The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 213- Narembeen (WA)

Tuesday 12/11/2019

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: Narembeen 10612

Opened: 1927

Daily Temperature data from: 1965

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: Cunderdin, Esperance, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Merredin.

Location:   Co-ordinates  -32.0656 118.3956

240km east of Perth.

BOM site plan 2013:

Google satellite image 2019:

Google street view 2008:

Right in a carpark (probably bitumen)- note the vehicle parked beside it in the street view- and with buildings and solid fences on three sides, and close to the bitumen street and paved footpath- not much more could be wrong.

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: 29.42%.

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One Response to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 213- Narembeen (WA)”

  1. Bill in Oz Says:

    Ahh well Ken, now we know : At BOM anything will do ! No professional knowledge or expertise for siting these weather stations is needed !

    Sack the dopes !

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