How to read Watering Forecast on the controller

In by Mack Dalley

How to read and understand the Watering Forecast page.

If you are using the Smart Watering feature, you will note the Jog Dial shows the next estimated watering for your system (shown below).

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To check what watering has taken place as well view future watering’s for your system. You can click on the schedule near the bottom of the page titled ‘Watering Forecast’.

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The Watering Information page then pulls up and explains your controllers precipitation behavior.

Line 1- Date and watering behavior for that day

Line 2- Weather forecast and temperature to correspond with the day

Line 3- Shows the information to match the highlighted (in blue) day

Line 4- Shows the ‘bucket’ or water levels for each zone

*The Skydrop icon within the buckets, indicates watering by the Skydrop controller



The ‘Buckets’ show some additional information to help monitor your water usage.

1- The Skydrop logo indicates when the controller has watered. The small calendar indicates when a schedule is set up for that zone.

2- Indicates the zone number with the corresponding bucket.

3- Indicates the selected plant types for each zone (rendering).