Notes on using BME280 sensor with Raspberry Pi

My BME280 sensor setup to monitor temperature and humidity

I was looking for a sensor to monitor temperature, humidity and pressure using Raspberry Pi and came across BME280 sensor. The sensor is very nicely packaged by Adafruit Industries as you see in the image above. In particular, the stemma QT connectors on the board, make it very easy to connect the sensor board with GPIO pins of the Raspberry Pi. From a point of view of hardware assembly, getting the sensor…