The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 199- Ravensthorpe (WA)

Thursday 07/11/2019

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: Ravensthorpe 10633

Opened: 1901

Daily Temperature data from: 1962

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: Albany, Esperance.

Location:   Co-ordinates  -33.5803 120.0458

432km south-east of Perth.

BOM site plan 2017:

Google satellite image 2019:

Close to buildings, a colourbond fence, shrubs and trees, gravel tracks, and the dirt carpark of the church hall.

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: 27.49%.

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One Response to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 199- Ravensthorpe (WA)”

  1. William in Oz Says:

    A small mining town. But the BOM has it’s weather station in the midst of the UHI effect !

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