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Portable Weather Stations

Portable Weather Stations, popular with HazMat teams and environmental researchers alike, offer a rapid-deployment option for short-term on-site weather monitoring. US DHS SAVER report commended for detailed user manual "easy to use and provided clear instructions" and the Weather Display Console "offering many easy-to-use display options."

All portable weather station systems include:

  • Rugged, roller carrying case
  • Battery power system with charger and backup
  • Wireless transceivers (2.4 GHz up to two-mile LOS range)
  • Sensor tripod mast with carrying bag

“The weather station functioned flawlessly with the interface with CAMEO and our new laptops."

Weather Station Models.


Magellan MX Portable Weather Station

Magellan MX

  • Compass / GPS
  • All-in-one sensor with multiple configurations
  • Ultrasonic wind sensor
  • Optical rain sensor
  • Temperature, humidity, and pressure
Orion Nomad Portable Weather Station

Orion Nomad

  • All-in-one sensor head
  • No moving parts
  • Ultrasonic wind sensor
  • Impact rain sensor
  • Temperature, humidity, and pressure

Compare Weather Station Features.


For comparison purposes, starting prices include optional WeatherMaster™ software.

Magellan MX Portable™ Orion Nomad™
WIND SPEED ultrasonic ultrasonic
WIND DIRECTION ultrasonic ultrasonic
TEMPERATURE MX300, MX500, MX501, MX600 standard
HUMIDITY models 300, 500, 501, 600 standard
BAROMETRIC PRESSURE MX300, MX500, MX501, MX600 standard
RAINFALL optical (MX600) standard impact
SOLAR RADIATION optional w/ MS* optional w/ MS*
LEAF WETNESS NA NA
ADDITIONAL TEMPERATURE optional w/ MS* optional w/ MS*
VISIBILITY optional w/ MS* optional w/ MS*
INTERNAL COMPASS standard + GPS NA
HEAVY DUTY OPTIONS NA Heated sensor head optional
SENSOR CONFIGURATION All-in-one All-in-one
WARRANTY one-year standard
extended available
one-year standard
extended available
SYSTEM STARTING PRICE** $6,264*** (Model 500) $7,080

*Optional sensor requires Weather MicroServer.
**Price based on U.S. sale of portable weather station including all standard sensors and monitoring with optional Weather Master Software. For additional information including international pricing, call or email for a quotation.
***Magellan MX system price based on Model 500 with wind speed and direction, temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, compass and GPS

Magellan MX Portable Weather Stations™ feature internal compass and GPS in an all-in-one sensor module with multiple sensor configurations including ultrasonic wind sensor, temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, and optical rain gauge. *Recommended for mobile applications due to GPS and compass with auto-alignment for wind direction.

Orion Nomad Portable Weather Stations™ feature an all-in-one sensor unit with ultrasonic wind direction and speed measurements, a highly-accurate impact rain sensor, capacitive relative humidity, temperature and barometric pressure readings.

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