The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 159- Mandora (WA)

Sunday 20/10/2019

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: Mandora 4019

Opened: 1913

Daily Temperature data from: 1962

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: Marble Bar.

Location:   Co-ordinates  -19.7419 120.8433

245km south-west of Broome, 1,450km north of Perth.

BOM site plan 2018

Google satellite image 2019:

In the middle of a dirt road!

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: 21.96%.

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One Response to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 159- Mandora (WA)”

  1. Bill In Oz Says:

    Ken I think this must take the cake ! BOM’s got a BOM weather station in the middle of a dirt road !
    I did not believe what you wrote so I went & checked it out on Google earth for myself. And yes there it is in the middle of the dirt track !
    https://earth.google.com/web/@-19.74210609,120.84332416,11.86454609a,304.85021297d,35y,-0h,0t,0r
    Bugger !

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