The Top 5 Wi-Fi Thermometers and Wireless Remote Temperature Monitors 2019

By William Chutney

September 27, 2018

Remote temperature monitors find usage in a variety of different scenarios. Whenever there is a need to monitor the temperature of a particular area or space, a compact wireless monitor allows you to do so with ease.

These devices are increasingly being designed to link up with smartphone apps, making the visualization and monitoring of data as straightforward as possible.

​Many apps even allow you to adjust the behavior of smart devices in your home based on temperature readings, allowing you to quickly react to any temperatures that are too high or low.

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  • ​Temp Stick
  • ​SensorPush
  • Ambient Weather
  • ​MarCELL 500
  • Elitech RCW-800

Temp Stick Wi-Fi Temperature & Humidity Sensor (#1 - Best)

Dimensions: 3.5 x 1.5 x 1.25 inches

Weight: 3.4 ounces

Power Source: 2 AA Batteries

Battery Life: 6-12 months

Connection: WiFi

Temperature Range: -40°F to 125°F

Temperature Accuracy: ±0.4°C (max)

Relative Humidity Range: 0 to 100%

Relative Humidity Accuracy: ±4% RH (max)

​This temperature monitor from Temp Stick is one of the best all-round devices out there. No matter what you need to monitor, whether it’s a greenhouse, a music room, a walk-in freezer, or any other area in your home or place of business, the Temp Stick will give you excellent performance at a reasonable rate. This compact device is powered by a pair of AA batteries, which gives it enough juice for 6-12 months of usage, depending on how often you configure the sensor.

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Using a Wi-Fi connection, as opposed to Bluetooth, this makes the Temp Stick more reliable than the average temperature monitor. The use of Wi-Fi also makes it possible to connect to the device and monitor temperatures remotely, whereas a Bluetooth connection requires relatively close proximity to the device itself. With the Temp Stick, setup is as simple and straightforward as it could possibly be, and once it’s set up, the device is exceptionally simple to use. You can even set up a mobile hotspot with the device, which is perfect if you need to use it while on the road.

Easy Setup

The Temp Stick Wi-Fi thermometer is advertised as being easy to set up in just three minutes, a metric that it more than lives up to. It usually takes even less time than this to get going with the Temp Stick. The device comes factory calibrated, but users have the option of making adjustments to the calibration as they see fit. This is a useful feature if you have other devices in your home and you want to synchronize them.

Intuitive App

Any wireless temperature monitor that you use is only going to be as useful as the app that allows you to view and monitor the data. If the app is awkward to use, or the visualizations unclear, it isn’t going to be of much use to you. Whether you are an iOS or Android user, the accompanying app is simple and straightforward. It also allows you to access the entire history of archived data from the device. However, even if you don’t own a smartphone, you can use a laptop or computer to access a web-based interface for your device.


Battery Level and Connection Loss Alerts

One of the most useful features of the Temp Stick is the ability to set up automatic alerts whenever the battery level dips below a certain level, or the device loses Wi-Fi connection. This is an often-overlooked feature that other remote temperature monitors lack; it is an essential feature for the most important applications, those where temperature fluctuations need to be responded to as quickly as possible. The Temp Stick takes readings as every five minutes, although you have the option of setting a longer interval if you wish. If the Temp Stick misses a reading, because of power or connectivity issues, an alert is automatically sent. The Temp Stick will continue to monitor and log temperature, making up to 100 entries, until it can connect and upload the data again.

Adjusting Recording Intervals

The ability to adjust recording intervals is great for extending the battery life of the Temp Stick. It provides options to record the temperature at 5, 10, 15, 30, or 60-minute intervals. Unfortunately, this means that true real-time temperature monitoring is impossible with this device, however, the five-minute interval time should suffice for most people’s usage. One thing to note is that the first two readings the device takes will be one hour apart; after the second initial reading has been taken, the device will begin recording according to your preferred time interval.


With any remote temperature monitor, you want to be sure that the readings being taken are as accurate as possible. Fortunately, with the Temp Stick you don’t have to worry about this side of things. The Temp Stick is designed to operate in commercial freezer environments, where accuracy and reliability are of paramount importance. As a result, it is one of the most reliable and robust devices straight out of the box. The Temp Stick also has a comfortingly wide operating temperature range, performing without any issues at temperatures between -40 F up to 125 F. It can also handle any level of humidity (0 – 100%).

No Subscription Fees

This is a crucial selling point for many people. Remote temperature monitors used to require some form of monthly subscription, something which pushed them over the boundaries of affordability for many users. With the Temp Stick, there are no hidden costs or fees for you to worry about; once you have paid for the device, that’s all the money you need to spend. You might pay more upfront for the Temp Stick compared to other remote temperature sensors, but you definitely get what you pay for.

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Welcome to 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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