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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…

REFRESH YOUR CACHE

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…

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 WS-8480  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…

AmbientWeather.com: Definition: Compass Rose vs. Degrees

A compass rose, sometimes called a windrose or Rose of the Winds, is a figure on a compass, map, nautical chart, or monument used to display the orientation of the cardinal directions (north, east, south, and west) and their intermediate points. The compass rose has eight principal winds. Listed clockwise, these are: Compass point Abbr. Heading North N…

Rain Increment Definitions

Your weather station may only display some of the following increments of rain. Please refer to your User Manual for details. Here are how increments of rain are defined: Rain Rate is defined as the rainfall in the last 10 minutes, multiplied by 6  (10 minutes…

AmbientWeather.com: Phone numbers and contact information for third party manufacturers.

The following are phone numbers for manufacturer’s we have represented. COMPANY WEB ADDRESS PHONE # ABBEON WWW.ABBEON.COM 800-922-0977 ACCELL CABLES WWW.ACCELLCABLES.COM 510-438-9288 ACCU-RITE WWW.CHANEYINSTRUMENT.COM 877-221-1252 ACOUSTIC RESEARCH WWW.ARACCESSORIES.COM 800-336-1900 ADVANTAGE ARMS WWW.ADVANTAGEARMS.COM 661-257-2290 ADVENT WWW.ADVENTAUDIO.COM 800-RECOTON AFFINITY PRODUCTS WWW.AFFINITYPRODUCTS.COM 925-288-0490 AGAIN AND AGAIN WWW.NABCORP.COM 800-328-9146…

AmbientWeather.com: Dew Point Calculation.

The dew point is the temperature at which a given parcel of humid air must be cooled, at constant barometric pressure, for water vapor to condense into water. The condensed water is called dew. The dew point is a saturation temperature. The dew point is associated with…

AmbientWeather.com: Ambient Weather Shipping options.

Why does Ambient Weather Ship UPS? Ambient Weather selected UPS because of their shipping rates and service throughout the USA. We have signed an exclusive contract with UPS and these savings are passed on to our customers. The packages are tracked and insured electronically, which…

Ambient Weather Dashboard app

Ambient Weather Dashboard app downloads: Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.ambientweather.dashboard&hl=en_USiphone/ios: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ambient-weather-dashboard/id1426025887

AmbientWeather.com: What does wireless line of sight mean?

Wireless devices transmit a radio frequency (RF) signal, generally in the 400 – 900 MHz range. The manufacturer will rate the maximum transmission distance as line of sight. However, the signal will transmit through walls and other obstructions. The following is a table of reception…

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…

AmbientWeather.com: How do I Calibrate Temperature?

Temperature errors can occur when a sensor is placed too close to a heat source (such as a building structure, the ground or trees). Bring the sensor inside a controlled environment where the temperature is stable, like your house or facility. To calibrate temperature, we…

Do you ship your Weather Stations Internationally?

We do not ship Internationally. We only ship to the USA. However, most of our products are listed on Amazon and some of these products ship internationally. Here is a link to our store on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/stores/Ambient-Weather/node/3016785011 We recommend the following International Dealers. We have…

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 to Connect your weather station sensors and AmbientWeather.net to CWOP

Q: Can I connect my AmbientWeather.net account to report to CWOP? A: YES! There is no cost for this service and the instructions are shown/listed below Steps: Create a CWOP ID: https://help.ambientweather.net/help/how-to-receive-a-cwop-id/ Create an account at http://AmbientWeather.net and add your weather station Create an API…

Reset Network, DNS issue

Please reset your network in the proper order due to a DNS issue: To Perform a Network Reset: Unplug power to modem, router and weather console/ObserverIP (unplug AC adapter and/or remove batteries). Plug power back into the cable Modem and let it sync back up…

Solar Radiation Definition

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 about 5800…

WS-2902A iphone/ipad unable to join AMBWeather-wifi

If you receive error ‘Unable to join “AMBWeather-wifixxxx”: If you receive error ‘Unable to join “AMBWeather-wifixxxx” when trying to set up the WS-2902A console with the awnet app on an ios device (iphone/ipad) please follow the steps below. Uninstall awnet app Restart iphone/ipad Resinstall awnet…

AmbientWeather.com: Warranty Information

Ambient Weather warranties most of our products for one year. To review our warranty, return and exchange policy, please visit: https://www.ambientweather.com/reandex.html There is no need to register your product with Ambient Weather. All that is required for warranty replacement is your order number.