Temperature monitor issue

Hi, I’m having trouble with the DHT sensor that comes with the particle e-series. I followed the steps that were given to me here but every time I run the sample code I always get unusual readings for temperature(491 degrees Fahrenheit and 255 degrees Celsius) and nan for humidity. When I unplug the sensor, it returns 0 degrees Celsius and 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Any help would be appreciated since nothing seems to work, the sample code is given in the link provided.

You should post the code you are using. Otherwise we can only speculate.

// You'll need to include the Adafruit DHT library from the libraries section
#include "Adafruit_DHT.h"

// This example assumes the sensor to be plugged into CONN2
#define DHTPIN D1     // what pin we're connected to

// Here we define the type of sensor used
#define DHTTYPE DHT11        // DHT 11 


void setup() {

    // We open up a serial port to monitor the sensor values
    Serial.println("DHT11 test!");


void loop() {
    // Wait a few seconds between measurements.

    // Reading temperature or humidity takes about 250 milliseconds!
    // Sensor readings may also be up to 2 seconds 
    float h = dht.getHumidity();
    // Read temperature as Celsius
    float t = dht.getTempCelcius();
    // Read temperature as Farenheit
    float f = dht.getTempFarenheit();

    // Check if any reads failed and exit early (to try again).
    if (isnan(h) || isnan(t) || isnan(f)) {
        Serial.println("Failed to read from DHT sensor!");

    // Print the data over serial
    Serial.print("Humid: "); 
    Serial.print("% - ");
    Serial.print("Temp: "); 
    Serial.print("*F ");

    // Publish data to the Particle cloud. 
    // Remember that you'll consume data every time you publish to the cloud.
    Particle.publish("temp", String (f));
    Particle.publish("humi", String (h));
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