Meteorological stations for private use can be bought for prices in the order of magnitude of several hundreds of dollars. This type of stations is typically purchased by non-professional users.

Systems like these can very well be purchased in on-line shops: see Meteorologica (UK) UK Weathershop, RS Hydro, Skydat, Weathersense, Weatherexperts, Davis Instruments, Texas Weather, Instromet, Weatherstations, and Rainwise.

The Weatherhawk company offers some higher-end stations, for educational purposes, golf resourts and hotels.

Hand-held storm detection devices: Spectrum Electronics.