Via Konstantin Dimitrov on Instructables.
Hello, everyone ! Time ago I saw this Weather Station by Aleator777 and I got inspired to make my own weather station. I saw that the Intel Edison is too expensive in my country, so I decided to find something cheaper, and I found that the Adafruit HUZZAH is a lot cheaper. So I ordered one.
When the breakout arrived I started my IoT Weather Station, and now I will show you how to make one like mine and how to stream the data from it to Adafruit IO.
The weather station currently have a DHT11, for measuring air humidity, a TMP102, for measuring air temperature a BMP180, for measuring the pressure and a prototyping PCB to build it. I know I am using too much sensors but that is because I had them, and if you ask I should use DHT22 and BMP180 or just one BME280 which reads – temperature, humidity, pressure and altitude.
It measures the temperature in Celsius(it could be changed to Fahrenheit), the pressure in PSI – Pounds per square Inch and humidity in percentage. The weather station has deep sleep mode that can be controlled, by default is set on 5 minutes.
You can see the readings from my weather station here, they are for my home town – Polski Trambesh. – OFFLINE
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