What is a barograph?

Aneroid barographs are used to measure and record the history of atmospheric pressure on a paper chart, wrapped around a clock-driven drum. This is helpful if you are looking to chart weather patterns.

The accuracy of modern equipment 

Even in these modern times of satellites and Internet, the atmospheric pressure measured with a personal barometer remains the most important indication of weather changes at your location. To evaluate present weather or to forecast coming weather, we need accurate barometric pressure. Most common barometers on the market are not accurate enough to serve this purpose. They are more decorative than functional.  With our Fischer barographs you know you are buying quality. 

What can barographs be used for?

Barographs can be used in various different industries and are very help for the nautical industries:

  • On a fully crewed vessel the logbook serves as a detailed record of pressure changes.
  • Used by navies and weather services
  • Used on yachts and ships
  • On overnight anchorages, a printed barograph trace is a convenient way to learn how the pressure changed during the night when there was no watch to record it

What types of barographs can you buy?

When you are dealing with the weather you want to make sure you have really accurate data to make decisions around. We recommend these Fischer metal mechanisms because they are highly accurate, built to last. 

Why a Fischer barograph?


  • They give out accurate information - to keep you safe and on track.
  • They look fetching and make a great talking point
  • High quality German made design with only the best materials
  • There is a large range to choose from with each model giving you a choice of mechanical wind-up clockworks or quartz.
  • A popular brand for large yachts and ships
  • Used in the UK Met Offices and other European Weather Services
  • Used by individual weather watchers world wide and Great for Weather Buffs.
  • Great for someone who is interested in weather and receiving accurate information.
  • Each one comes with a 2 Year Warranty.
  • The manufactured copper-beryllium alloy essentially eliminates age-hardening, hysteresis, and elastic after effects that could otherwise degrade the accuracy.
  • A Fischer barograph is made of quality materials and comes with a 2 year guarantee.  


      • Back to blog

        1 comment

        Could you please provide me with an information, why the line of barogram is curved, not straight lines ? I need the information for exam purpose. Thank you.

        Ratul Ghosh

        Leave a comment

        Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.