Best Hygrometer 2020 | Top Reviewed Hygrometers

By William Chutney

May 9, 2019


A hygrometer, or humidity meter, can be handy around the house. It is great for controlling the humidity of your dry box – and keeping your camera gear safe – or managing the climate inside your greenhouse. Choosing one, however, can be tricky, which is why we researched the best options on the market for you.

How we rank the best hygrometers

  • 1.Temp Stick
  • 2.SensorPush
  • 3.Ambient Weather
  • 4.Cigar Oasis
  • 5.AcuRite

AcuRite 01083 Pro Accuracy Indoor Temperature and Humidity Monitor

Another great budget option to consider is the AcuRite 01083 Pro Accuracy Indoor Temperature and Humidity Monitor. This is the option to consider if you are looking for a basic humidity monitor and nothing more. Accuracy is never an issue with the AcuRite 01083, plus you get some interesting features to complete the set.

For starters, a clear display is used to show readings. The AcuRite 01083 comes with a color-coded level indicator for humidity, so you can always tell if it is too dry or too humid. Actually, we think the color-coded level indicator is a nice touch, because it makes the device appear more advanced than it really is.

There is a built-in sensor for measuring temperature and humidity, but AcuRite 01083 does not support the use of remote sensors. It also comes with a mount; you can choose to let it sit on your desk or mount it to the wall using the magnetic backing. Either way, you will end up appreciating the sleek and simple design of the AcuRite.

One small challenge to overcome when using the AcuRite 01083 is calibrating the device before using it for the first time. We prefer if it’s pre-calibrated, but there is a clear guide in the box and calibrating the sensors isn’t as complicated as you think. At its price, spending a few more minutes setting up the AcuRite 01083 is justified.

Videos - The best Hygrometers

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Video - Temp Stick

Video - SensorPush

Video - Ambient Weather

Video - Cigar Oasis

Video - AcuRite

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Welcome to temperaturesensei.com. My name is William and everything you have read has been written by me. I am a retired man who lives in Texas now. I worked for 25 years for a company that made temperature products (I do not want to name them). If you have any questions or comments pop them in the chat below.

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