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How Can I Compare your different Weather Station Model Features and Specifications?

The following is a comparison of specifications and features for the Ambient Weather station brands. We offer four different brands: Falcon Series: WS-8478A  Observer Series: WS-1002-WiFi WS-1201-IP WS-1401-IP Osprey Series: WS-2902A WS-1900 WS-1550-IP Osprey Series: WS-2000  ColorView Series: WS-12 WS-50 Each brand shares the same…

How do I calibrate Barometric Pressure?

To compare pressure conditions from one location to another, meteorologists correct pressure to sea-level conditions. Because the air pressure decreases as you rise in altitude, the sea-level corrected pressure (the pressure your location would be at if located at sea-level) is generally higher than your…

My rain gauge appears to be under reporting.

If the display is showing rain rate, change to daily rain to track the rain accumulation better. Make certain the rain gauge is level. If not perfectly level, the tipping mechanism will not work properly and under report rain. Make certain there are no obstructions…

Forecast Cloud icon flashing, Osprey Series.

If the forecast cloudy icon is flashing rain, this means there was a rapid drop in barometric pressure, indicating a storm is in the forecast 24-48 hours in advance. When the pressure rises again or stabilizes, the forecast icon will stop flashing. In general, if…

Wind Speed reads low, Osprey Series.

The gust is the maximum wind speed in the 16 second update period (sampled once per second), whereas the wind speed is the 16 sample average. It is difficult to “perceive” an average wind speed. We recommend you switch the display console to gust. It…

I would like to purchase a second or additional console for the WS-2902. Is this possible?

Yes, you can purchase as many consoles as you like. Two purchase a second console, visit: https://www.ambientweather.com/amws2902aconsole.html If your second console does not require connection to the Internet, and is for display purposes only, you can save by ordering the WS-1900 console: https://www.ambientweather.com/amws1900console.html The new WS-2000-C…

Sensor array loses signal at night, Osprey Series

1 . Replace the batteries.We recommend Energizer Lithium Ultimate batteries like the following: https://www.amazon.com/Energizer-Ultimate-Lithium-Batteries-Each/dp/B00003IEME Lithium batteries have a wide temperature operating range. They operate between -40 degF and 140 degF. Alkaline batteries only operate to about +10 degF. Rechargeable batteries often have a limited life…

Resetting Minimum and Maximum (Min and Max), Osprey Series.

The WS-1900 and WS-2902 can be reset manually or automatically at midnight (daily reset). To reset the minimum and maximum daily, enter the SET mode (press and hold the SET button for 2 seconds) and then press the SET button again to display the clear…

Weather Station Console is Showing the Wrong Day of the Week.

If the weather station is showing the wrong day of the week: Make sure the year is correct. Make sure the month-day format is MM-DD and DD-MM (day/month vs month/day). Make sure the time zone is set correctly if the console time is radio controlled…

Can the Weather Station Measure Snow?

Most weather stations use self-emptying rain gauges, which do not count snow and will not operate when frozen. It requires the snow melt before the precipitation is “counted”.

Humidity reads 99% all of the time, Osprey Series.

If the hygrometer or humidity sensor reads 99% all of the time, it is possible the sensor array requires fresh batteries or needs resetting. Cover the solar collector to shut of the solar energy source. Cover remove the batteries. Press the reset button for a…

The Outdoor Temperature is Stuck and Never Changes, Osprey Series.

If only the temperature is stuck or does not change, and all of the other sensors are updating, it is possible the sensor array requires fresh batteries or needs resetting. Cover the solar collector to shut of the solar energy source. Cover remove the batteries….

UV (ultraviolet) Radiation Definition.

An ultraviolet sensor (UV sensor) is a device that measures UV light from the Sun. The UV index is an international standard measurement of how strong the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is at a particular place on a particular day. It is a scale primarily…

How do I Reset the Total Rain?

Press the RAIN button to switch between Rain Rate (in/hr), Rain Event, Rain Day, Rain Week, Rain Month, and Rain Total. Resetting the weekly rain also resets the daily rain. Resetting the monthly rain also resets the daily and weekly rain. Resetting the total rain…