Top Wireless Indoor Outdoor Thermometers for Your Home in 2021

By William Chutney

October 18, 2018


Last updated: February 4, 2021

For many people, knowing the weather is an important part of being able to plan in advance. However, it can be tricky to find an indoor outdoor thermometer that is reliable. These thermometers often leave people feeling disappointed, or worse still, find that they break or give inaccurate readings.

There are many devices available that will suit your needs, so we decided to put together a list of the best thermometers available. We have taken care to choose the devices that have the perfect combination of functions, features and price.

Our top choice is not a conventional indoor outdoor thermometer. This device is a complete weather station and has some brilliant plus points including fully customizable elements and more features than you could ever dream of needing. Our number one choice indoor outdoor thermometer does a lot more than just measure the lowest and highest temperatures and humidity.

How we rank the best indoor outdoor thermometers

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Model

Price

Rank

Check Price

Best Wireless Indoor Outdoor Thermometers

Ambient Weather WS-2902A

 (Editors Choice)

$$$$

5.0

Best Budget Thermometer

AcuRite 02027A1

(#2 Runner up)

$$$

4.2

Best For Monitoring Multiple Locations

Ambient Weather WS-10-X4

(#3 Third Place)

$$$

3.9

$$$

3.6

$$$$

3.2

Top-quality weather stations will prevent you from buying a plain indoor outdoor thermometer again. Below are some reasons why you should think about buying a complete weather station instead of a standard indoor outdoor thermometer.

Here is an article about whether you need an indoor outdoor thermometer at all.

Best 5 Wireless Indoor Outdoor Thermometers Individual Reviews Below recommended by Temperature Sensei

By looking at customer opinions and completing extensive research and testing, we have compiled a list of the top 5 wireless indoor outdoor thermometers. Our favorite was the Ambient Weather WS-2902 due to its value for money. If this is out of your price range, or has more functions than you need, don’t despair, there are plenty of other thermometers to suit your needs. Take a look at the top 5 indoor outdoor thermometers below:

  • Ambient Weather
  • AcuRite
  • Ambient Weather WS-10-X4
  • La Crosse C85845
  • La Crosse V10-Wth-Int

Ambient Weather WS-2902 Osprey Wi-Fi 10-in-1 (Best Overall)

The Ambient Weather WS-2907 came out as the favorite for many reasons including its price and capabilities. The wireless outdoor sensor is powered by a solar panel (there is also a battery compartment that is used as a backup just in case the solar panel stops working). This brilliant system works 24/7 to give you the most accurate measurements.

Every 16 seconds the wireless outdoor sensor sends information to your indoor display. Your indoor display can be placed anywhere indoors as long as it is within a maximum of 330ft of your wireless outdoor device, or 100ft if there are lots of walls in the way. The indoor display is powered by a wall adapter.

The Ambient Weather WS-2902 has a lot of basic features that you would expect, including:

  • Measures barometric pressure
  • Measures the indoor and outdoor humidity and temperature
  • Forecast
  • High and low temperature readings
  • Date and time on the main display

In addition to the features above, it also has some more advanced features which makes it even more versatile. These include:

  • Rainfall measurement
  • Wind direction and speed
  • UV and solar radiation
  • Heat Index
  • Dew Point
  • Alerts for all parameters
  • High and low readings
  • Smart Home integration
  • Remote reporting and monitoring

This weather system provides the full experience. It offers an amazing level of functionality which compared to its relatively low price, makes it value for money. This is why this is our number one indoor outdoor thermometer for 2018.

Some of the interesting features of this device have been explained in more detail below:

Accuracy – The Ambient Weather products are well-known for the accuracy they provide their customers. This latest weather system (the WS-2902) is no exception to the rule. This is currently the most accurate device on the market. It has an outdoor temperature range of between -40ﹾF and 149ﹾF. The indoor temperature range is between 14ﹾF and 140ﹾF. The temperature accuracy is + or - 2ﹾF which is very small compared to lots of other devices. It offers an indoor and outdoor humidity range of between 10 and 99% and has a humidity accuracy of + or – 5%. This weather station will always give you an accurate report which is always available right at your fingertips.

Smart-Home Integration – This weather system can connect to your smart home software such as Amazon Alexa. This will then enable you to ask your home system for an accurate, up to date report on the weather. This product gets even better; once you have discovered the weather report you can then control other external smart-home devices such as blinds, sprinklers, switches and lights.

Wi-Fi connected for reporting and monitoring remotely – The Wi-Fi enables your device to connect to the Ambient Weather Network or to Weather Underground. These sites use details from lots of thermometers to build up a full-picture of the conditions in your local area. It enables you to look at the historical data and create alerts, all of which can be done from your phone, tablet or computer.

Pros:

  • Accurate sensors
  • Smart Home integration
  • Includes wind and rainfall measurements
  • Internet connectivity
  • Top value for money product
  • User friendly console

Cons

  • Not as cheap as an indoor outdoor thermometer
  • Setup time required

Videos - the best indoor outdoor thermometers

We went out and found the most relevant videos we could - give us some feedback if you can about the quality.

Video - Ambient Weather WS-2902

Video - AcuRite 02027A1

Video - Ambient Weather WS-10-X4

Video - La Crosse C85845

Video - La Crosse Technology V10-Wth-Int

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William Chutney

About the author

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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