The Kestrel 5500 Weather Meter comes packed with 14 separate environmental measurements including heading, wind direction and speed (current/average/max), cross/head/tail wind, altitude, pressure trend, barometric pressure, wet bulb temperature, relative humidity, heat stress index, dewpoint, density altitude, wind chill, and air/water/snow temperature.
Engineered for performance, the 5500 features a large, backlit screen for easy viewing in bright sun with night preserving lighting for work in darkness and has a user-replaceable impeller protected by a flip-top cover. The rugged design is fully waterproof and IP67 and MIL spec rated for use even in the most demanding conditions.
The 5500 tracks and logs time-stamped data and has customizable storage for 2900 data points. Use the USB dongle or cable (sold separately) to connect with your Mac or PC to transfer data, perform updates and more.
The design and function of the Kestrel 5500 make it an indispensable tool for many applications including research, military and law enforcement, meteorology, boating, aviation, hiking and mountaineering, hunting, and agriculture. Includes AA battery, neck lanyard and protective pouch. The Kestrel 5500 is proudly designed and manufactured in the USA, and is backed by a 5-year warranty.
Kestrel and Nielsen-Kellerman, makers of Kestrel Meters have been researching, designing, manufacturing and distributing Kestrel Meters for 10 years. NK’s founders and lead engineers, Richard Kellerman and Paul Nielsen, are determined to make the most accurate and reliable hand-held weather devices available. They have developed four patented measurement technologies for the Kestrel family and continue to research ways to improve the Kestrel line and create new products to meet customers’ needs. Kestrel is proud to offer these robust, reliable instruments to you!
Yes, the Kestrel 5500 Weather Meter is fully waterproof and has an IP67 rating.
Yes, you can connect the Kestrel 5500 to your computer using a USB dongle or cable (sold separately) to transfer data and perform updates.
The Kestrel 5500 is backed by a 5-year warranty.
The Kestrel 5500 Weather Meter is a versatile and reliable tool for various applications. With its 14 measurements and customizable data storage and logging, it provides accurate and detailed environmental information. Whether you are a researcher, a military or law enforcement personnel, a meteorologist, a boater, an aviator, a hiker, a hunter, or a farmer, the Kestrel 5500 is designed to meet your needs. Its rugged and waterproof design ensures its usability even in the most demanding conditions. Backed by a 5-year warranty, the Kestrel 5500 is proudly made in the USA and offers exceptional performance and durability.