What is a hygrometer?

March 06, 2017

What is a hygrometer?

A hygrometer is an instrument which measures the humidity of air. This is helpful when you are interested in measuring the humidity of your home, office, wine cellar or environment to ensure it is healthy. So this raises the question -
"what is a healthy level of humidity"
To be comfortable and healthy work and living conditions temperatures between 18 C- 24 C (64 F - 75 F for those of you from abroad) and humidity between 35 - 65% are optimum. 

What can hygrometers be used for?

  1. To measure the humidity of your home so that you can optimise your ventilation it to support your health and well being. This is particularly helpful if you are living in a leaky building, humid climate or have cracks in your walls or foundation after an earthquake (read more about this here)
  2. To ensure your wine does not go off and optimise your humidity control in the wine cellar.
  3. Greenhouses and industrial spaces when you are growing items that need to be at a certain humidity to thrive.
  4. Measuring the heat and level of humidity in a Sauna is important to make sure you are not putting yourself in danger, and to support healthy detoxification.
  5. Forcasting a bad hair day, we all know how humid days can make our hair go fluffy.
  6. Weather Buffs to keep an eye on the humidity levels in their area.

What types of hygrometers can you buy?

The best type of hygrometer to buy is a Fischer hygrometer as it gives out accurate information. As it is made from high quality metal components, designed by engineers in Germany it is built to last. There is a large range to choose from that come as either individual hygrometers or barometers and weather stations.

Why would like a Fischer hygrometer?

  • Quality Weather Instruments made in Germany
  • Great gift for anybody with a wine cellar
  • Anyone who has an interest in temperature
  • Someone who is interested in weather and receiving accurate information.
  • 2 Year Warranty.

Why buy a Fischer hygrometer?

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 Fischer you know you are buying quality. A Fischer hygrometer is made of quality materials and comes with a 2 year guarantee.

Where can I buy a Hygrometers?

We have an extensive range of hygrometers and weather stations which can tell you the current humidity.  You can shop online and have them shipped to your door fast. You Get FREE Delivery anywhere in Australia and New Zealand.

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