The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 316- Black Point (NT)

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: Black Point 14153

Opened: 1965

Daily Temperature data from: 1990

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: Darwin

Co-ordinates: -11.1538 132.1430

200km north-east of Darwin

BOM site plan 2017:

Google satellite image:

The screen is right beside a dirt track, and 8 to 15 metres from 8m to 10m tall trees.

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: 47.45%.

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2 Responses to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 316- Black Point (NT)”

  1. Bill In Oz Says:

    I suspect that someone at BOM wanted to know when to go swimming over there at this site.

    It’s remote and serves no purpose except that.

    And yes it is not compliant with BOM’s guidelines.

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