And setting up a Weather Underground compatible weather
station using just about any weather station and the free program Cumulus isn't
I am currently using a Davis Instruments weather station but
before that I was using a $150 special from China via eBay.
If the weather station supports RS-232 or USB connectivity to
a Windows PC and is supported by Cumulus, it will probably work just
The ability to query information such as barometric pressure from a nearby
Weather Underground station would probably meet the needs of many users.
This information is available via web service and is free for up to 500 queries
per day / 10 per hour.