7 Unique Gift Ideas for Dad on Father’s Day

Dad jokes aside, your father is a pretty special guy.  Father’s Day is a wonderful time to show him how much you care and appreciate the guidance and wisdom he has given you.  Dad thinks he knows you so well that you cannot possibly surprise him, and this is your chance to prove him wrong. He’s been around the block a few times and seen a few things so the trick is to get him a gift that’s equally as cool as it is thoughtful.

This curated guide of Maximum’s most popular weather instruments and weather stations are perfect for the dad who has everything.  We have also included some other complimentary products if weather is not the go-to gift.

Preconfigured Weather Stations

Preconfigured weather stations offer not only an elegant touch to your home, but year-round functionality. Whether you would like to stay informed of the temperature, tide, wind speed, humidity or something else, a preconfigured weather station is an excellent way to bundle all your needs. Let’s look at some of our best sellers.


The Mariner home weather station is an arrangement of Maximum instruments that measure barometric pressure and keep time, along with a 2-instrument mounting panel. This home station does not need wired installation and uses only a single AA battery (included) for power.

If your dad is an audiophile who wants the latest speaker technology combined with a classic and timeless look, Tivoli Audio would be an excellent place to look for a Father’s Day gift.

Make a Statement in Your Home with the Mystic


Looking for another ready-to-use arrangement of weather instruments? Look no further, the Executive requires only a single AA battery (included) to operate. No external sensors or cables means all the world sees are your instruments. The Executive home weather station is an arrangement of instruments that measure atmospheric pressure, inside temperature and humidity, and time of day on a 3-instrument mounting panel.

If Dad is someone who is always on the go and needs to have his gadgets with him at all times, this Everday Backpack from Peak Design is a great choice for a gift.


You can follow developing storms or keep track of rapidly changing weather conditions with this traditional 3-instrument weather station. Montauk is our most popular home weather station. It is an arrangement of wind speed and direction, temperature, and pressure instruments, on a 3-instrument mounting panel.

Whether your dad is an outdoorsman who likes to hike, fish and hunt, or a master in the kitchen, having the best knife for the job is essential. Check out this gift guide from Cutco to explore all the knives Dad might need.



Form meets function in this impressive display of six weather instruments on a solid wood panel. This ultimate arrangement adds an elegant touch to almost any setting.

Weathermaster home weather station is an arrangement of Maximum’s Maestro, Mini-Max, Proteus, Comfortminder, Meridian and Rainwatch instruments, along with a 6-instrument mounting panel.

Additional Gift Ideas

If none of these pre-configured weather stations are a perfect fit for your dad, you can always create your own weather station with any combination of instruments you like, and even add a custom engraving to the mounting panel. Additionally, Maximum also offers individual panel & mantle mounts if you want to gift a single instrument. If you have any questions, or need any assistance putting together the perfect gift, the team at Maximum is here to help, contact us today.

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