Automated Weather Station

CredoSense offers the CS-AWS-6 Automated Weather Station, a high-quality and research-grade meteorological station designed for precision and flexibility. With the freedom to choose up to six sensors from a list of seven, you can tailor your weather station to your unique requirements. This automated weather station excels in local data storage, making it perfect for remote and challenging environments, while also featuring cloud-based connectivity for real-time weather data monitoring. 

    • Wireless connectivity: The CS-AWS-6 weather station utilizes wireless technology to effortlessly transmit real-time weather data to your smartphone or other compatible device, saving you time and effort that would otherwise be spent on manually downloading data.
    • Comprehensive weather monitoring: This advanced weather station can measure an extensive range of weather parameters, such as, temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction, rainfall, and photosynthetically active radiation, providing you with comprehensive and accurate weather information.
    • Accurate sensors: The sensors used in the CS-AWS-6 weather station are highly accurate and reliable, enabling the user to make precise weather forecasts based on dependable data readings.
    • Easy installation: With its user-friendly design, the weather station can be easily installed and set up without the need for any special tools or technical expertise.
    • Customizable alerts: The CS-AWS-6 weather station allows you to customize alerts to notify you of specific weather conditions or changes in weather patterns that you want to monitor.
    • User-friendly interface: The weather station comes with a simple and intuitive interface that makes it easy to view and interpret weather data, even for those without technical knowledge.
    • Compact and durable design: The CS-AWS-6 weather station has a compact and durable design, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, and can withstand harsh weather conditions.
    • Compatibility with multiple devices: This weather station is compatible with a wide range of devices, including smartphones, tablets, and computers, allowing you to access weather data from anywhere with ease.

This specification encompasses seven sensors: temperature, relative humidity, and barometric pressure, soil moisture, rainfall, cup anemometer, sonic anemometer (2D), pyranometer, and an ePAR (Photosynthetically active radiation) unit, all seamlessly connected to a data logger. You can pick any combination of up to six sensors to design your own customized automated weather station.

Temperature, Relative Humidity, and Barometric Pressure

  • Operating range: –40 to +85°C (temperature); 0-100% (relative humidity); 300-1200 mbar (barometric pressure)
  • Accuracy: ±0.2°C typical and ±0.4°C maximum (temperature); ±2% typical and ±3% maximum (relative humidity, non-condensing); ±1 mbar (barometric pressure)
  • Resolution: 0.01°C (temperature); 0.01% (relative humidity); 0.01 mbar (barometric pressure)
  • Maximum sampling rate: 60 s
  • Radiation shield: Yes

Soil Moisture

  • Operating temperature: –40 to +50 °C
  • Operating range: VWC, 0 to saturation
  • Accuracy: ±3% typical with most soils (soil solution EC < 10 dS/m). Soil-specific calibration can enhance the accuracy
  • Resolution: 12-bit (0.03%)

Precipitation (Tipping Bucket)

  • Operating temperature: 0° to +50°C
  • Maximum rainfall rate: 12.7 cm (5 in.) per hour
  • Resolution: 0.01 in.
  • Accuracy: ±1.0% (up to 1 in./hour)
  • Tipping bucket management: Stainless steel shaft with brass bearings
  • Environmental rating: weatherproof
  • Dimensions: 25.72 cm height x 15.24 cm diameter (10.125 x 6 in.); 15.39 cm (6.06 in.) receiving orifice

Wind Speed and Direction (Cup Anemometer)

  • Operating temperature: -40° to +65°C
  • Measurement range: 1 to 322 km/h (wind speed)
  • Sensor type: Cup anemometer: solid state magnetic sensor, wind vane, and potentiometer.
  • Accuracy: ±3° (wind direction); 3 km/h or ±5% (wind speed)
  • Resolution: 1° (wind direction; 1 km/h (wind speed)
  • Material: Wind vane and control head (UV-resistant ABS); Wind cups (Polycarbonate); Anemometer arm (Black-anodized aluminum)

Wind Speed and Direction (Sonic anemometer)

  • Operating temperature: -40° to +65°C
  • Measurement range: 0-30 m/s (wind speed); 0°–359° (wind direction); 0-30 m/s (wind gust); 0°–180° (tilt)
  • Sensor type: 2D-Sonic anemometer
  • Accuracy: The greater of 0.3 m/s or 3% of
    measurement (wind speed); ±5° (wind direction); the greater of 0.3 m/s or 3% of
    measurement (wind gust); ±1° (tilt)
  • Resolution: 0.01 m/s (horizontal wind speed); 1° (wind direction); .01 m/s (wind gust); 0.1° (tilt)

Solar Radiation (Pyranometer)

  • Operating environment: -40° to +70°C (temperature); 0-100% (relative humidity)
  • Spectral range: 360 to 1120 nm
  • Output: 2.5 mV per Wm⁻²
  • Calibration Uncertainty at 1000 Wm⁻²: Less than 3%
  • Measurement repeatability: Less than 1%
  • Field of view: 180°
  • Non-linearity: Less than 1 % up to 2000 Wm⁻²
  • Response time: Less than 1 ms
  • Directional (cosine) response: ± 5 % at 75° zenith angle
  • Drift: <±2% per year

Photosynthetically active radiation (ePAR)

