If you’re looking for an indoor/outdoor thermometer, Consumer Reports has you covered. We tested eight popular models to find the best and worst performers.
Here are the results of our tests, listed in alphabetical order.
Best Indoor/Outdoor Thermometers
The AcuRite 00589 was the best performer in our tests, accurately reading both indoor and outdoor temperatures. It also has a large, easy-to-read display.
La Crosse Technology WS-8418U-IT
The La Crosse Technology WS-8418U-IT was a close second, with accurate readings and a user-friendly interface.
The Taylor 1730 was also accurate, but its display was harder to read than the AcuRite and La Crosse models.
Worst Indoor/Outdoor Thermometers
Ambient Weather WS-2902A
The Ambient Weather WS-2902A was the worst performer in our tests, with inaccurate readings and a confusing interface.
The Honeywell TS9 was also inaccurate, and its display was difficult to read.
The ThermoWorks ThermoPop was accurate, but its display was difficult to read and its buttons were hard to press.
So, there you have it! These are the best and worst indoor/outdoor thermometers, according to Consumer Reports.
Indoor Outdoor Thermometers Comparison Table
Best Indoor Outdoor Thermometers Ratings By Consumer Reports March 2023
Below is the list of best Indoor Outdoor Thermometers with a detailed guide that you can consider in your purchase:
AcuRite Digital Thermometer with Indoor and Outdoor Temperature and Daily High and Lows (00424CA)
4 used from $21.21
- Easy-to-Read LCD Display: Be aware of the current indoor and outdoor temperature with precision and accuracy
- Temperature Trend Arrows: Know whether the temperature is rising or falling
- High and Low Records: Records show the maximum and minimum temperature measurements recorded over the past 24 hours
- Strong Signal Penetration: Wireless strength indicator helps you place the outside sensor up to 165 feet (50 meters) away
- Regularly Updated Data: Wireless sensor transmits new weather data every 30 seconds
Acurite Digital Indoor / Outdoor Wireless Thermometer 00754w4 with Self-setting Clock and Daily High/low
$19.95 in stock
- Indoor / outdoor temperature (ºF or ºC)
- Tabletop or wall-mountable design
- Intelli-Time clock & calendar (month/day/day of week)
- Daily high / low temperature
- Strong signal penetration (enhanced 433 MHz)
Indoor Outdoor Thermometer Hygrometer Wireless Weather Station, Temperature Humidity Monitor Battery Powered Inside Outside Thermometer with 330ft Range Remote Sensor and Backlight Display
$29.99 in stock
- HIGH-PRECISION TEMPERATURE HUMIDITY GAUGE – Our air thermometer and hygrometer has a Swiss-made high-precision sensirion sensor that makes it extremely accurate! The indoor temperature range is +14.2ºF~+122ºF, the outdoor temperature range is -58ºF~+158ºF, the indoor/outdoor humidity range is 1~99%, the temperature accuracy is +/-0.5ºF and the humidity accuracy is +/-2%.
- PATENTED TECHNOLOGY – Unni has advanced patented wireless technology that provides more powerful and steady data transmission. Personal wireless temperature humidity monitor updates and transmits temperature and humidity data up to 330 ft radius every 30 seconds, that will help you monitor all the locations you care about the most.
- SPECIAL FEATURES – Stop worrying about the climate! With our wireless hygrometer thermometer gauge, you will be able to know in real time the weather forecast, as well as the indoor and outdoor temperature and humidity. You can also see on the display of heat index , the dew point index and the mold index of all the sensor locations.
- LARGE CLEAR BACKLIT DISPLAY – The display is compact and easy to read with black, bold information. With a tabletop or wall-mountable design, you can place it in a location that is accessible and easy for you to view. Tap the back light button and it will light up for 10 seconds for you to read in dark.
- WHAT YOU GET – You get the weather station with a display screen, an outdoor sensor, one-year warranty(not including batteries). Support up to 3 sensors, make sure they are in different channels.
