The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 179- Gosnells (WA)

Sunday 27/10/2019

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: Gosnells City 9106

Opened: 1961

Daily Temperature data from: 1991

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

Location:   Co-ordinates  -32.0481 115.9844

16km south-east of Perth CBD.

BOM site plan 2017:

Google satellite image 2019:

Google street view 2016:

This has to rate in the top 10 of the very worst stations. It is 2 metres from concrete and surrounded by acres of bitumen, council vehicles and equipment, and large sheds.

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: 24.72%.

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One Response to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 179- Gosnells (WA)”

  1. Bill In Oz Says:

    Yes Ken ! definitely a top 10 entrant !

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