Free shipping when you spend $50 or more

Weather 101

What is a Wind Vane?

By AcuRite Team
April 23, 2018

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

Tornado Alley: Where and Why?

Posted in: Weather 101
By AcuRite Team
April 16, 2018

Have you ever wondered what is considered Tornado Alley and why it got that name?

Lightning Development: The Positives and Negatives

By AcuRite Team
April 11, 2018

Learn how charge separation develops in a thunderstorm cloud and what leads to the eventual discharge we know as a lightning strike!

How Do Thunderstorms Develop?

By AcuRite Team
March 26, 2018

Thunderstorm season is approaching quickly! Learn the stages of a thunderstorm's life cycle so you can be prepared by identifying warning signs of dangerous thunderstorm development.

What is Dew Point?

By AcuRite Team
March 22, 2018

What is dew point and why do I care?

What is Frost Point?

By AcuRite Team
February 28, 2018

Do you know what Frost Point is? Click to learn more about this measurement and how you can take steps to protect plants and crops from frost and freeze damage.

What is Wind Chill?

By AcuRite Team
February 19, 2018

While planning your outdoor winter activities, make sure to check the Wind Chill to keep your family safe while having fun!

What is Atmospheric Pressure?

By AcuRite Team
February 5, 2018

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

Cloud Types

Posted in: Weather 101
By AcuRite Team
January 4, 2018

Learn how to identify the three main cloud types yourself based on their height and characteristics.

What's a Bomb Cyclone?

Posted in: Weather 101
By AcuRite Team
January 3, 2018

Bomb Cyclone was a big hype story the first week of 2018. Is bombogenesis a real thing?