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The top weather stations for at-home forecasts

Tuesday, July 12th 2022, 9:00 am - Get a personalized, up-to-date forecast from your own backyard with this list of our top picks for at-home weather stations.

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Owning a weather station provides real-time data from outside your house, which helps you stay safe if the weather changes and also guides you to get more enjoyment from outdoor activities. While we always say the best way to keep track of active weather in your area is to download The Weather Network app, if you want an exact-location check in your own yard, here are our top recommended weather stations based on customer reviews.

TOP PICK OVERALL

La Crosse Technology Wireless Forecast Station

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Rated 4.4 out of 5 based on more than 16,200 Amazon.ca reviews

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If you’re looking for a reliable weather station with all of the required features that’s easy to read and install, look no further. This well-reviewed option from reputable brand La Crosse includes one weather-resistant sensor that offers a 100-metre transmission range, a dynamic display screen with intelligent forecasting technology, and a simple setup process through access buttons on the top of the unit.

Pros from online customer reviews:

  • Easy-to-read colour display with adjustable brightness
  • Large screen
  • Excellent quality

TOP PICK: AMAZON #1 BEST SELLER

Wireless Weather Station, Indoor Outdoor Thermometer

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Rated 4.1 out of 5 based on more than 600 Amazon.ca reviews

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You might prefer this option ranked as a current best seller on Amazon because its colour-blocked background allows it to be read from a distance. This weather station comes with one wireless outdoor sensor that will provide you with details on things like temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure. It also includes a clock with an alarm function so you can wake up and immediately read the screen for all the daily weather details!

Pros from online customer reviews:

  • Well-lit, making it readable from across the room
  • Good value for money
  • Easy to set up

Like what you see? Check out our Shop the Weather articles for more must-have product recommendations.


TOP PICK: BUDGET-FRIENDLY

Newentor Weather Station Wireless Indoor Outdoor with Multiple Sensors

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Rated 4.2 out of 5 based on more than 1,600 Amazon.ca reviews

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We’re recommending this weather station by Newentor as the best to buy on a budget because of its exceptional price point, positive customer reviews regarding quality and usability, and the fact that it comes with three remote sensors. Each sensor can be placed approximately 60 metres away to monitor the temperature and humidity. You can creatively label the individual readings from the multiple sensors, which adds a personal element so you never make mistakes with reviewing your data.

Pros from online customer reviews:

  • Works well for the price
  • Large numbers make it easy to read
  • Easy to set up and sync

TOP PICK: SOLAR POWERED

Logia 7-in-1 WiFi Weather Station with Solar

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Rated 4.3 out of 5 based on nearly 800 Amazon.ca reviews

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This is the station for weather enthusiasts that want it all! The sensor can be positioned on a pole or railing up to 150 metres away to provide plenty of data from your backyard including temperature, humidity, solar and UV intensity, wind speed and direction, barometric pressure, rainfall and rain rate, sunrise and sunset times, moon phases, and indoor temperature and humidity. There’s not much this option doesn’t do, in fact, it can run for up to two and a half years with the integrated solar panel and AA batteries (not included). The sleek design and features of this weather station are definitely reflected in the price.

Pros from online customer reviews:

  • Excellent customer service at Logia
  • Easy to read with a bright display screen
  • Set up and working within an hour

TOP PICK: VERTICAL DESIGN

AcuRite Vertical Wireless Colour Weather Station

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Rated 4.4 out of 5 based on nearly 1,700 Amazon.ca reviews

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We chose this weather station with décor in mind; perhaps a vertical configuration of the display screen suits some spaces better. This forecaster uses patented Self-Calibrating Technology to provide you with a personalized reading for the next 12 to 24 hours through the one wireless sensor that’s included. There’s also a convenient button to set alerts so you can be notified when conditions are outside of your preferred ranges.

Pros from online customer reviews:

  • Large numbers make it easy to read
  • Accuracy
  • Easy to set up

Like what you see? Check out our Shop the Weather articles for more must-have product recommendations.


Our trusted Product Specialists recommend high-quality items that we think will enhance your experience with Canadian weather conditions. Prices and availability of items are accurate at the time of publication and are subject to change.

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