The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 46- Newcastle University (NSW)

Please refer back to my first post for site specifications.

Station:  Newcastle University 61390

Opened: 1998

Daily Temperature data from: 1998

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: —

Location: Co-ordinates   -32.8906 151.7068

Newcastle Uni map

2017 BOM Site Plan:

Newcastle Uni plan2017

2019 satellite image:

Newcastle Uni aerial

Wider view:

Newcastle Uni wideview

Road view:

Newcastle Uni road

But in 2008 the screen was in a bare grassy oval:

Newcastle Uni plan2008

Since 2008, basketball courts, paths, and a gravel driveway have been added.  The surroundings have changed markedly.

This station is not compliant, but temperatures are reported at Latest Weather Observations.    Luckily, unreliable temperatures from here are not used to adjust data at Acorn sites.


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One Response to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 46- Newcastle University (NSW)”

  1. Bill in Oz Says:

    No comment Ken. You have said it all.

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