Build a weather station with a web dashboard – HackSpace Magazine Issue 57 @HackSpaceMag @Raspberry_Pi
While it’s possible to build a DIY Raspberry Pi weather station from separate components and sensors, Pimoroni’s Weather HAT makes the process far simpler and easier. As well as on-board BME280 (temperature, pressure, humidity) and LTR‑559 (light) sensors, the HAT features a Nuvoton microcontroller with a 12-bit ADC to read analogue signals reliably from external weather sensors connected via standard RJ11 ports. It even has a mini color LCD screen to display readings.
Programming is via Python code.
While there are numerous options for logging and charting your data locally or online,
the easiest way is to use the Adafruit IO code example to set up a web dashboard that you can view from any device.
Check out the project in HackSpace Magazine Issue 58 pp. 68-71 and find the code on GitHub.
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