Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.
Despite the debate about the need for such devices, they are popular with certain groups of people. For fishermen, summer residents, pregnant women, citizens with a high sensitivity to weather changes, home weather stations help to accurately learn not only about the current and expected temperature, but also about atmospheric pressure, humidity, which allows you to plan your day correctly. Forecasts of forecasters change frequently, in contrast to the readings of these multifunctional devices.
The editors prepared a rating review of the 12 best home weather stations, which received the highest consumer ratings.
- Rating of the best home weather stations
- Bresser 5-in-1 with color display
- Netatmo Urban Weather Station
- Kweller S-8200
- Oregon Scientific WMR86NS
- TFA 35.1133.01 Sun
- Oregon Scientific BAR208S
- La Crosse WS9057
- Ea2 EN208
- BVItech BV-43
- Oregon Scientific BAR268HG
- Beurer HM 16
- Xiaomi Mi Jia Miaomiaoce E-Ink
Rating of the best home weather stations
|Nomination||a place||Name of product||price|
|Rating of the best home weather stations||1||Bresser 5-in-1 with color display||RUB 21,331|
|2||Netatmo Urban Weather Station||RUB 10,940|
|3||Kweller S-8200||RUB 11,200|
|4||Oregon Scientific WMR86NS||6 672 RUB|
|5||TFA 35.1133.01 Sun||RUB 3,679|
|6||Oregon Scientific BAR208S||RUB 3,509|
|7||La Crosse WS9057||RUB 4 490|
|8||Ea2 EN208||2 220 rub.|
|9||BVItech BV-43||RUB 3 350|
|10||Oregon Scientific BAR268HG||RUB 2,061|
|11||Beurer HM 16||RUB 1,490|
|12||Xiaomi Mi Jia Miaomiaoce E-Ink||779 r|
Bresser 5-in-1 with color display
A professional device measures several parameters at the same time, showing information about humidity, temperature outside and inside the premises, atmospheric pressure, wind direction and speed, precipitation level. Wireless modules are responsible for collecting data, connected to the main unit either via Wi-Fi or via a radio channel. The readings are shown on a color display, where large numbers and a fairly bright white backlight, due to which the data can be read even in poor lighting conditions. The weather station also makes forecasts in the form of graphs, which more clearly show the expected changes, for example, small arrows can indicate whether an increase or decrease in humidity and temperature is expected. The daily forecast is in a separate icon.
The error is ± 0.38 mmHg. Art. for atmospheric pressure, ± 7% for humidity, 0.5 mm for precipitation, ± 1 ° for temperature. The data is updated every ten seconds. The rectangular body is made of impact-resistant black plastic. All buttons are located on the front panel for ease of use. In addition to the device itself, the kit includes a power adapter, a 1.8 m cable, external sensors with mounts and an instruction with a warranty card.
- the longest range – up to 150 m;
- Wi-Fi support;
- sound signal when going beyond the set boundaries;
- alarm, clock and calendar function.
- high cost – 21 410 p.
Netatmo Urban Weather Station
The French company has developed a unique weather station that can analyze, in addition to temperature and humidity, even air quality, revealing the amount of carbon dioxide and thereby reminding when it is time to ventilate the room. When CO2 reaches normal values, the user will hear an audible notification. Also, the weather station determines atmospheric pressure and noise level. Data is collected by an external wireless module powered by four AAA batteries. Its range is designed for 100 m. There is protection against UV rays. The main and external modules are made of aluminum.
All measurements are transferred via Wi-Fi to mobile devices running on platforms iOS and Android. In a special application, a weekly weather forecast is compiled based on this data. It is easy to expand the functionality of the weather station, since the brand's assortment includes many different accessories that can be purchased separately, for example, an anemometer for measuring wind speed and direction or a module for measuring precipitation. The ability to integrate a weather station with a humidifier and air conditioner allows you to make a system similar to a 'smart home'.
- high accuracy;
- noise and CO2 meter;
- synchronization with mobile;
- the possibility of purchasing additional modules;
- integration with IFTTT;
- ease of setup and operation.
- requires an internet connection;
- high cost – 12 100 rubles.
The weather station will be useful to farmers, owners of summer cottages, private houses and cottages, as well as flying clubs, especially in those regions where there is no weather service of their own. The device is synchronized with a PC, stores a history in memory for a month, has a convenient program with data export and graphing. The delivery set includes an anemometer for determining the speed and direction of the wind, for which, as in professional systems, two different sensors are responsible, one of which is an electronic weather vane; rain sensor for measuring the amount of precipitation; solar panel for measuring illumination and intensity of ultraviolet radiation, as well as for powering the transmitter.
The base unit is equipped with a large display and large buttons, each of which is signed to make it clear what it is for. Power is supplied from three AA batteries, but can be charged from a power supply unit, which is purchased separately. There is a USB connector at the end. The display is brightly backlit in green. For convenience, the displayed information is grouped: bottom left – date, time, occupied volume of built-in memory; top left – weather forecast, atmospheric pressure and its dynamics per day; bottom right – wind speed and direction, precipitation, ultraviolet intensity, illumination; top right – temperature, humidity from external and built-in sensors, charge scale.
