Kestrel 5500 Weather Meter

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This Kestrel meter does it all! The Kestrel 5500 Weather Meter provides the same trusted accuracy, reliability, and usability as the original Kestrel 4500. Measure every environmental condition plus wind direction, crosswind and headwind/tailwind. Use it golfing, sailing, flying, spraying, shooting and more. Drop-proof, dust-proof, waterproof and able to withstand extreme environments without damage, your Kestrel weather meter travels with you anywhere you dare to go. A range of carry pouch options makes it even easier to take your Kestrel meter with you.

Environmental Measurements

  • Altitude (Barometric)
  • Barometric Pressure
  • Compass Direction
  • Crosswind
  • Density Altitude
  • Dew Point Temperature
  • Headwind/Tailwind
  • Heat Stress Index
  • Relative Humidity
  • Station Pressure (Absolute Pressure)
  • Temperature
  • Wet Bulb Temperature (Psychrometric)
  • Wind Chill
  • Wind Speed/Air Speed

The Kestrel 5500 Pocket Weather Meter is Kestrel's powerful, mini weather station. The Kestrel 5500 is a major upgrade from the Kestrel 4500. Functionally, you're getting more environmental features with some big improvements to the overall meter.

Kestrel 5500 is available in:

  • Non Bluetooth: $309
  • W/ Bluetooth LiNK & Vane Mount: $399
  • (Tripods sold separately)
  • Colors: Yellow, Olive Drab, Desert Tan

What's new with the Kestrel 5500 over the previous Kestrel 4500 series:

  • Dongle
  • Bluetooth LINK to Smartphones / Mobiel / Android / IOS
  • Takes 1 AA battery (instead of 2 AAA)
  • Battery door is in the back, sealed away from the motherboard, should your battery leak as was common with all the 4000 series<
  • Improved high resolution screen for any lighting (even sunlight) and easy on your eyes.
  • Intuitive user-interface screen navigation
  • Multiple Languages: English, French, German, Spanish
  • Scratch and breakage-resistant window
  • All meters include both options of Red (NV - Night Vision) & White backlights.
  • Slightly bigger, not really noticeable difference.  Fits same cases.
  • Includes vane mount with 5500 LiNK option
  • Roughly 12,000 data points.

The Kestrel 5500 has these distinct monitoring functions over the other 5000 series:

  • Digital Compass
  • Wind Direction
  • Crosswind
  • Headwind / Tailwind
  • Kestrel 5500 Quick Start Guide (PDF)
  • Important Safety and Product Information (PDF)
  • Kestrel 5500 Series Certificates of Conformity (PDF)
  • Kestrel LiNK Bluetooth Apps. Click Here
  • iOS 6 installed iPhone 4s, iPad 3rd generation or later
  • Dimensions: 5.0 x 1.8 x 1.1 in. / 12.7 x 4.5 x 2.8 cm
  • Weight: 3.6 Ounces / 102 Grams
  • Model: Kestrel 5500 Environmental Meter Yellow: Part # 0855YEL
  • Model: Kestrel 5500 Environmental Meter Olive: Part # 0855OLV
  • Model: Kestrel 5500 Environmental Meter Tan: Part # 0855TAN
  • Model: Kestrel 5500 Environmental Meter with LiNK + Vane Mount Yellow: Part # 0855LVYEL
  • Model: Kestrel 5500 Environmental Meter with LiNK + Vane Mount Olive: Part # 0855LVOLV
  • Model: Kestrel 5500 Environmental Meter with LiNK + Vane Mount Tan: Part # 0855LVTAN
  • Place of Origin: USA