AcuRite Humidity Monitor Review (00613A1)

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The AcuRite Humidity Monitor (00613A1) is an important gadget for numerous industrial (painting and coating, greenhouses or chemical) and meteorological processes, as well as in residential areas like homes, apartments, and offices, where comfortable humidity levels are necessary. Very useful at homes where a humidifiers and dehumidifiers are used to fine tune them. These types of gauges are also valuable in humid rooms where mold can be a problem.

In this regard many homes or industrial areas wish to have an instrument which helps them determine the appropriate levels of Humidity for optimal comfort and results. If you are in the market for a humidity monitor, then read along and see if the AcuRite Humidity Monitor fits your needs.

Product Highlight

  • Measures indoor temperature (Fahrenheit or Celsius) and humidity
  • Humidity level icon indicates high, low, or ideal indoor conditions
  • Daily high and low temperature and humidity records
  • Totally wireless tabletop and magnet-mountable design
  • Product dimensions 2.5 x 1.3 x 3.1 inches
  • Item weight 3.2 ounces
  • Powered by one (1) AA battery (not included)

The AcuRite 00613A1 digital hygrometer is a compact little gadget that offers a lot of information at the tip of your finger. It has a compact display that will give you the current humidity and temperature levels as well as the lowest and highest values it had seen during the day.

The first thing we have to say about this device is that it is much smaller than the other products in this category. It measures at 2.4 x 1.3 x 3.1 (in) which makes it a very small and compact.

You can put it next to your monitor or bed table and it won’t take much space. We actually like the size of this unit, and it looks a whole lot nicer and more compact than the other competitors.

This instrument will help you Check indoor comfort and humidity conditions at a glance with the humidity level icon. It easily indicates high, low, or ideal indoor condition.

The digital thermometer-hygrometer displays the high and low temperature and humidity readings measured over the past 24-36 hours.

The thermometer/humidity gauge features a fold-out stand and magnetic backing for various mounting options

AcuRite Humidity Monitor


  • Big and easy readable display
  • Fold-out stand and magnetic backing for various mounting options.
  • Good accuracy if you are not interested in the exact percentage
  • For relative ranges it does a good job
  • Daily lows and highs
  • Small and compact
  • Low price


  • Not very accurate for industrial use

Our Opinion

It is a nice and handy little humidity monitor. Simple to use with an easy readable display. The quality of the humidity and temperature measurement is not perfect, but for the home use pretty good.

Now about the accuracy. First of all let’s stress that we are focusing on the hygrometer and not the thermometer. There are different mixed reviews around the Internet form other people that have found mixed things regarding how accurate is the AcuRite 00613A1 Indoor Humidity Monitor.

What we have found is that the model is off by 3% to 5% depending on how you handle and place it. If the accuracy is of most importance to you this unit may not be the best choice. But if you are only interested if the current humidity level, the AcuRite Humidity Monitor is ideal for you.

AcuRite Humidity Monitor Review (00613A1)
AcuRite Humidity Monitor Review (00613A1)
$10.99 $13.99
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