The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 272- Marrawah (Tas)

Sunday 01/12/2019

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: Marrawah 91223

Opened: 1971

Daily Temperature data from: 1971

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: Butlers Gorge

Location:   Co-ordinates  -40.9089 144.7094

305km north-west of Hobart, 340km south of Melbourne.

BOM site plan 2016:

Google satellite image 2019:

The screen is enclosed on two sides by sheds, shrubs, and a house, is 15 metres from another shed, and is 5 metres from concrete driveways on two sides.

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: 37.57%.

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2 Responses to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 272- Marrawah (Tas)”

  1. billinoz Says:

    No comment Ken about this being a non compliant BOM weather station

    But I have the feeling that the comment above may be another hacking attempt. Handle with care !

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