Discussing Top Weather Station Mounting Ideas
So the first big decision has been made, You purchased a personal weather station. Now you need to choose from various top weather station mounting ideas.
The top choices for weather station mounting are as follows.
- You may mount on a roof
- You may mount on the side of an overhang (an eaves) on your house
- Mounting on top of a fence pole is an idea
- A popular choice is a pole mount
- Another great choice being mounting the climate unit on a tripod mount set up in your yard
- A chimney mount could be done as well.
Here's a Look at What You May Be Missing
Top Weather Station Mounting Ideas In Pictures
Here is a collection of the types of weather station mounting ideas from proud weather station owners. In observing these photos you will notice the many different types of locations where people locate their personal weather stations.
Using a Top Weather Station Mounting Idea
In examining these ideas you can see that you will need to think through in your approach to successfully locating and mounting your remote sensors. If you do this well, you will have many years of climate information being collected properly and accurately.
You will win if you pick the proper type of mount. As I said earlier the proper mounting will make your climate information gathering a joyful delight to you. You will be extracting the best experience from the equipment you have purchased.
So in looking at the mounting ideas, if you decide on the pole mounts you will need to key in on a couple of very important points.
Find out how big the attachment area on your weather station is. If it will fit up to let’s say for example a description on a weather station may read as such, “The sensor array mounts to any pole between 1 and 2” diameter. The adaptive mounting bracket and U-Bolt design can be tightened to your mounting pole (not included).”
So as you can see the stations don’t usually come with a mount set up, a pole or any mount tripod, or whatever and however you decide to fasten the equipment to it’s chosen location.
You can take a look of some of the best offered on the market to use for the mounting process.
If you choose to mount on your chimney We recommend this chimney mount from Ambient Weather. A note to the buyer, please be aware that the anemometer pictured does not come with the mount assembly kit.
It supplies you with a 1 1/4” inch pole for mounting the sensor unit onto. It is available in 35” sections. So your mount can be 35 or approximately 70” or approximately 105 “ as a height, depending on what height you need.
The Ambient Weather EZ-29-24 Chimney Mounting Kit
It is constructed of rust proof 10-steel tubing, galvanized using the Flo-Coat (zinc-chromate polymer) for excellent corrosion proof protection. It also
provides straps for mounting around the chimney.
The Ambient Weather EZ-48 Weather Station Tripod and Mast Assembly
Provides a 1 1/4inch pole to mount on. It is a Tripod mount which can ce used on a flat roof, or an area of yard or a field, etc.
It is also available with a 1 inch pole for mounting.
This assembly is constructed of 18 gauge 1008-10 steel tubing, galvanized using the Flo-Coat (zinc-chromate-polymer) process for excellent corrosion protection
The tripod base is 33-Inch (85.8 cm)
Installed Tripod Height: It is supplied with one mast for an assembly height of 53″-Inch (150.8 cm). Add 35″ mast extensions to increase the height 31-Inch per extension
These are two accessory that may need to be added to your Ambient Tripod purchase. One is a set of three stakes to fasten the tripod into the ground at the location of your set up for the weather station.
The second accessory item is a set of three, pads that are designed for you to fasten down on your roof the ambient tripod mount you are buying.