The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 138- Bollon (Qld)

Sunday 13/10/2019

Please refer back to my first post for site specifications and to No. 92- Logan City for 2018 specifications.  If you wish to check on this (or any) site for yourself, go to my post on how to check for yourself.

Station: Bollon Mary Street 44010

Opened: 1885

Daily Temperature data from: 1957

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: Bourke, Charleville, Moree, St George, Thargomindah, Walgett.

Location:   Co-ordinates  -28.0331 147.4795

550km west of Brisbane.

BOM site plan 2018:

Google satellite image 2019:

The screen is too close to wide bitumen streets, and trees.

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

FAIL

Percentage of all Australian sites not compliant: 19.06%.



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One Response to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 138- Bollon (Qld)”

  1. Bill In Oz Says:

    Ken I doubt that there is much traffic there at Bollon. But those bitumen streets definitely heat up a lot more than the surrounding area.. And release that heat ( cool down ) slower at night..
    So there is an effect on temperatures measured..

    not accurate !

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