Vaisala Weather Transmitter WXT520 - Access to Real Time Weather Data


With the world becoming increasingly sensitive to weather and climate, it is important to measure the weather accurately. The Vaisala Weather Transmitter WXT520 offers the solution to measure barometric pressure, humidity, precipitation, temperature, and wind speed and direction - all with one instrument!

Features and Benefits
  • Measures 6 most essential weather parameters
  • Accurate and stable
  • Low power consumption - works also with solar panels
  • Compact, light-weight
  • Easy to install
  • No moving parts
  • Vaisala Configuration Tool for pc
  • USB connection
  • IP66 housing with mounting kit
  • Applications: weather stations, dense networks, harbors, marinas

Wind speed

 

Measurement range
Accuracy

0 ... 60 m/s
±0.3 m/s or ±3%, whichever is greater (35 m/s...60m/s ±5%)

Wind direction

 

Measurement range
Accuracy

0 ... 360°
±3°

Liquid precipitation

 

Rainfall

Accuracy
Rain duration

Rain intensity

cumulative accumulation after latest automatic or manual reset
5%*
counting each ten second increment when droplet detected
one minute running average in ten second steps

Barometric pressure

 

Measurement range
Accuracy

600 ... 1100 hPa
±0.5 hPa at 0 ... 30 °C (+32 ... +86 °F)
±1 hPa at -52 ... +60 °C (-60 ... +140 °F)

Air temperature

 

Measurement range
Accuracy at +20 °C (+68 °F)

-52 ... +60 °C (-60 ... +140 °F)
±0.3 °C (±0.5 °F)

Relative humidity

 

Measurement range
Accuracy

0 ... 100 %RH
±3 %RH within 0 ... 90 %RH
±5 %RH within 90 ... 100 %RH

*

Due to the nature of the phenomenon, deviations caused by spatial variations may exist in precipitation readings, especially in short time scale. The accuracy specification does not include possible wind induced error.

 

DATASHEET» WXT520.en.pdf (485kB)
HANDBOOK» WXT520.en.pdf (2697kB)