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Boothwyn, PA - February 18, 2021


The KestrelMet 6000 Cellular Weather Station debuts as a rugged, comprehensive weather monitoring system, combining accurate sensors for measuring local weather with a user-friendly online portal for accessing, viewing, and reporting your weather data.

Kestrel Instruments, a Nielsen-Kellerman® brand, announces the release of its first standalone weather station— the KestrelMet 6000 Cellular Weather Station. This commercial-grade, plug-and-play weather station comes pre-configured for quick and easy installation and offers a full suite of sensors for accurately measuring a multitude of local environmental conditions. The KestrelMet 6000 connects weather observers to hyper-local weather data with a reliable cloud-based platform that includes an online portal and companion mobile app accessible from anywhere. With a dashboard for daily monitoring and data management tools, plus a free cellular data plan for the first year free, the KestrelMet 6000 makes monitoring and tracking weather easier and more affordable than ever.

The KestrelMet 6000 ($1299) is a reliable and cost-effective solution for commercial, industrial, educational, and research applications. Built tough to withstand season after season of harsh outdoor conditions along with cellular connectivity, and solar power with backup battery, and remote monitoring capabilities make this an ideal weather station for use in the field. Successfully monitor any location impacted by weather — the jobsite, residential and commercial properties, other facilities or remote field locations.

KestrelMet 6000: Advantages at a Glance

Quick & Easy Set Up
You can be up and running in under 20 minutes from start to finish. There’s no wiring of any sort required. All key weather sensors mount on one sturdy platform with a simple single mast attachment.

Low-Cost Data Plan
KestrelMet comes with the first year FREE. After the first year, we offer low-cost data plan options for only a few dollars per month.

Reliable Cellular Coverage
No need to worry about WIFI connectivity interruptions. With a cellular weather station, count on dependable weather data, even in remote locations.

24-hour aspirated Fan for Improved Accuracy
The KestrelMet 6000 sensors are shielded and fan-aspirated --resulting in a 50% increase in measurement accuracy versus weather stations without a fan.

KestrelMet Connectivity: Access Your Weather Data Online & On-the-Go provides around-the-clock access to the weather information that you care about. The online dashboard allows you to view and manage your weather station data. Remotely monitor current weather conditions or view historical data to visualize trends.

To order, or for additional information on the KestrelMet 6000, please visit

About Nielsen-Kellerman

Nielsen-Kellerman (NK) is the parent company for a family of measuring and monitoring technology brands focused on providing the accurate performance and weather data needed for safety, business success, research and defense as well as athletic and recreational activities. NK specializes in building products that perform in the most challenging outdoor environments from the water to the desert. NK's largest division is the weather division, encompassing Kestrel® Weather and Environmental Meters, Ambient Weather® Stations and internet dashboards, and RainWise® Professional Grade Weather Stations and Rain Gauges. NK also designs and builds NK Sports Performance electronics for rowing and paddling, Kestrel® Ballistics Meters and MagnetoSpeed(R) Shooting Accessories for long-range shooting, and Blue Ocean Rugged Megaphones for outdoor use. NK makes the majority of its products in the USA and is proud to be both a recognized leader in Lean Manufacturing and an award-winning top workplace. For more information, visit

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