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What is the difference between absolute and relative pressure?

Absolute pressure is the measured atmospheric pressure. Absolute pressure is not corrected to sea-level conditions. To compare pressure conditions from one location to another, meteorologists correct pressure to sea-level conditions (referred to as relative pressure, or pressure relative to sea-level). Because the air pressure decreases as…


How to Refresh Your Browsers Cache Clearing Cache Memory To ensure you see the latest version of a site you need to clear the cache memory. This is done by doing a force refresh by pressing both control and F5 buttons simultaneously on your keyboard…

WeatherBridge stopped updating AmbientWeather.net, March 30, 2020

We use Cloudflare for our SSL, and the minimum security they now offer is TLS 1. We’ve requested the WeatherBridge author upgrade the SSL minimum requirements to TLS 1 to prevent any future security vulnerabilities. Please upgrade to Meteobridge 4.1 to resolve this issue. The…

Wind Speed or Wind Gust Appears to Read Low.

This is a very common complaint with weather station owners, regardless of model numbers or manufacturers (from the low cost $100 weather station to $1000+ weather stations). Many of the units returned to us meet their accuracy requirements based on a constant speed fan test….

No Longer Updating AmbientWeather.net beginning September 5, 2018

On September 5, 2018, AmbientWeather.net moved the website to a different hosting service. This may cause updates to cease if the DNS is cached on your device, network (router) or the Internet. One symptom is the dashboard stops updating, but the graphs continue to update….

Wind Direction is Wrong.

If the wind direction is incorrect, it is likely a calibration issue. You must calibrate your wind vane to true north using markers on the wind vane. This procedure is described in your product User Manual. Some other common mistakes. Wind direction appears 180 degrees…

What is the Solar Radiation Sensor For?

A solar radiation sensor measures solar energy from the sun. Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun from a nuclear fusion reaction that creates electromagnetic energy. The spectrum of solar radiation is close to that of a black body with a temperature of…

Weather Station Grounding.

Because lightning is so unpredictable, we cannot make important decisions about your individual installation. If you are installing the weather station on your roof or structure, consult a licensed electrician that specializes in lightning for advice. Because weather stations are not hardened against EMP damage…

How do I read indoor conditions on Weather Underground?

Weather Underground only provides indoor data in their iPad application Wunderstation. However, AmbientWeather.net fully supports indoor and multiple channel sensors. Here is a complete list of weather stations that work with AmbientWeather.net: https://www.ambientweather.com/ambientnet.html  

Status LED is Blinking Rapidly.

If the Status/Reset light is flashing rapidly, it has not made a connection to the Internet. Make sure the WeatherBridge is plugged into your router and the router is connected to the Internet. If the problem persists, perform a factory reset: To restore the WeatherBridge…

How do I find my WeatherBridge on my Network?

To find your WeatherBridge on your local area network: Make sure the status/reset LED is solid and not blinking rapidly. This means it has made a connection to the Internet. With a web browser on the same network, go to: http://magicip.meteobridge.com/ Click on the IP…

How can I set up my Davis Instruments Console to rebroadcast to the WeatherBridgePro?

If you are not receiving the signal from the outdoor sensor suite, or the signal is weak, you can program the console to retransmit the data. The console acts as a repeater. Reference your Console User Manual: 6250: https://www.davisnet.com/product_documents/weather/manuals/07395-261_IM_06351.pdf 6152 Series: https://www.davisnet.com/product_documents/weather/manuals/07395-234_IM_06312.pdf Search for the term “retransmit”.

Reduced range for AirBridge and Davis Weather Stations.

You can configure the Davis Weather Station console to retransmit. Reference your weather station console manual and search for Restransmit in the Setup Mode. The AirBridge can then receive the data directly from the console instead of the Integrated Sensor Suite (ISS).

Rain Totals do not match, console, WeatherBridge and Internet.

Make sure the date, time and time zone match on the WeatherBridge and display console. If there are different, then the rain increments will be different. To set the Time Zone and Annual Rain starting month (default is January), click on the System tab. 3….