ClimateMinder Soil Monitoring

ClimateMinder is the most affordable way to get Rain Bird quality soil moisture and irrigation event monitoring. Built using the same high standards as all Rain Bird products, ClimateMinder uses clean templates, icons, and reports that take the guesswork out of irrigation management. 

Easy to Use and Well Supported

Simple to use clean interface answers the question growers need to know:

  • Did the system run last night?  Was it off or a had a problem?
  • Irrigate enough?  Too much?
  • Is fertilizer leaching?  Did it penetrate all the way?


System to Grow With

Start with one unit and add more as fields grow and expand.  All the data is collected and presented in the same easy-to-read interface. 


  • is a clean, easy to use interface with indicators and charts that quickly relay information growers need to make irrigation choices
  • Sensors at each depth allow the grower to watch water move through the profile making sure irrigation is reaching the root zone, and not moving past it
  • Pressure switch tracks irrigation events, recording exactly when irrigation starts and stops
  • Daily emailed reports available so the grower can have the latest field conditions to start the day
  • Easy to follow how-to videos, quick start guides, email support, and telephone help are available for support


  • Reduce plant stress
  • Improve yield
  • Verify irrigation schedules are followed
  • Increase crop quality
  • Stop fertilizer leaching
  • Maximize water usage
  • Access to actionable data anytime, anywhere 


Package includes:

  • Choice of Rain Bird RB40 Soil Moisture Probes to fit the crop:
  • Pressure switch triggered at 5psi
  • Onboard data storage:
    • Reading every 15-minutes
    • Reporting every 3-hours
  • Cellular communication link
  • Solar power with battery backup
  • Plug and play connectors
  • Push button diagnostics
  • Data available at or from daily emailed reports

Model Comparison

Single Depth or Potted Plant

Multi-Depth, 16" Profile Probe

Full Profile, 32" Profile Probe 

ClimateMinder Single Depth Diagram ClimateMinder 16" Probe Diagram  
  • Soil moisture, temperature, and salinity in soil or soiless substrate at a single depth
  • Easy to install, easy to move from pot-to-pot, plant-to-plant
  • Includes one single point soil sensor and pressure switch
  • Record soil moisture and temperature at four depths (4", 8", 12", 16")
  • Track irrigation and fertigation through shallow crop roots
  • Includes one 16" profile probe and pressure switch
  • Record soil moisture and temperature at six depths (4", 8", 12", 16", 24", and 32")
  • Track irrigation, drainage, and leaching through and below the target root zone
  • Includes one 36" profile probe and pressure switch


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