Our Favorite Pool Thermometers

These pool thermometers can help you decide when it’s swimming time

Thermometer floating in a pool
Is it warm enough to dive in? Here's the best way to find out.Pixabay

Great pool thermometers come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and some of them in fun designs. For families with children, they can be a must to help determine when the pool is warm enough for the little ones to enjoy without turning various shades of blue. The perfect pool thermometer is different for every individual, though they all share a few things in common – one of the most important being that they’re easy to read without requiring you to even dip your toe into the water. Here are a few great pool thermometers to consider.

VIVOSUN pH and TDS Meter
Not only can you test the water with this nifty device, you can also check the quality of the water.VIVOSUN

This pool thermometer is made with durable materials, features a high-quality design, and is easy to use. You’ll receive two devices, a pH meter, and a 3-in-1 TDS EC Temperature Meter when you purchase this VIVOSUN pool thermometer.

Milliard Floating Guy Pool Thermometer
This thermometer is 7 inches tall and reads the temperature in Fahrenheit and Celsius.Milliard

Add a hint of whimsy to your pool with a practical feature when choosing this pool thermometer from Milliard. The top floats in your pool and is shaped like a man on a bright yellow float. The thermometer is made of ABS plastic for durability, comes equipped with a rope tether to prevent it from floating away, and displays temperature in Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Etekcity Lasergrip Infrared Temperature Thermometer
The tool allows you to test from a distance.Etekcity

Featuring a 12:1 spot ratio, this thermometer can measure surface temperatures between -58 and approximately 1022 degrees Fahrenheit. It allows you to test temperature from a distance – distances of 14.17 inches work best. While you can use this infrared thermometer on your swimming pool to ensure the water is warm enough for all to swim comfortably, you can also use it for cooking and barbequing. This is not intended for human or animal temperature measurement, however.