17 Weather Gadgets & Gifts All Weather Geeks Will Appreciate

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By Nathan Jude | Updated:  03/03/2021

Want the best? Head straight to the top 6 weather gadgets we’re geeking out over!

How accurate do you think 10-day weather forecasts are?

90%? Ha!

70%? Try again…

Five-zero. That’s right, 10 day forecasts are only right about half the time [source].

We all know how annoying it is when forecasts are wrong. But you’ll never have to curse them out again.

If you’re a weather geek that loves knowing exactly what the conditions are in your local area, plus inside and outside your home then you’ll love our list of the latest and greatest weather gadgets!

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Cool Weather Gadgets For The Home In 2021

1. Netatmo Indoor & Outdoor Weather Station

Your indoor environment is just as important as the outdoor environment, and maybe even more so. After all, you probably spend much more time inside than outside.

With the Netatmo Indoor & Outdoor Weather Station, you can keep track of indoor noise levels as well as indoor and outdoor temperatures, humidity, barometric pressure, and air quality.

You can get notifications on your phone about any number of things, including when you should open your windows to improve your indoor air quality.

For even more weather information, you can pair the Netatmo Indoor & Outdoor Weather Station with the Netatmo Rain Gauge Weather Station and other accessories for a more complete weather picture.

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2. WeatherFlow Bluetooth WEATHERmeter

Want to know about the current conditions anywhere you are without bulky equipment? Whether you’re managing your crops or about to jump out of a plane, sometimes you need to know things like the temperature, wind direction, or humidity level.

With that in mind, you can hold the WeatherFlow Bluetooth WEATHERmeter in your hand or attach it to any 1/4-20 camera mount.

This handy device sends information to your phone from up to 100 feet away, works with multiple applications, and records:

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3. What The Forecast?!! Funny Weather App

If you like to tackle life’s everyday frustrations with a sense of humor, you’ll love the What The Forecast?!! Funny Weather App.

This isn’t your ordinary weather app. Sure, you can get the 10-day forecast and weather alerts from NOAA. But you also get more than 8200 obnoxious phrases describing the current weather conditions!

With switchable profanity settings (on, some, or off), everybody can enjoy this app. Some of the weather-related phrases you might get include:

What The Forecast?!! Funny Weather App is free, accurate, and funny – but it’s available for iOS only.

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4. AcuRite Atlas 01007M Weather Station

Are you looking for a comprehensive weather station for your home that does it all? Do you want a system that includes an HD touchscreen display as well as real-time weather conditions sent to your phone, tablet, or computer?

You get all of that with the AcuRite Atlas 01007M Weather Station. It detects and measures:

You can customize your alerts so you know when you need to cover your plants, bring in your patio furniture, or apply extra sunscreen to your kids before they go outside.

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5. Weather Predicting Black Swan

weather predicting black swan barometer

You don’t need fancy technology for some weather forecasting. Keep it simple with this lovely Weather Predicting Black Swan.

Sailors have used barometers to predict upcoming storms for more than 400 years. The technology is easy to understand:

The swan comes with black dye and a syringe. All you need to do is add water to predict incoming storms without any wires, wi-fi, or batteries!

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6. Govee Smart WiFi Water Sensors

Have you ever gone down to your basement and been shocked to find several inches of water? If you don’t go down there very often, a simple leak or sewer backup can become a big problem before you discover it.

Thanks to the Govee Smart WiFi Water Sensors, you don’t even have to be home to find out about leaks and drips. While the sensors have a loud 100dB alarm, you also get emails, app notifications, and alerts on your phone to tell you about issues, even if you aren’t home.

This item is a must-have if you travel a lot or have a second home.

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7. Rachio Sprinkler Controller With Rain, Freeze & Wind Skip

Do you often forget to switch off your automatic sprinkler system when it rains? Stop worrying about it and switch to the Rachio Sprinkler Controller.

With features like rain, freeze, and wind skip, this Wi-Fi sprinkler controller lets you avoid overwatering your lawn or freezing your sprinkler system.

Better than that, you could save water because Rachio creates smart watering schedules based on the specific needs of your lawn, including soil type, plant type, sun exposure, and more.

With smart watering, you could have lower water bills, plants that thrive better than ever, or maybe even both!

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8. Ambient Porthole Collection Weather Center

Are you looking for something a bit more aesthetically pleasing than an LED display for your dark wood study?

With its dark cherry wood frame and porthole instrument displays, the Ambient Porthole Collection Weather Center is a beautiful addition to any library, study, or upscale restaurant.

This weather center includes a thermometer, barometer, and hygrometer to measure temperature, air pressure, and humidity.

Note that this weather center only works at altitudes lower than 3,000 ft elevation.

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9. Pikasola 400W 12V Wind Turbine Generator

Why just measure the wind speed when you can take advantage of the weather to generate your own power?

With the Pikasola 400W 12V Wind Turbine Generator, you can harness the wind’s energy, even at low speeds, to help power your home.

Wind speeds as low as 6.7 mph are enough to turn the blades on this wind turbine and start producing energy, and it can survive wind speeds up to nearly 90 mph (although it stops producing power at about 56 mph).

Mounted on the rotating body, the three 23.4” long blades are able to capture the most wind energy when mounted at least 20 feet higher than your home or other obstacles.

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10. Netatmo Rain Gauge Weather Station

Was the latest rainstorm enough for you to turn off your next sprinkler cycle, or was it more show than substance? With the Netatmo Rain Gauge Weather Station, you’ll know for sure!

