Get a NEWA Weather Station

Contact your NEWA state coordinator

Always consult with your NEWA state coordinator before purchasing a weather station. They will provide useful guidance about linking your privately-owned weather station to the NEWA online platform and can also share regional information or extension resources.

Connecticut Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota New Hampshire
Mary Concklin
Fruit Production & IPM
University of Connecticut 
Storrs, CT 06269
Jon Clements
UMass Extension
University of Massachusetts 
Belchertown, MA 01007
Beth Bishop
Enviro-weather Coordinator
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824 
JP Jacobson
Minnesota Apple Growers Association
Pine Tree Orchards 
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Cheryl Smith
UNH Cooperative Extension 
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NY 03824
 New Jersey  New York  North Carolina  Ohio  Pennsylvania
Peter Oudemans
PE Marucci Center
Rutgers, The State University
Chatsworth, NJ 08019
Dan Olmstead
New York State IPM Program 
Cornell University
Geneva, NY 14456
Mike Parker
Dept. of Horticultural Science
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695
Matt Wallhead
The Ohio State University-OARDC
Wooster, OH 44691
Robert Crassweller
Dept of Horticulture
Penn State University
University Park, PA 16802
 Vermont  Virginia  Wisconsin  All other regions  
Terence Bradshaw
UVM Apple Team
University of Vermont 
Burlington, VT 05405
Mizuho Nita
Dept. of Plant Pathology,
Physiology, & Weed Science
Virginia Tech
Winchester, VA 22602
540-869-2560 ext. 33      
Amaya Atucha
Dept. of Horticulture
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706
Dan Olmstead
New York State IPM Program
Cornell University
Geneva, NY 14456

Connect to NEWA in CT, MA, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VA and VT with a RainWise AgroMET & IP100 Weather Station package for $1,890

In addition to Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin, individuals in non-member states may also join NEWA. Send an inquiry to NEWA makes it possible for farmers, consultants, processors, educators and faculty to share resources for weather data collection, analysis, distribution, and archiving. Read more about connecting to NEWA once you've got your weather station.

The weather station price includes
  • 2-year warranty
  • Software
  • Cables
  • Solar panel
  • Ethernet interface – requires high speed internet (DSL, cable, etc.)
  • Non-volatile RAM – prevents data loss during power outage.
  • 8 integrated sensors – temperature, dew point temperature (relative humidity), tipping bucket rain gauge, leaf wetness, solar radiation, anemometer (wind speed), wind direction, and barometric pressure.
  • Soil moisture & soil temperature - can be added as options.

Get the AgroMET (MKIII SP1-LR) with IP-100 Ethernet interface, cost $1,890.
2.4 GHz and up to 1 mile (line of sight) transmission.
The Ethernet IP-100 interface requires high speed internet.
Weather data is sent to RainwiseNet and immediately transferred to NEWA's server.
Prices are based on shipping and billing within the contiguous United States.
Current delivery is 4-6 weeks.
Note: Order the monomount, mounting bracket, separately, approximately $50.

AgroMET options - contact RainWise for more information.
Up to two additional sensors may be added. (ex. Soil Moisture, Soil Temperature)
High gain antenna - optional for sites having radio transmission issues; directional and about 10x more powerful. Can be set up with a longer cord.
Radio Repeater - optional for sites having radio transmission issues; improves signal quality between the LR models, including the AgroMET, and receiving devices in situations where direct line-of-site is not possible or where obstacles impede the transmission of radio signal. Multiple repeaters can be used should this be necessary.
TeleMET cellular telemetry - cellular data transmission for remote locations. Can be added to all LR models, including the AgroMET. Contact RainWise for more information.