Weather Gift Ideas Intro
It’s that time of year again. The season for giving. You have a special person in your life who just happens to talk about the weather a lot.
Well, maybe not a lot, but like ALL THE TIME!!
Yes, it’s all right to admit that they drive you nuts with all of the talks that has to do with the weather. You really don’t care about the weather that much yourself.
In fact, you find it boring, even uninteresting. That kind of sounds rude to you? Well yes some, but I guess we can charge you guilty of being a Human.
Many, in fact probably all of us have people we like a lot or love a lot, they mean a lot to us.
Well, It just so happens that they really like the weather. But you don’t get it at all. So we are here to help save you.
The Weather Language
So in the interest of saving you, I will give you some terms that are used, and if they use these in sentences then you have a weather geek.
Hearing these terms will tip you off.
- The fronts are colliding today. You can expect some heavy rain and wind
- The barometer is rising
- It looks like a freeze alert is on for tonight
- That sky at sunset looked awesome with the mares tails clouds and all
- The front has stalled
- My anemometer wasn’t accurate last night.
- The record high for this date was 1927. It was 95 degrees that day
- A CF4 tornado hit Dot Town last night
- Those isotherms look too close for comfort
- The wind chill will cause anxiety among the natives
Or how about these terms being spoken in a normal conversation with this person?
- Air Quality Alert
- All-Time record
- Astronomical Twilight
- Aurora Borealis
- The Celestial Equator
- Celsius Temperature Scale
- Civil Twilight
- Dust devil
- Dynamic Pressure
ETC, ETC, ETC, so you get the point. So you aren’t on their wavelength but you want to get them a special gift for the holidays.
So come along with me I have some great ideas for you to look at.
Gift Ideas for the Weather Man in Your Life
Since I am one, a man that is, I know what I like and would love to have someone give me as a gift that is related to my love of weather.
With that in mind here are a few ideas you can look at. My suggestions to you. Ideas for the man weather geek in your life.
You can wear your weather geekiness on your sleeve so to speak. If you are a man who enjoys weather announce it to the world with this stylish t-shirt.
If you are a younger fan of weather and weather forecasting, this weather symbols t-shirt I have found makes a great gift for the teenage weather geek that you know.
For The Meteorologist That You Know
If you know a meteorologist or have an aspiring weatherman you know, here are a couple of gift ideas for them.
You can always use a weather-oriented coffee mug. The other thing is most people drink tea or coffee so how about a special mug for their favorite beverage.
Available in 11-ounce or 15-ounce
11-ounce: 3.8” h x 3.2” diameter
15-ounce: 4.5” high x 3.4” diameter
- You can add WiFi Gateway (sold separately) for data and alerts via the Internet
- Powerful range: For use all around the house. You can get up to 325′ in ideal conditions (no obstructions)
- Beautifully designed apps for Apple iOS and Android make monitoring easy
- This is made very accurate by Swiss-made sensing component which provides for you reliable, accurate measurements
- Easy to use and dependable. Just set it up then relax as it pushes readings to devices via Bluetooth 4.0 and alerts you if there’s a problem
More sensors can be added so that you can monitor conditions both indoors and outdoor for temperature changes and humidity changes.
You may want to monitor particular areas of your home, inside your home. As the weather outside changes so will the condition inside your home.
Monitoring sensors placed in basements, attics kitchens, bedrooms, laundry rooms as example will alert you to changes that will affect the air that you breathe to the energy you are using with furnaces and appliances.
Be comfortable, stay comfortable with this great gift idea.
Weather Instrument Gifts To Make Your Life More Fun
Gift Selection Number 1 of Weather-Related Gifts
AcuRite 00795A2 Galileo Thermometer with Glass Globe Barometer
This is a simple yet very effective way to have temperature readings and get that all-important barometric pressure reading. Keep an eye on this attractive addition to your weather tools.
I bet it will make a great conversation piece for your study or family room at home.
- This is a Cylindrical thermometer and barometer set; inspired by Galileo’s instruments
- Interprets temp and weather based on principles of buoyancy and air pressure
- Colorful, liquid-filled spheres descend and ascend with atmospheric changes
- The barometer features the world globe etched in the glass
- Mounted on a wood base; approximately 8 inches long and 8 inches high
Gift Selection Number 2 of Weather-Related Gifts
Our next featured gift idea is the Oregon Scientific WR601 Portable Weather Radio.
With our constantly changing from day to day weather, you never know what kind of weather emergency today or tomorrow may bring your way.
If you live in Tornado Alley or if you live in the western USA western states area, you must be aware of any weather changes that may bring up severe weather conditions.
