Who uses a Kestrel?

We cannot begin to cover every application which involves a Kestrel Meter but here are a few.

If you are a Kestrel owner and use your Kestrel for an application not mentioned below, please let us know!


Wildland firefighters can replace their entire belt weather kit with a cell-phone sized Kestrel Pocket Weather Meter. Measure wind speed, temperature, relative humidity, dew point and wet bulb temperature with ONE instrument in seconds. Firefighting Products

Research & Technology

Gathering information, exploring ideas and cultivating knowledge is the essence of learning. Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meters are an accurate, reliable tool to aid in studying the world around us. Research & Technology Products

Precision & Competitive Shooting

Knowing your environmental conditions can mean the difference between a hit or a miss. The Kestrel instantly gives you crosswind, air pressure, temperature and humidity readings – all the critical conditions that affect the trajectory of a bullet. The Kestrel keeps you on target for your most accurate shot. Competitive Shooting Products


You don’t race at your trailer, why measure weather there? Even slight fluctuations in weather conditions can affect your car’s performance. Let a Kestrel Pocket Weather Meter help you with those last minute dial-in or tuning decisions. Racing Products


Exploring the boundaries of nature can be exhilarating – and unpredictable. You push yourself to the limits and need equipment that can keep up with you – a rugged Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meter is your perfect companion. Outdoors Products


When the weather changes, so does your game. As a hunter, you’re used to waiting – a Kestrel can help you be sure you’re waiting in the right place at the right time. Barometric pressure and wind direction readings give you the ultimate advantage on your hunt. Hunting Products


Construction and building trades require skill, knowledge and experience to deliver solid results. Weather can negatively affect even the best laid efforts. Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meters allow you to account for environmental conditions that cost you time, money and labor. Construction Products

Industrial Hygiene

Industrial Hygiene professionals aim to monitor and protect the health of workers and the community. Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meters enable Industrial Hygienists to do just that by providing accurate, reliable information on field conditions. Industrial Hygiene Products


HVAC system commissioning and verification can determine that a system is working correctly, or can identify a problem area in a faulty system. Volume air flow is one of the most important measurements HVAC professionals require. The Kestrel 4200 automatically calculates air flow in CFM, making the technician’s job easier and faster. HVAC Products

Law Enforcement

You fearlessly serve and protect our communities. You consider this line of work more than a job – it’s a duty. Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meters are on duty with our policemen and women, enduring and performing right alongside them. Law Enforcement Products

Hazardous Materials Response

First Responders can gather the weather data they need within seconds of arriving at the scene with no tedious setup. Equip every department vehicle with a Kestrel response kit to enable all personnel to measure and record life-saving data whenever and wherever they deploy. Hazardous Materials Response Products


When working in education, having reliable, correct information is of the utmost importance. That's why educators have been using Kestrel Meters in the classroom for years. They provide valuable data in life science classrooms, and are so durable that a one-time investment provides years of use. Education Products


You fearlessly serve and protect our communities. You consider this line of work more than a job – it’s a duty. Kestrel weather meters are on duty with our soldiers, sailors and police – enduring and performing right alongside them. Military Products


Preventing exertional heat stress in athletics has become an important responsibility of many athletic trainers, coaches and other sports-related health-care providers. At every athletic endeavor, from little league through professional sports, lives depend on the accurate measurement of environmental conditions such as temperature, relative humidity, heat stress index, wet bulb temperature , wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT ) and several other environmental parameters. Athletics Products

Agriculture & Farming

In a regulation-intensive activity, Kestrel Meters help you ensure compliance. Relative humidity, wind speed and wind direction are all critical measurements for ensuring safety and effectiveness in farming and agriculture. Minimize waste and maximize your productivity with a Kestrel Meter. Agriculture & Farming Products