My new unit is doing a pretty good job skipping schedules based on weather. Still, I know it isn’t an exact science, and weather , temps and soil all play a role in whether a schedule is skipped or not.
My unit watered a few days after a rain, but it could have skipped the water, given the cooler weather and soil still damp. I didn’t think the unit would water, but it chose to. Totally understandable given there’s lots of factors at play. But what if there was an indicator that had told me how likely the unit will run/skip the next cycle? It might be a visible percentage or bar that changes as the unit is computing data and getting closer to your watering time, and the end user has the option to check the indicator and make an educated decision if they want to turn off the upcoming cycle or not. For example, the night before a watering, if the unit indicates it’s likely to water but I know my soils are damp, I can do a one time turn off for that cycle. As it is now, my unit waters at 5am, and I’m only alerted about an hour before (4am) that the unit will cancel a cycle. And I’m not really awake to override that decision. Yes, I could just cancel the cycle the night before if the soils appear wet, but getting keyed in to what the unit is thinking earlier would reduce the question in my head “is the unit going to water in the morning or not”.
Just an idea!