The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 177- Mullewa (WA)

Saturday 26/10/2019

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: Mullewa 8095

Opened: 1896

Daily Temperature data from: 1925

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: Geraldton, Meekatharra, Morawa.

Location:   Co-ordinates  -28.5367 115.5142

380km north of Perth.

BOM site plan 2018:

Google satellite image 2019:

Google street view 2008:

Another station in a council depot, beside large areas of bare ground, near concrete, containers, sheds, and a 2 metre fibro fence.

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: 24.45%.

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One Response to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 177- Mullewa (WA)”

  1. Bill In Oz Says:

    I looked at the Google Earth image for this station at Mullewa. It’s as you say Ken.

    Small town with low population but BOM has managed to park it’s weather station right there next to sheds, concrete, containers etc.

    Not compliant.

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