When was Anemometer invented?

raman   October 29, 2011   Comments Off on When was Anemometer invented?

The first mechanical anemometer to measure the speed of wind was invented by an Italian art architect, Leon Battista Alberti in the year 1450. In the year 1846, Dr. John Thomas Romney Robinson invented a simple hemispherical cup anemometer. In the year 1991, Australian Derek Weston modified the anemometer to measure both wind speed and the direction of wind.


Anemometer Inventor Leon Battista Alberti