The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 306- Perisher Valley (NSW)

Monday 07/01/2020

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: Perisher Valley AWS 71075

Opened: 2010

Daily Temperature data from: 2010

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: —

Co-ordinates: -36.4069 148.4055

380km south-west of Sydney, 345km north-east of Melbourne.

BOM site plan 2019:

Google satellite image:

2016 Photo by Perisher Ski Resort:

The screen is 13 metres from a gravel track, on the edge of a steep downslope, and surrounded by large rocks, shrubs, and grass to 50cm.

This station is non-compliant, with temperatures reported at Latest Weather Observations but not used to adjust data at Acorn sites.

FAIL

Percentage of all sites non-compliant: 45.95%

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One Response to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 306- Perisher Valley (NSW)”

  1. Bill In Oz Says:

    And as shown in the photo, is sheltered from the winds by those lovely snow gums as well !

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