- synchronization with PC;
- a plastic cover to protect the sensor from bad weather;
- CD with EasyWeatherPlus software included.
- there is no possibility of expansion due to the installation of additional sensors;
- high cost – 11,200 rubles.
Oregon Scientific WMR86NS
The device is a modification of the WMR86A model, but with changes to the base unit, where a color display is installed instead of a monochrome one. Outdoor temperature and humidity are measured with an external sensor. The standard sensor is equipped with a special table-top wire stand and a wall-mounted plastic holder. To measure the direction and strength of the wind, a special module is included in the kit, which can be fixed on a flat vertical surface or on a vertical rod. There is also a precipitation level sensor. The modules are powered by three AA and two AAA batteries.
The base unit is equipped with its own sensors for measuring temperature, humidity and atmospheric pressure. Battery power is back-up, so you will need an outlet nearby for full operation of the device. The display has a high contrast ratio and good viewing angles, but glare and reflections can occur due to the glossy surface. The displayed data is displayed in several zones: in the first row – a weather forecast graph in the interval of 12-24 hours; in the second – temperature and humidity from external and internal sensors. If there are several external ones, you can switch them manually or start the auto scan mode; in the third – the strength and direction of the wind with the minimum and maximum values that were recorded; in the fourth – atmospheric pressure, precipitation and UV radiation; in the fifth – lunar phases and hours. The control is carried out using six mechanical buttons.
- high accuracy;
- the ability to purchase modules to expand functionality;
- easy to install and configure.
- high cost – 7000 r.
TFA 35.1133.01 Sun
The digital device analyzes information about the outdoor and indoor temperature, as well as atmospheric pressure and humidity. The wireless sensor is powered by AAA batteries. They are not included in the package. The base unit is equipped with a backlit color display. The screen displays a symbolic weather forecast with color animation. There is a built-in alarm clock with a snooze function, radio, clock, calendar. Power is supplied from the mains or batteries.
The meteorological station builds a weather forecast for the day, reporting the expected changes in temperature, precipitation. Unfortunately, the device does not detect atmospheric pressure, wind speed and strength. Convenient buttons are provided for control and settings. There are holes for wall mounting on the back of the base unit, and there is also a desktop stand. The sensors operate in the temperature range from -25 to + 60; humidity – from 20 to 99 percent.
- high level of accuracy;
- maximum range – up to 60 m;
- acceptable cost – 3500 r.
- few functions;
- no lunar calendar.
Oregon Scientific BAR208S
An American company has developed a weather station that can determine the temperature and humidity both outdoors and indoors. Based on the data, it builds a daily weather forecast graph. The main module has a compact size (5 × 9.6 × 2.2 cm) and a low weight – 62 g. The color display with RGB-backlight allows easy reading even in poor lighting conditions. In addition to basic information, the screen shows the phases of the moon, hours, pictograms of natural phenomena and weather changes. The maximum and minimum values are stored in memory. Works in the temperature range from -20 to +60 degrees, and humidity – from 25 to 95 percent.
The main feature of the weather station is the unusual shape of the body – rectangular, reminiscent of a mobile device. Due to this, the block takes up less space in comparison with analogs. Equipped with a comfortable table stand. The set comes with one external sensor with a range of up to 30 m. The readings are updated every forty seconds. Power is supplied from the mains, backup battery or three AA batteries. For control and settings, there are five buttons located on the front panel.
- high accuracy;
- synchronizer with atomic clock;
- warns of frost, storm, rain and wind;
- the ability to connect up to three external sensors;
- acceptable cost – 4000 r.
- does not measure atmospheric pressure;
- the constant backlight works only when powered from the mains.
La Crosse WS9057
The weather station, designed for home use, includes one remote sensor and a base unit. Optionally, up to three remote blocks can be connected to increase accuracy. It measures air temperature, atmospheric pressure and humidity, and then builds a weather forecast based on the information received. The external sensor updates information every four seconds, the internal one – every fifteen seconds. The sensitivity of the remote unit is adjusted independently, taking into account the terrain features.
The base unit is equipped with a backlit color LCD display, thanks to which information can be read in any light. The screen is divided into sectors, where the following information is displayed: air humidity, indoor and outdoor temperature, relative atmospheric pressure, lunar phases, date, weather forecast. You can choose the units of measurement, the calculation of the moon phase for a given or current date, the frequency of data updating. Setting up a weather station is easy, no special knowledge is required.
- high accuracy;
- maximum distance – up to 100 m;
- suitable for different latitudes;
- wireless connection;
- acceptable cost – 4500 r.
- not found.
The device with the base and remote module is not only multifunctional, but also stylish. It helps to learn about atmospheric pressure, temperature, humidity both outside and inside the building. Shows the time and date, there is also an alarm clock from the options, which repeats the signal every eight minutes. The gadget is ideal for an apartment and a summer cottage to be used in a garden, utility room or cellar. The device is three-channel, so it is possible to connect up to three external modules to it wirelessly.
