Discover the NEW LUFFT WS100

Introducing the NEW LUFFT WS100 radar precipitation sensor
Fast, safe & maintenance-free: The WS100 radar precipitation sensor in use 

The Lufft WS100 is our maintenance-free radar precipitation sensor for meteorological monitoring. The only one of its kind - it recognizes the type and amount of precipitation from the first drop, and is preferred for remote locations.

Download the Lufft WS100 Sensor Guide for a technical overview of the NEW WS100 radar precipitation sensor.

Why WS100 

The WS100 helps to make important operational decisions within a few seconds. Due to the modern radar technology, the sensor detects precipitation from the first drop. It measures not only the quantity, but also the type of precipitation. The sensor also detects the drop size and divides it into one of the eleven different rainfall classes.


Maintenance-free operation through ingenious technology without any moving parts. This distinguishes the sensor significantly from other methods for measuring precipitation such as the tipping bucket, the weighing principle or the optical method.


The WS100, with unprecedented speed, precisely measures precipitation from the first drop. It measures the precipitation intensity up to 200 mm per hour and detects drops with a size of up to 5.0 mm.


Using a 24-GHz Doppler radar, it measures the speed of all forms of condensed water that can be observed on the Earth's surface or in the atmosphere. These include rain, freezing rain, hail, snow and sleet.

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