Kestrel 5000 Pocket Weather Meters

Kestrel 5000 Pocket Weather Meters


The Kestrel 5000 Pocket Weather Meter is an indispensable tool for portable environmental monitoring.


  • Measures Wind Speed/Air Speed, Temperature, Humidity And Pressure And Displays Over 10 Total Environmental Parameters On Large, High-Resolution, High-Contrast, Graphic Display
  • Handheld, Portable, Data Logger With On-Screen Graphing And Measurements Statistics
  • Rugged (Drop Tested To MIL-STD-810G Standards), Waterproof (Sealed To IP67 Standards), And Floats
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Wind speed, temperature, humidity, barometric pressure and density altitude plus logging capabilities - the indispensable tool for portable environmental monitoring

The next generation of environmental conditions monitoring is the here with the Kestrel 5000 Environmental Meter.

The Kestrel 5000 Environmental Meter is a remarkably powerful measuring and data logging tool, yet remarkably compact. The Kestrel 5000 provides the same trusted accuracy, reliability, and usability as the original Kestrel 4000. Use it for research, safety, expeditions, agriculture and any other profession or activity where accurate on-the-spot conditions monitoring is key.

The Kestrel 5 Series platform adds many new features and options. If you're familiar with the Kestrel 4500, the first thing you'll notice is the larger, higher-resolution and contrast display and improved font readability. The Kestrel 5 series also includes a built-in dual color backlight, extra-strong polycarbonate lens and AA battery operation. Like all Kestrel meters, the Kestrel 5000 is drop-proof, dust-proof, waterproof and able to withstand harsh environments without damage - so it can travel with you anywhere you dare to go. A range of carry pouch options makes it even easier to take your Kestrel meter with you.

The true versatility of the Kestrel 5000 becomes apparent with the addition of the Kestrel Vane Mount. This precision engineered accessory securely mounts the Kestrel 5000 to any tripod or other ,-20 fitted bracket. Once mounted, the Kestrel 5500 becomes an independent monitoring station - the large wind vane and precision pivot keep the Kestrel oriented into the wind for continuous measurement and logging of wind speed along with all other key weather parameters. The Kestrel LiNK app (iOS and Android) also displays the Kestrel's real-time readings on a vivid, customizable mobile device dashboard - providing a remote display that functions up to 100' away (line of sight). The Kestrel 5000 meter can also be stored and carried in the Vane Mount belt pouch, and the entire kit weighs just 10.5 ounces/295 grams and is just 2.5 x 3 x 8.5 inches/6.5 x 7.5 x 22 cm in size.

USB Data Transfer Cable
Low profile, lightweight, waterproof cable provides wired connectivity to Windows and Mac computers for fast data uploads and firmware updates. Compatible with every model in the Kestrel 5 Series

Sleek, rugged tripod vane mount
Small, secure, robust vane mount turns any Kestrel 5 Series meter into a portable weather station that remains oriented into the wind. (Included in some models where noted, otherwise sold as optional accessory.)

Large, High Contrast Screen
Easily readable text in almost any setting, including bright sunlight, with more visible information on the screen at all times. This high-resolution display is easy on the eyes, allowing you to get more information from customizable user screens, charting and graphing options without causing eye strain or fatigue.

Dual Color Backlight
Toggle backlight color between standard white and night-vision-preserving red (NV). The red NV backlight features an optical wavelength selected to help users sustain natural night vision and reduced brightness to avoid detection during night maneuvers.

Secure Battery Door
Large, O-ring sealed door provides easy, tool-free battery access.

Scratch & Breakage-Resistant Window
Rigid, polycarbonate lens with scratch-coating protects the display from damage.

Corrosion-Resistant Battery Compartment
Battery is isolated from electronics, reducing damage in the event of a battery leak. (Note - Lithium AA batteries strongly recommended to avoid battery leakage altogether.)

Intuitive User-Interface
Icon-based navigation, intuitive keypad, and multiple languages make the Kestrel a breeze to use.


  • Altitude
  • Barometric Pressure
  • Density Altitude
  • Dew Point Temperature
  • Heat Stress Index
  • Station Pressure (Absolute Pressure)
  • Temperature
  • Wet Bulb Temperature (Psychrometric)
  • Wind Chill
  • Wind Speed/Air Speed


  • Neck Lanyard
  • AA Lithium Battery (Average Life 400 Hours)
  • Protective Drawstring Pouch
  • Certificate of Conformity (with complete specifications)
  • Instruction Manual
  • 5-Year Warranty
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Kestrel 5000 Pocket Weather Meters 0850BLK 5000 Pocket Weather Meter, Black
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Kestrel 5000 Pocket Weather Meter w/Link Connectivity - Black 0850LBLK 5000 Pocket Weather Meter, with Link Connectivity, Black
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Kestrel Screen Protector Kit For 5000 Series 0784 Screen Protector Kit For 5000 Series
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Kestrel Tripod Clamp 0793 Tripod clamp
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Kestrel Replacement Impeller 0801 Replacement impeller
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Kestrel 4000 NiteIze Belt Clip Case 0805 NiteIze carrying case
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Kestrel Portable Mini Tripod 0799 Portable mini tripod with bag
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Kestrel Link Dongle 0786 Link Dongle for 5000 Series
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Kestrel Tactical MOLLE-Compatible Cases 0806CAM Tactical case, camouflage (MOLLE-compatible)
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Kestrel Tactical MOLLE-Compatible Cases 0806OLV Tactical case, olive green (MOLLE-compatible)
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Kestrel Tactical MOLLE-Compatible Cases 0806BLK Tactical case, black (MOLLE-compatible)
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Kestrel Tactical MOLLE-Compatible Cases 0806TAN Tactical case, brown (MOLLE-compatible)
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Kestrel Rotating Vane Mount And Carry Case 0782 Rotating Vane Mount And Carry Case, for 5000 Series, Black
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Kestrel USB Data Transfer Cable 0785 USB Data Transfer Cable, for 5000 Series, Black
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Kestrel Collapsible Tripod 0792 Collapsible tripod
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