If you have a smartphone, do you need a weather station?

Why not have both? Wireless weather stations were a big seller in the 2000s, before the era of the smartphone. There was a time that weather stations were the province of the hard-core hobbyist but products like those from Lacrosse Technology brought them into the hands of average people. All of a sudden, regular folks could find out temperature, humidity, even wind speed easily with simple-to-configure, inexpensive weather stations.

Then came the iPhone.

Now, not only can you find out the weather in your city, you can find out the weather in any city. It’s too easy. But is that really enough? Often times, weather stations can be in another part of town where it is hotter, colder or even windier. If you’re a real information fanatic, or if you depend on precise information to keep your plants or garden happy, you’ll want real information about what’s going on at YOUR House.

Check out our line of weather stations. Some of them work just like the weather stations of yore… and some of them take it it the extreme, with iPhone app compatibility, probes for your hot tub or pool, and an array of equipment that any professional weather reporter would envy.

Because, really, when you want to know the weather, you want to know the weather where YOU are, not just where someone else’s monitoring station is.

About the Author

Stuart Sweet
Stuart Sweet is the editor-in-chief of The Solid Signal Blog and a "master plumber" at Signal Group, LLC. He is the author of over 7,000 articles and longform tutorials including many posted here. Reach him by clicking on "Contact the Editor" at the bottom of this page.