The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 193- Jarrahwood (WA)

Tuesday 05/11/2019

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: Jarrahwood 9842

Opened: 1975

Daily Temperature data from: 1975

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: Albany, Bridgetown, Cape Leeuwin.

Location:   Co-ordinates   -33.7964 115.6658

205km south of Perth.

BOM site plan 2017:

Google satellite image 2019:

Well, it’s on short, well maintained grass. But the screen has a 2 metre picket fence on one side and a 1.5 metre picket fence on another, is too close to sheds, shade houses, and a house, and too close to 25 metre 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: 26.66%.

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One Response to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 193- Jarrahwood (WA)”

  1. William in Oz Says:

    Apart from short mown grass I wonder how many of the BOM’s guidelines, this Jarrahwood station meets ?

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