The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 114- Collinsville (Qld)

Wednesday 25/09/2019

Please refer back to my first post for site specifications and to No. 92- Logan City for 2018 specifications.

Station: Collinsville PO 33013

Opened: 1939

Daily Temperature data from: 1957

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: Charters Towers, Townsville.

Location:   Co-ordinates  -20.5533 147.8464

About 175km south-east of Townville.

Collinsville map

BOM site plan 2017:

Collinsville plan2017

 2019 Google satellite image:

Collinsville aerial

The screen is very close to a crusher dust driveway, a footpath and bitumen street, buildings, and trees.

This station is non-compliant, with temperatures reported at Latest Weather Observations and used to adjust data at Acorn sites.


Percentage of all Australian sites not compliant: 15.75%.


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One Response to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 114- Collinsville (Qld)”

  1. Bill in Oz Says:

    That bitumen street has ‘only’ 5 or 6 lanes Ken of heat absorbing surface.. It’s only heating up the BOM’s thermometer a little !

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