The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 178- Bickley (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: Bickley 9240

Opened: 1969

Daily Temperature data from: 1994

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: Cunderdin, Perth Airport, .

Location:   Co-ordinates  -32.0072 116.1369

26.5km east of Perth CBD.

BOM site plan 2018:

Google satellite image 2019:

This station at Perth Observatory is on bare dirt or gravel, close to bitumen, concrete slabs, shrubs and trees, and buildings.

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: 24.59%.

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2 Responses to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 178- Bickley (WA)”

  1. Bill In Oz Says:

    This is the state WA government observatory. With telescopes to observe the stars etc..

    I would have thought that BOM could ask the management to observe the guidelines for the BOM weather station on it’s site. But no, it it hasn’t or it doesn’t.

    I keep on tripping over thinking that all this is a mistake; just a stuff !
    But increasing i’m coming to the view that either this is all planed or the BOM just simply is totally incompetent. up.

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