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5-in-1 Weather Sensor

AcuRite 5-in-1 Weather Sensor & PRO+ 5-in-1 Weather Sensor

AcuRite's high-precision 5-in-1 weather sensor gives you the outdoor environmental information you want right in your own backyard. When used in conjunction with an AcuRite Weather Station or AcuRite AcuLink Internet Bridge, you get easy-to-understand, comprehensive data about the elements right outside your door. The most feature-packed of AcuRite’s wireless sensors, it accurately measures five different outdoor conditions, including the temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind direction and rainfall.

5 Features Built into 1 Sensor: Temperature, Humidity, Wind Speed, Wind Direction & Rainfall

acurite 5 in 1 sensor



Solar-Powered Internal Fan

The 5-in-1 Weather Sensor features a solar panel that powers a fan inside the sensor to ensure the ambient temperature is measure.

Wind Vane

The 5-in-1 Weather Sensor features a wind vane to detect the slightest shifts in wind direction.

Wind Speed & Anemometer

The 5-in-1 Weather Sensor features wind speed and an anemometer, and send this data to your weather station or bridge every 18 seconds.



AcuRite Forecasting: Focused Sensor Data Collection

5 in 1 sensor how it worksSo, is it supposed to rain, or not? Weather forecasting agencies, like the National Weather Service, create forecasts based on a set of observations and computer models collected from reporting stations that may be hundreds of miles from where you live. Due to the large area covered by these forecast models, a 40% chance of rain means there is a 40% chance of rain at any given point across the entire region (see the National Weather Service explaination of “Probability of Precipitation”).

In other words, your local weather meteorologist is forecasting for thousands of people (millions if you live in a metropolitan area) spread out over great distances. Quite frankly it’s practically impossible to get the forecast right for everyone in a given TV or radio market. When it comes down to it, an 80% chance of sunshine means that someone, somewhere usually gets rained on.


But what if you had a meteorologist in your own backyard whose weather report was tailored specifically for you? What if you could enjoy accurate forecasts specific to your exact location? Well, now you can!

Unlike regional weather predictions from sources like the news or online, AcuRite weather forecast products rely on sensors that collect organic data right from your backyard. AcuRite's sensor based weather stations track specific sets of weather related variables, like changes in temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure to generate a forecast with pinoint accuracy personalized for your location.

So go ahead. Plan your day with confidence!™ Invite your friends over for a barbecue, ride your bike to the coffee shop or set a tee time armed with a reliable 12-hour forecast generated right at home. It’s more than accurate, it’s AcuRite.™

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5-in-1 Weather Sensor Specifications
Temperature Range -40 to 158 degrees Fahrenheit; -40 to 70 degrees Celsius
Temperature Accuracy +/- 2 degrees Fahrenheit Learn more
Humidity Range 1% to 99% Relative Humidity
Humidity Accuracy +/- 5% from 1% to 10% Relative Humidity Learn more
+/- 4% from 10% to 20% Relative Humidity
+/- 3% from 20% to 80% Relative Humidity
+/- 4% from 80% to 90% Relative Humidity
+/- 5% from 90% to 100% Relative Humidity
Wind Speed 0 to 99 mph; 0 to 159 kph
Wind Speed Accuracy +/-2 mph below 10 mph Learn more
+/- 3 mph from 10 to 30 mph
+/- 4 mph from 30 to 50 mph
+/- 5 mph from 50 to 99 mph
Wind Direction Indicators 16 points
Rainfall Capacity 0.01 inches (0.25 mm) and up
Rain Gauge Accuracy +/- 0.05" per inch of rainfall
Wireless Range 330 feet / 100 meters depending on home construction materials Learn more
Wireless Signal 433 MHz
Power 4 AA alkaline or lithium* batteries
*Lithium batteries recommended for temperatures below -4 degrees Fahrenheit / -20 degrees Celsius Learn more
Data Reporting Wind Speed: 18 second updates
Wind Direction: 30 second updates
Temperature and Humidity: 36 second updates
Dimensions 10.8-inches Height x 5.6-inches Width x 13.8-inches Depth
My AcuRite Compatible Yes Learn more



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