, 2021

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.

How to Measure Humidity

Posted in: Measuring Weather
By AcuRite Team
April 9, 2021

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.