Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10
Need a application and or recommendation for a monitoring system. It will be set up locally and used to record essential data, reports to channels such as: The Weather Channel - Weather Underground - AccuWeather etc.
Here are a few options that might be of use/interest:
At least a couple have Ubuntu packages available from their site, and most support some sort of export in format suitable for WeatherUnderground or CWOP.
For robust/reliable result, you need
Do a Google search with that term and you will find some result. Many of them will provide free SDK/Library, you just need to buy the hardware. This is one with temperature equipment.(OK, I am lazy here, that is the 1st one come up on the search :P)
There are also free Linux data acquisition library/SDK, but you will have to check what hardware they are supporting. Comedi is one of them.
There is one more program for Ubuntu. That is Weather Display.
Download Weather display Then you can install it with
Note: to you have proper installation you have to install these packages
Few other good programs are there which are available in software centre too.
2.Stormcloud(Commercial product of $3:00).
you can have them by filling the search field with their names.Hope that helps.