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Old 10-28-2015, 01:54 PM   #1
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Outdoor temperature sensor

I'm looking for suggestions on the best places to locate the outdoor temp sensor on my weather station. Over the years, I have tried several locations to keep it out of both direct sunshine and rain. Even under the awning there will be times when the sun hits it. Hard to find a dry place that still lets air circulate around the sensor. Lately I've been sitting it on a high-visibility leveling block and shoving it under the camper far enough to stay dry. Haven't left it behind yet. What do the rest of you guys do?

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Old 10-28-2015, 02:38 PM   #2
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LoL- I was thinking the same thing yesterday. So I put it off to the right side of the fridge vent. Problem is the sun can still beat down on that side wall and I think when air is not moving the temp will increase due to the small flame..


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Old 10-28-2015, 02:42 PM   #3
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I put mine in one of the propane tank compartments. It is almost wide open on the bottom so lots of air circulation. It is attached with Velcro plus I added a zip tie as a little insurance so it will not "go missing".

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Old 10-28-2015, 04:45 PM   #4
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I put mine on the frame of the steps.
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Old 10-28-2015, 04:52 PM   #5
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Old 10-28-2015, 05:51 PM   #6
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I lay mine on top of my X-Chock. It's out of the sun and I never forget about it as I have to remove it to remove the x-chock. I used to sit it on top of a tire... Until one time... Crunch.

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I lay mine on top of my X-Chock.
Same here.

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Old 10-31-2015, 10:28 AM   #9
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I put mine on I-beam about 3 feet in front of the door. Attached with Velcro. Four summers.
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Mine is also in our pinbox.

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