ThermoPro Indoor Outdoor Thermometer Wireless TP200B, Thermometer Indoor Outdoor with Temperature Sensor Up to 500FT, Outdoor Thermometers for Patio Garden Cellar Home Room
1 used from $15.16
- 500 Feet Remote Range: With up to 500 feet in wireless transmission distance (no obstructions), this outside thermometer allows you to monitor the temperature indoors and outdoors
- Supports to 3 Temperature Sensors: Indoor thermometer for home supports up to 3 outdoor temperature sensors, freely monitor the temperatures in different locations such as room, yard, cellar, greenhouse, garden, etc. Search B09RF9VG44 to purchase additional remote sensors
- Rainproof Sensor: Room thermometer indoor/outdoor thermometer wireless sensor features rainproof design, allows you to monitor outdoor temperature even in rainy days
- High Accurate Readings: Temperature thermometer outdoor with compact LCD displays large digits of indoor-outdoor temperature, accuracy up to +/-2°F; Fahrenheit & Celsius selectable
- Multiple Placement Options: Remote thermometer wireless features 3 placement options to allow you place it anywhere: Durable stand for tabletop, strong magnet for metal surface, hanging mount for hook
ThermoPro TP60S Digital Hygrometer Indoor Outdoor Thermometer Wireless Temperature and Humidity Gauge Monitor Room Thermometer with 200ft/60m Range Humidity Meter
$20.99 in stock
- Informational: Weather stations wireless indoor outdoor record all time/24 hours max and min temperature and humidity readings; Wireless thermometer indoor outdoor with temperature trend arrows indicates whether it's getting warmer or colder near the remote temperature monitor
- Smart Design: Temperature and humidity monitor can display the readings from up to 3 temperature sensors to monitor different locations; Additional sensor can be ordered
- Wide Temp & Humid Range: Inside outside thermometer hydrometer measures indoor outdoor temperature and humidity percentages simultaneously; Indoor/outdoor temperature range: -4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C); Humidity range: 10% to 99%
- Hands Free Monitoring: Wireless thermometer outdoor with strong signal penetration humidity sensors to get the temperature and humidity records from 200ft/60m remote range away; Tabletop or wall-mountable design; Powered by 3A batterys (included)
- Widely Application: Indoor/outdoor hygrometer wireless ensures proper temperature and humidity control, which has important health benefits, thermometer digital can be placed in baby room, nursery, cellar, basement, warehouse and greenhouse
Taylor Precision Products Wireless Digital Indoor/Outdoor Thermometer
$14.47 in stock
- USA BASED: Marketing, Engineering, and Customer Service teams
- MONITOR COMFORT LEVELS: Measures indoor and outdoor temperatures
- MEMORY: Daily minimum and maximum temperature recall
- EASY TO READ: Large LCD digits for enhanched visibility and at-a-glance readings
- WIRELESS REMOTE SENSOR: Transmits temperature readings up to 200 ft. from base unit
Outdoor/Indoor Thermometer Hygrometer Humidity Meter Thermometers Temperature Humidity Gauge Meter with Celsius/Fahrenheit (℃/℉) for Patio Field Cellar Garden Humidors Greenhouse Closet by DWEPTU
$9.98 in stock
- 【NO BATTERY REQUIRED】Wall-mounted thermometer and hygrometer is mechanical and has a longer life expectancy in use, you don't worry about cold weather draining the battery since the analog work well but no batteries needed replacing.
- 【SIMPLE TO OPERATE】 Thermometers easy to know current temperature and humidity, No instructions necessary. This is the simplest thermometer with no buttons to operate.
- 【TWO IN ONE DESIGN】Hygrometer displays both the temperature and humidity accurately; thermometer accurate from -20℉ and 120 ℉ (-30 ℃ and 50 ℃), humidity from 1% to 99%, could accommodate all kinds of climates
- 【MULTI-PURPOSE】Humidity Meter designed with convenient kickstand and hanger built into the back, it works well on tables or walls and is hidden nicely in any small space and doesn't take up a lot of space in an office, bedroom, Patio, Field, Cellar, Garden, Humidors, Greenhouse, Closet, Etc
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GEEVON Indoor Outdoor Thermometer Wireless Digital Hygrometer Temperature Gauge with Time，200ft/60m Range Temperature Humidity Sensor
- 【Max & Min records】Geevon temperature humidity gauge records 24 hours max & min indoor/outdoor temperature and humidity readings; indoor outdoor thermometer with temperature trend arrows indicate whether it’s getting warmer or colder near the remote temperature/humidity monitor(Press UP button to switch between Celsius and Fahrenheit )
- 【200FT/60M Remote Range】 Geevon inside outside thermometer wireless with strong signal penetration temperature/humidity sensors,capable of connecting up to 3 channels wireless sensor up to 60m/200ft for multiple locations in an open area.
- 【Practical and Essential for Life】 Digital outdoor thermometer includes a built-in alarm clock（12/24H), snooze function and calendar, It is a ideal choice for your regular daily life. Tabletop or wall-mountable design for added convenience.
- 【Easy to Read Backlit Thermometer/Clock】3.8 inches large lcd display features white backlit screen, lasts for 10 seconds, making the wireless temperature humidity monitor with time easier to read in dim light conditions.
- 【Totally Wireless Thermometer Indoor/Outdoor】Temperature humidity monitor and outdoor sensor all battery operated (not included).You can place them anywhere, regardless of the restriction of the socket.Monitor the real-time temperature/ of bedroom, living room, baby room, kitchen, office, patio, greenhouse, camp trailer, hen house, garage and so on
Taylor Wired Digital Indoor/Outdoor Thermometer
1 used from $10.00
- This digital wired thermometer shows daily indoor and outdoor temperatures in °F or °C
- The 10 ft. wired probe accurately gauges even the most extreme hot or cold temperatures
- Features daily minimum/maximum temperature recall, ice alerts, and a built-in clock
- Oversized LED digits provide enhanced readability from across the room
- Versatile mounting options include a built-in stand or wall mount
Newentor Weather Station Wireless Indoor Outdoor Thermometer, Color Display Digital Weather Thermometer with Atomic Clock, Forecast Station with Calendar and Adjustable Backlight
$46.99 in stock
- [7.5" LCD Screen Weather Stations] Newentor temperature and humidity monitor with large color display, which shows comprehensive information: inside outside temperature humidity(max/min, hi/lo), customizable alerts, time/date, alarm clock/snooze, weather forecast (next 8-24 hrs) moon phase, barometric pressure.
- [3 Channels Home Weather Stations Wireless Indoor Outdoor] Wireless temperature forecast station supports up to 3 remote sensors to monitor inside outside temperature & humidity of multiple locations. The digital weather station contains one remote sensor.
- [Wireless Color Forecast Station] The weather forecast station calculates the weather forecast for the next 12-24 hours, 7 to 10 days calibration ensures an accurate personal forecast for your location.
- [Wireless Weather Station with Atomic Time and Date] Atomic alarm clock weather station can be used not only as a wireless indoor outdoor thermometer but also as an atomic clock with dual alarms.
- [Two Power Modes & Brightness Adjustable Backlight] The screen can be set to always-on or power saving mode when the adapter is plugged in.