Or how about the east coast of the United States with the recent Hurricanes Irma, and Maria and the damage they caused. I bet you could use a weather alert radio if you live in these areas as well.
A weather alert radio is small, and powerful tool to have in your personal arsenal of weather tools. Let’s take a look.
Oregon Scientific WR601 Portable Weather Radio
This radio receives all National Oceanic & Atmospheric Association (NOAA) reports.
These reports provide us with all available emergency advisories on tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, floods, evacuations, and civil danger warnings.
With this weather alert radio from Oregon Scientific, you may select the following types of weather-related broadcasts.
Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) broadcasts in up to 6 different counties in coverage
It has an attention-getting 100-decibel audio alarm with a visual alert signal 3 levels of NOAA messages: Statement, Watch, Warning Non Volatile.
It comes with Memory backup and also has a dual alarm with a snooze function.
It comes with an included convenient stand (to hold the unit) and an AC Adapter for your necessary recharging of the unit.
If you have a special person in your life who just has to have new toys to use. They get special enjoyment out of owning the newest and the latest, in this case, the newest and best new weather handheld meter, this needs to be looked at as the perfect gift for the weather instrument, automation lover you know.
Gift Selection Number 3 of Weather Related Gifts
The Kestrel 1000 uses a sensitive user-replaceable impeller to measure the wind.
The clear and durable LCD screen can be changed at any time to display wind data that suits a variety of applications.
It is used in the following industries as a suitable application to obtain needed readings in the following fields:
construction, HVAC, industrial hygiene, sailing, boating, windsurfing, kiteboarding, hang gliding, para-sports, ballooning, aviation, and other similar areas of life.
The readings can be had for the following concerning the wind
Beaufort Wind Scale
Miles Per Hour
Kilometers Per Hour
Feet Per Minute
This unit is an accurate, rugged handheld wind /airflow meter with a large, replaceable impeller.
It measures and displays maximum, current, and average wind speed in m/s, ft/min, km/h, mph, kt, B on a large, clear LCD for the user.
It is waterproof (IP-67) and floats.
It has been designed and drop-tested to military standards (MIL-STD-810G).
When you purchase it includes a slip-on protective cover, a neck lanyard.
It is battery-powered, and it uses a CR2032 coin cell battery.
It comes with a 5-year warranty as well.
Gifts for the LaCrosse Weather Fan
Gift Selection Number 1 of LaCrosse Weather-Related Gifts
For the young weather fan in your house, this simple weather comfort station is to be kept in your child’s room. Your favorite young weather fan can keep an eye on their weather every minute of the day.
This station from LaCrosse provides you with the outside temperature the inside temperature and also the
- Digital time
- The indoor temperature in degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius
- Indoor relative humidity (% RH)
- Min / Max records
- Comfort level smiley face icon for humidity levels at 40% to 60% RH
- Display either temperature or humidity in center
- Wall hanging or freestanding
LaCrosse Technologies is a trusted manufacturer of weather stations. This unit has all of the highlights a young person would want in a personal weather station.
This station highlights the following features:
- Indoor and Outdoor temperatures measured in degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius
- Indoor temperature trend indicator
- Indoor and Outdoor Humidity
- Mold Risk display (when the button is pressed)
- Backlight control (high / low / off)
- Signal strength icon for sensor transmission
- 12/24 hour atomic time and date (manual setting)
In reviewing many of these personal weather stations from other posts on our site, the areas that will be enjoyed the most will be the outdoor/indoor temperature readings, and the outdoor/indoor humidity readings.
Also, many people really enjoy the colored screen and the backlight which adds to the ease of viewing at night time.
Gift Selection Number 2 of LaCrosse Weather-Related Gifts
La Crosse TechnologyLa Crosse Technology 302-604R-TBP Red Indoor Digital Thermometer and Hygrometer Station
La Crosse Technology 302-604R-TBP Red Indoor Digital Thermometer and Hygrometer Station
For the young weather fan in your house, this simple weather comfort station is to be kept in your child’s room.
Your favorite young weather fan can keep an eye on their weather every minute of the day.
This station from LaCrosse provides you with the outside temperature the inside temperature and also the
The indoor temperature in degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius
Indoor relative humidity (% RH)
Min / Max records
Comfort level smiley face icon for humidity levels at 40% to 60% RH
Display either temperature or humidity in center
Wall hanging or freestanding
Good luck with your gift-giving for 2017. We hope we were able to guide you with some weather-related gift ideas for all types of people you may know.
George is a big fan of the weather. He has enjoyed for years observing all types of weather in several places he has lived. He shares his love by doing reviews of personal weather stations and discussing several key elements that are related to using weather stations.