The days of trying to convince a toddler to hold a thermometer under his tongue for a few minutes are finally over! Forehead thermometers are a fast and easy way to take accurate temperatures. We took on the task of finding the best forehead thermometer by researching and reviewing bestselling options from all over the place. What we ended up with: a top ten list to help you handle the next bug your kiddo brings home! Take a look at the following features to look for in a forehead thermometer to help you choose.
Type: We focused on infrared temporal thermometers since they’re fast and accurate--ideal as a child thermometer or infant thermometer. Double check when buying.
Touchless: These thermometers are all no-contact. You hold them just above the skin to take a reading, so it’s more hygienic.
Units: The options in our forehead thermometer reviews can be switched between showing readings in Celsius or Fahrenheit.
Size: Too big, too small, or just right? Find the perfect size of forehead thermometer by paying attention to the dimensions.
Weight: Want a thermometer that feels solid in your hand or one that won’t weigh you down? Check out our weight listing in each review.
Warranty: We like to include the warranty wherever possible to give you an idea of how long the manufacturer “protects” their product.
So now you’re familiar with a few of the specs we’ve included with each thermometer review, and it’s time to take a look at the best forehead thermometers. The first two reviews are probably the most important if you’re in a hurry: our overall top pick and budget pick, if you need to make a decision fast! It’s time to move on from the armpit and under-the-tongue thermometers, to bigger and better things!