ISgift Cloud Storm Glass Weather Station


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Storm glass weather station shaped as a cloud

The cloud-shaped storm glass with beechwood base is a beautiful ornament and a modern interpretation of the chemical weather glass, also known as "FitzRoy's storm barometer". Nowadays it is more a charming curiosity than an exact weather station but in the 18th century, it was widely employed by sailors to predict the changes of weather conditions. It was especially promoted by Admiral Robert FitzRoy and used during his voyage as a meteorologist with Charles Darwin on the HMS Beagle as a way to forecast oncoming storms. This historical device responds to atmospheric fluctuations. It works indoors and outdoors too. It is best placed on a desk, mantelpiece, shelf or a windowsill.

How to predict the weather

  • Clear liquid: Bright and clear weather
  • Cloudy liquid: Cloudy, possible precipitation, thunderstorms & rain
  • Small dots in the liquid: Expect humid or foggy weather
  • Large flaky crystals: Overcast, snow in winter
  • Threads of crystals near the top: Windy weather.
  • Crystals at the bottom: Indicates frost

Specifications for ISgift Cloud Weather Station

  • Glass, base sustainably sourced beechwood
  • Size 13 x 11.5 x 5 cm
  • Keep out of the reach of children, this is not a toy. Can be fatal to children if sucked or swallowed.
  • Contains Camphor 20.76/230G. Poison.
  • Flammable

Country of origin

Australia / Made in PRC
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Availability: In stock! Ships next 24 hrs!
Gift Wrapping: Available
Global Trade Item Number: 9323307082281
Manufacturer Part Number: 88061 Weather Station
Shipping: Shipping rate calculated at checkout
Height 19.00
Depth 20.50


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