Cricket Thermometer

Cricket Thermometer


The rate at which crickets chirp correlates with the outside temperature! Using this app, you can tap along with the crickets chirping to estimate the ambient temperature - no internet connectivity is required. You can also log your chirp data to see how well the chirping rate correlated with the real temperature and other weather conditions. Celsius and Fahrenheit temperatures are both supported.

If you choose to opt-in, you can also contribute your cricket chirping data to a worldwide database which will enable more accurate formulas to convert chirping rate into temperatures. No personally identifiable information is sent to the database; this is a project to satisfy scientific curiosity!

This application is released as free software under GPLv3. Source code is available at - https://github.com/kylebarlow/android-crickettherm
If you would like to contribute, contact me!

Recent changes:
Version 0.93 - Fixed signing issue

Version 0.92 - Fixed current temperature fetching using new weather API

Version 0.91 - Added Spanish language support.

Version 0.9 - please let me know if you find any bugs (not crickets, at least!)
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Free
71
3.6
User ratings
24
Installs
5,000+
Concerns
1
File size
112 kb
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About Cricket Thermometer
The rate at which crickets chirp correlates with the outside temperature! Using this app, you can tap along with the crickets chirping to estimate the ambient temperature - no internet connectivity is required. You can also log your chirp data to see how well the chirping rate correlated with the real temperature and other weather conditions. Celsius and Fahrenheit temperatures are both supported.

If you choose to opt-in, you can also contribute your cricket chirping data to a worldwide database which will enable more accurate formulas to convert chirping rate into temperatures. No personally identifiable information is sent to the database; this is a project to satisfy scientific curiosity!

This application is released as free software under GPLv3. Source code is available at - https://github.com/kylebarlow/android-crickettherm
If you would like to contribute, contact me!

Recent changes:
Version 0.93 - Fixed signing issue

Version 0.92 - Fixed current temperature fetching using new weather API

Version 0.91 - Added Spanish language support.

Version 0.9 - please let me know if you find any bugs (not crickets, at least!)

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jun 5, 2014
Don't work on Samsung galaxy rush
A Google User
Dec 11, 2013
No chirps :( I couldn't get it to work at all for me
A Google User
Dec 30, 2012
Nothing No chirps heard at all.pretty much useless.
A Google User
Dec 30, 2012
Nothing No chirps heard at all.pretty much useless.
A Google User
Dec 24, 2012
Great app I love using this when camping, works without cell phone coverage