  • Operating environment: -40° to +70°C (temperature); 0-100% (relative humidity)
  • Spectral range: 400 to 750 nm ± 5 nm
  • Measurement range: 0 to 4000 μmol m⁻² s⁻¹
  • Accuracy: ± 5 %
  • Resolution: 1 µmol m⁻² s⁻¹
  • Response time: Less than 1 ms
  • Measurement repeatability: Less than 0.5 %
  • Non-linearity: Less than 1 % (up to 4000 μmol m⁻² s⁻¹)
  • Drift: Less than 2 % per year

Data logger

  • Operating condition: -40 to 85°C (temperature); 0-100% (relative humidity, non-condensing)
  • Number of sensors: up to six
  • Logging interval: 1 min to 24 hours
  • Clock accuracy: ±1.05 min/ year (0°C to +40°C); ±1.85 min/year ( -40°C to +85°C)
  • Cloud support: Yes
  • Internal data backup: Up to 1000 data points (without a microSD card for uploading to the cloud)
  • Environmental rating: Weatherproof enclosure, IP67
  • WiFi support: 2.4 GHz
  • Data backup: MicroSD card (Up to 32GB)
  • Power consumption:  40 W ( 5 to 12 VDC ); Comes with a power supply (AC to DC)


  • Battery: 12 VDC (45 AH) [available for purchase separately]
  • Solar panel: 50 W (including charge controller) [available for purchase separately]
  • Mast: 5 ft (Included with weather station). Additional height will incur an extra charge.


The CS-AWS-6 is a cutting-edge weather station that offers remote and real-time weather monitoring. Designed to meet the needs of a wide range of applications such as agriculture, research, and environmental monitoring, this weather station provides accurate and reliable data that can be easily accessed from anywhere. With multiple sensor options available, including temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction, rainfall, and more, the CS-AWS-6 provides a comprehensive weather monitoring solution that can be customized to meet specific needs. Its easy installation and user-friendly interface make it an ideal tool for both professionals and hobbyists who want to keep track of weather conditions.

In addition to its impressive monitoring capabilities, the CS-AWS-6 also boasts a sturdy and durable construction that ensures long-lasting performance. Its expandable and upgradeable design allows users to add new sensors or features as needed, making it a flexible solution that can adapt to changing needs. Whether you’re a farmer who needs to monitor crop conditions, a researcher studying climate patterns, or an environmentalist keeping an eye on local weather, the CS-AWS-6 provides the ideal solution for monitoring weather conditions. With its advanced features and reliable performance, it is sure to meet the needs of anyone looking for a high-quality weather monitoring system.


  • Collecting and recording real-time weather data.
  • Measuring temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction, precipitation, and solar radiation.
  • Providing accurate and timely information about weather conditions.
  • Helping forecast weather patterns.
  • Enabling weather-related risk management.
  • Optimizing operations and decision making for various applications.


  • Accurate and timely weather forecasting.
  • Improved agricultural planning, including planting, irrigation, and harvest.
  • Enhanced transportation safety and efficiency.
  • Better disaster management, including early warning systems.
  • Optimized energy production for renewable energy producers.
  • Useful for research in climate change and meteorology.
  • Popular for personal use in monitoring weather conditions in a backyard or community.

Ease of use

  • User-friendly interface (cloud dashboard) for easy setup and configuration.
  • Intuitive dashboard for quick and easy reading of current weather condition.
  • Easy access to previous weather data through the cloud storage.
  • Compatible with a wide range of sensor devices for seamless integration into existing systems.
  • Reliable and low-maintenance design for worry-free operation.
  • Clear and concise user manual for quick and easy reference.

Data collection and analysis

  • The weather station can store data locally using a fixed channel data logger and send it to the cloud for remote monitoring and analysis.
  • Users can easily view and analyze the collected data using convenient cloud-based platforms and mobile applications.
  • With real-time updates on weather conditions, the weather station makes it easy to stay informed and make well-informed decisions.
  • The data collected can be easily downloaded from the cloud for further analysis. This data can be used to generate reports, perform trend analysis, and even improve weather forecasting.
  • The weather station can be configured to provide alerts and notifications based on specific weather conditions or user-defined thresholds, helping users to take necessary actions in a timely manner.
  • The collected data is highly accurate and precise, providing users with reliable and detailed weather information.


  • Agriculture: Monitoring weather conditions is critical for farmers, and the CS-AWS-6 can provide real-time data to help optimize irrigation, fertilization, and crop growth.
  • Environmental monitoring: The weather station can be used for environmental research and monitoring, including air quality, water quality, and ecological studies.
  • Construction: Weather can significantly impact construction projects, and the CS-AWS-6 can provide valuable data to help contractors plan and manage their projects effectively
  • Energy management: The weather station can be used to monitor solar radiation, wind speed, and other weather factors that impact energy production and consumption, helping to optimize energy efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Education: The CS-AWS-6 can be used in educational settings to teach students about weather and climate, and to collect data for scientific research projects.
  • Sports and recreation: The weather station can be used to monitor weather conditions for outdoor activities and events, such as golf courses, parks, and stadiums.
  • Disaster response: The weather station can be used to monitor weather conditions during natural disasters, such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods, to help predict and prepare for potential impacts.
  • Aviation: The CS-AWS-6 can provide valuable weather data for pilots and air traffic controllers, helping to ensure safe and efficient air travel.
  • Marine and coastal environments: The weather station can be used to monitor weather conditions for shipping, boating, and coastal operations, including monitoring sea conditions and tides. 
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