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SparkFun MicroMod Weather Carrier Board

The MicroMod Weather Carrier Board is a peripheral for the MicroMod ecosystem that allows you to create your own weather station with one of a multitude of processors. The carrier board includes three sensors: the BME280 temperature, pressure and humidity sensor, the VEML6075 UV sensor and the AS3935 Lightning detector.

Along with these on-board sensors there is a 3-pin latch terminal to add an external soil moisture sensor as well as a pair RJ11 jacks to plug in the wind and rain sensors included with our Weather Meter Kit. To top it all off there is a microSD card slot so you can plug in an SD card to log all of that glorious weather data using the MicroMod processor of your choosing!


MicroMod is a modular interface ecosystem that connects a microcontroller “processor board” to various “carrier board” peripherals. Utilizing the M.2 standard, the MicroMod standard is designed to easily swap out processors on the fly. Pair a specialized carrier board for the project you need with your choice of compatible processor!


  • Barometric Pressure/Humidity/Temperature Sensor - BME280
    • Operated in I2C mode. I2C address: 0x77
  • UV Light Sensor - VEML6075
    • I2C address: 0x10
  • Lightning Detector - AS3935
    • Operated in SPI mode.
  • 2 x RJ11 Connectors to connect Wind/Rain sensors.
  • 3-pin Latch Terminal to connect Soil Moisture sensor.

SparkFun MicroMod Weather Carrier Board Product Help and Resources

MicroMod nRF52840 Processor Hookup Guide

January 14, 2021

Get started with the MicroMod nRF52840 Processor following this guide.

MicroMod Weather Carrier Board Hookup Guide

January 14, 2021

A quick guide to help to create your own MicroMod weather station using the MicroMod Weather Carrier Board and Processor of your choice.

Core Skill: DIY

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1 DIY

Skill Level: Noob - Basic assembly is required. You may need to provide your own basic tools like a screwdriver, hammer or scissors. Power tools or custom parts are not required. Instructions will be included and easy to follow. Sewing may be required, but only with included patterns.
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Core Skill: Programming

If a board needs code or communicates somehow, you're going to need to know how to program or interface with it. The programming skill is all about communication and code.

2 Programming

Skill Level: Rookie - You will need a better fundamental understand of what code is, and how it works. You will be using beginner-level software and development tools like Arduino. You will be dealing directly with code, but numerous examples and libraries are available. Sensors or shields will communicate with serial or TTL.
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Core Skill: Electrical Prototyping

If it requires power, you need to know how much, what all the pins do, and how to hook it up. You may need to reference datasheets, schematics, and know the ins and outs of electronics.

2 Electrical Prototyping

Skill Level: Rookie - You may be required to know a bit more about the component, such as orientation, or how to hook it up, in addition to power requirements. You will need to understand polarized components.
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  • Gaaack!

    The MicroMod Weather Carrier Board is a PERIPHERAL, not a periphery!

    s/periphery/peripheral/g

    Thanks.

  • Been waiting for a Weather Board that works with Artemis, thank you!

    Can you add to the Hookup Guide details about using an analog capacitive soil moisture sensor (such as DFRobot's Gravity Soil Moisture Probe dfrobot.com/product-2054.html my goto soil sensor these days) via the latch terminals G0/Bus0 and A0?

    Better yet for V2 of the Weather Board is adding a jumper that bypasses the micromod connector to provide power directly from the voltage regulator to the latch terminal instead of G0/Bus0.

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