The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 314- Mount Isa (Qld)

Wednesday 08/01/2020

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: Mount Isa Aero 29127

Opened: 1966

Daily Temperature data from: 1966

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: Boulia, Camooweal, Richmond (Qld), Tennant Creek

Co-ordinates: -20.6778 139.4875

1,565km north-west of Brisbane

BOM site plan 2016:

Google satellite image:

The screen is on bare dusty soil.

This station is non-compliant, with temperatures reported at Latest Weather Observations and used to adjust data at Acorn sites.

FAIL

Percentage of all sites non-compliant: 47.15%.

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One Response to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 314- Mount Isa (Qld)”

  1. Bill In Oz Says:

    What to say Ken ? There’s a drought there now.

    How can there be grass to 2 cm high grow thee ?
    Puzzling !

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