Photon Weather Shield Hookup Guide

This Tutorial is Retired!

This tutorial covers concepts or technologies that are no longer current. It's still here for you to read and enjoy, but may not be as useful as our newest tutorials.

Note: V11 of the Photon Weather Shield utilizes the Si7021 for humidity and temperature sensing as opposed to the HTU21D.

View the updated tutorial: Photon Weather Shield Hookup Guide V11

Contributors: Joel_E_B
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Resources and Going Further

Here are a few links that should help with any further questions you may have about the Photon Weather Shield:

  • Particle Documentation Pages -- go here to set up and configure your Photon (or other Particle devices)

  • Particle Community Forum -- anything that you couldn't find in the docs should be easily found in the community forum. If you are having trouble, search this forum first, as many of the answers are there already.

  • If you would like to use the Photon and the Weather shield with Microsoft's cloud service, Azure, check out this great tutorial by Paul DeCarlo.

  • There is a great tutorial on from Dan Fein that goes over how to completely enclose your weather shield and send your data to

Using some additional stackable headers, the Weather Shield pairs very well with any of our other Photon Shields. Check out our hookup guides for those shields:

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