In conjunction with the Netatmo Indoor & Outdoor Weather Station, this rain gauge sends real-time rainfall readings to your smartphone, and you can customize the alerts you receive.

The Smart Rain Gauge works up to 100 m away from your Indoor Weather Station, allowing you to place it somewhere open for the most accurate readings.

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11. Kestrel Drop Fire Weather Monitor

Want to know when it’s safe to burn your leaves or other rubbish? Misjudging the fire conditions could cause your controlled burn to wreak havoc on your property or even turn into a full-fledged wildfire.

With the Kestrel Drop Fire Weather Monitor, you can precisely judge the fire weather conditions in the specific area you want to start a fire. It can be left on-site and will upload the data to your smartphone when you’re within 100 feet.

This device measures:

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12. Kestrel Drop Temperature, Humidity & Pressure Data Logger

Whether you’re into hunting, skydiving, or auto racing, you need a small, reliable way to keep track of weather conditions.

The Kestrel Drop Temperature, Humidity & Pressure Data Logger is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and measures a variety of environmental conditions, including:

Small, rugged, accurate, and weatherproof, this pocket sized weather gadget can go anywhere you need it and will send information through the Kestrel Connect app when within range (up to 100 ft) of your iOS or Android device.

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If you’re a hunter and the Kestrel Drop Temperature, Humidity & Pressure Data Logger peaked your interest, don’t forget to beck out our recent article on the the latest and greatest hunting gadgets.

13. Air Pressure Storm Cloud

Air Pressure Storm Cloud

Weather gadgets don’t need to be fancy. They can also be simple and beautiful.

Robert Fitzroy, captain of HMS Beagle (which took Charles Darwin on his famous, five-year voyage), popularized “storm glass,” the ancestor of the Air Pressure Storm Cloud.

The special liquid inside this cute cloud crystallizes in different patterns based on changes to the barometric pressure.

Keep in mind that this Storm Cloud will be in a state of disruption after shipping. It will take about a week of being settled in a place without major temperature changes before it settles and starts working properly.

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14. Kids Weather Chart

Kids Weather Chart

Who says weather gadgets are only for adults? Help teach your kids about the weather with this Kids Weather Chart.

A wheel at the top of the maple board includes wonderful weather watercolor paintings, while a dial points to the temperature in either Fahrenheit or Celsius, plus words like “cold,” “cool,” “warm,” or “hot” to help your kids start to understand the relationship between the temperature in degrees and how it feels.

This weather chart can be hung on a wall or propped up with a stand (sold separately) and makes a wonderful companion piece to the Wooden Perpetual Calendars by the same seller (From Jennifer).

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15. Prime Wire & Cable Roof & Gutter De-icing Kit

Anybody who has ever had to shovel snow knows just how heavy it can be.

Add in fluctuating temperatures and the ice it creates can cause a world of problems.

Especially when it comes to your roof and gutters, but you don’t have to just sit back and let damage occur.

For those that keep a close eye on the weather in winter, the Prime Wire & Cable Roof & Gutter De-icing Kit will keep you well equipped and won’t let the weather outside impact your home.

Melt snow from your roof before the weight starts to cause problems, and prevent damaging ice dams from forming on your roof or in your gutters.

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16. SensorPush Humidity & Temperature Smart Sensor With Alerts

The humidity in your home can significantly impact your health and belongings. Homes that are too humid are more likely to have problems with mites and fungi, while viruses thrive in dry air.

Keep track of the temperature and humidity in various places in your home with the SensorPush Smart Sensors.

Small enough to fit just about anywhere (including a guitar case), you can track an unlimited number of sensors with your phone, and an unlimited number of phones can get alerts from the sensors.

Each sensor has a 325-foot line of sight, but it can also be paired with a SensorPush G1 WiFi Gateway (sold separately) for data and alerts via the internet if you want to get alerts even when you aren’t home.

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17. Kestrel 3000 Pocket Wind Meter

Whether you use it for mountaineering, hunting, livestock monitoring, storm chasing, or something else, if you need a handheld weather and heat index meter that can take a beating, you’ll appreciate the Kestrel 3000 Pocket Wind Meter.

It’s waterproof, it floats, and it’s drop-tested to military standards, so you know it will keep up with any demand. With the included neck lanyard and slip-on protective cover, this device is easy to take anywhere.

The Kestrel 3000 accurately measures:

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The Top 6 Weather Gadgets We’re Geeking Out Over

AcuRite Atlas 01007M Weather Station

The all-in-one weather station for your home.

Buy on Amazon

Netatmo Indoor & Outdoor Weather Station

Easily track indoor & outdoor weather conditions.

Buy on Amazon

Pikasola 400W 12V Wind Turbine Generator

Use the weather to generate your own power!

Buy on Amazon

Netatmo Rain Gauge Weather Station

The super smart way to save on water bills.

Buy on Amazon

Kids Weather Chart

Kids Weather Chart

Makes learning about the weather fun!

Buy on Etsy

Kestrel 3000 Pocket Wind Meter

Weather info in a rugged handheld device.

Buy on Amazon

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Hey! I'm Nathan Jude, also known as the HPGE (Human Powered Gadget Engine) and I freaking love all things gadgets. I started 6gadgets.com to share my passion and geek out with other like minded 'tech heads'! If I'm not searching the globe for new gizmos, you'll find me on the golf course or spending time with my beautiful family.

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