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Do you have any own weather station? Check this article. Here is a short list of interesting sensors.

What kind of sensor do you use? Temperature, humidity ot pressure sensor? You can improve your weather station (meteostation).
Sensor of temperature, humidity, pressure, UV, light intensity, ...

A lot sensors from the list you can use for weather station board which I designed. The weather station board has 4 pin headers where is connected I2C and also it has one analog input. The is step-by-step tutorial how to set the weather station board. The board contains WiFi module, so the data is sent through WiFi or you can connect OLED to this board.
Here si the article about weather station board.

Pic. 1: The Si7021, temperature and humidity sensor

I like use this sensor, I wrote a few codes with this sensor.
The sensor communicates by I2C.
Link to ebay.

Pic. 2: The DHT22, temperature and humidity sensor

A lot of makers like this sensor, the DHT22. Tutorial, how to use this sensor.
Link to ebay.

Pic. 3: Rain drop detector

This detector is used for detection of rain. The board contains one analog output and alarm digital output. How to use it?
Link to ebay.

Pic. 4: Gas sensors

Measure concentration of gases at your home. For example with this sensors. Sensor for CO2, CO and LPG. The sensor board has analog input. How to read data? See here..
Link to ebay.

Pic. 5: UV sensor

UV sensor. With this sensor you can get interesting data regarding amount of UV.
The sensor contains I2C bus. How does it work? See here.
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Pic. 6: Light intensity sensor

More, more interesting values. Check this sensor of light intensity. The data is also sent through I2C. Tutorial here.
Link to ebay.

Pic. 7: The BMP280, temperature and pressure sensor

The next interesting sensor is BMP280. The sensor measures temperature and pressure.
The sensor uses I2C bus and here is tutorial how to use it. .
Link to ebay.

Pic. 8: The BME280, sensor of temperature, humidity and pressure

This sensor, BME280, combines the measurement of temperature, pressure and humidity. Here is step-by-step tutorial.
Link to ebay.

Pic. 9: Sensor of temperature, humidity, pressure and gas concentration, BME680

Ok, this is a new sensor by Bosch. It combines sensors of temperature, humidity, pressure and also gas concentration. The sensor contains SPI and I2C bus and here is tutorial.
Link to store.

Pic. 10: Radiation shield

If you don't know which shield you can use, check this radiation shield. Very good for temperature, humidity and pressure sensors. See the radiation shield..

Pic. 11: ?Sensor of eCO2, TVOC and temperature, CCS811

This sensor measures eCO2 (equivalent calculated carbon-dioxide), TVOC (Total Volatile Organic Compound) and temperature.
The sensor contains I2C bus and the tutorial how to use it is here.
Link to store.

Pic. 12: Sensor of UV index, IR and light intensity, SI1145

The sensor SI1145 measures UV index, IR and light intensity. The sensor also uses I2C bus and the library is available here..
Link to store.

Pic. 13: Moisture Soil sensor

The output of this moisture soil sensor is analog output and digital output.
Link to ebay.

Pic. 14: Capacitive Moisture Soil sensor

The principle of this sensor is capacitive measurement of moisture of soil. The main component is NE555 timer (TLC555).
Link to ebay.

Pic. 15: Detector of lighting strike storm

The sensor measures the distance of lighting strike storm from 1 km up to 40 km (step 10,5 m).
The sensor AS3935 includes antenna which is tuned for this application. The communication buses SPI and I2C. The power voltage is from 2.4V up to 5.5V.
You can set the sensitivity by registers.
he price is around 26 USD.
Link to ebay.

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