The base sensor housing is equipped with a large liquid crystal display, from which it is convenient to read information. For convenience, a wall mount and a table stand are provided. On the top right of the screen, the daily or daily weather forecast is displayed; below it, the history of pressure dynamics is displayed in the form of a diagram with columns, and on the left, the user sees temperature and humidity, as well as the day of the week, date and time. The images are large, so they are perfectly visible even from a distance. The minimum temperature values are stored in memory. The set includes a weather station, a stand, an external sensor and documentation.
- high sensitivity of sensors;
- selection of units;
- the ability to independently turn off the backlight as unnecessary;
- budgetary cost – 2300 p.
- battery discharge indicator is available only for the remote module;
- small viewing angles.
The electronic network alarm clock with a thermometer turned out to be quite a worthy home weather station. The delivery set, in addition to the clock unit itself with a mirror surface, includes an external wireless sensor, a network adapter, a removable stand and fasteners for an external module, as well as instructions and a warranty card. There is also a thermometer and a hygrometer inside the case. Under the mirrored surface is a brightly lit indicator light that can be adjusted using a double key, which is also used to control the alarm. The numbers are large and glow blue, which makes them even more visible.
The wireless sensor does not need to be hung out on the street, you can simply bring its wire through a small hole from the window or from the balcony to constantly receive data on temperature and humidity. At the same time, the module itself can be easily fixed on the frame or window sill. It measures the temperature in the range from -40 to +60 degrees outdoors, from 0 to +50 indoors. Powered by two AAA batteries. Despite the transmission range of up to 30 m, it is not worth placing an external sensor far from the watch case, since there are usually many obstacles for radio waves in an apartment.
- accuracy of measurements;
- ease of setup and operation;
- stylish main body;
- suitable as a gift;
- budgetary cost – 2650 p.
- not found.
Oregon Scientific BAR268HG
Another weather station from a well-known brand with good accuracy predicts the weather for six or twelve hours, measuring the temperature, humidity inside and outside the room. For humidity, a pointer indicator is provided showing the trend of changes: current readings, growth and decline. The memory of the weather station stores the minimum and maximum points that were recorded during the day. There is a display of lunar phases, as well as warnings about possible frost through a special indicator in the form of a snowflake, built into the case. Users will appreciate the versatility, as there is a built-in calendar and alarm clock.
A monochrome LCD is installed on the base module, which, of course, is inferior to color ones, but has its advantages, for example, high energy efficiency. The picture is contrasting and clear, so all information is clearly visible. Control is carried out by mechanical buttons, which are also responsible for the settings. The temperature sensor is powered by one AA battery supplied in the kit. There is a radio channel switch next to the battery compartment. The operating range is up to 30 m, but there should be a minimum of obstacles between the base unit and the temperature sensor. Protect the outdoor unit from moisture and direct sunlight.
- good accuracy;
- simultaneous connection of up to five sensors;
- a hard reset button in case one of the sensors malfunctions;
- budgetary cost – 2000 r.
- no constant backlight mode;
- easily soiled gloss;
- there is no possibility to connect the adapter.
Beurer HM 16
The meteorological station of the German company measures the main parameters: temperature in the range from 0 to +50 (error no more than one degree) and humidity in the range of 20-95 percent. The minimum and maximum values are stored in the device memory. You can choose the measurement scale yourself, for example, Celsius or Fahrenheit. Large numbers are displayed on the screen, which are visible from a distance of up to 5 m, and emoticons: at normal temperature and humidity, it is shown cheerful, and when it goes beyond these limits, it is sad. Powered by one CR2025 battery.
The case is compact in size (10 × 8 × 1.2 cm), made of plastic and has a laconic design in style Apple. There are wall mounts and a tabletop stand. The device is equipped with a built-in clock. Thanks to the monochrome display, energy is consumed economically. In the reviews they write that the weather station is sensitive to coolness and drafts, so it is better not to put it on the windowsill.
- accurate temperature readings;
- small dimensions;
- quick response to changes in external factors;
- budgetary cost – 1500 rubles.
- there is no backlight;
- no possibility of calibration.
Xiaomi Mi Jia Miaomiaoce E-Ink
The weather station only measures indoor temperature and humidity, just like the previous device. Works in the range from 0 to +60 degrees and from 0 to 100 percent humidity. The sensor built into the body is highly sensitive, so the error does not exceed ± 3 degrees and percent, respectively. The display with e-ink technology, where special electronic ink is used, perfectly conveys a picture that is not overloaded with details. The data is updated every minute.
There is only one mechanical button for control, which switches the units of measurement. The device can be mounted on the included stand, or you can use a magnetic wall mount. The device is very simple, but it turns out to be an excellent purchase for home use. It is especially useful for those people for whom it is important to monitor the indoor microclimate.
- highly sensitive sensor;
- large viewing angles;
- low power consumption;
- cheapness – 650 p.
- instruction in Chinese.
Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.