The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 317- Murganella Airstrip (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: Murganella Airstrip 14309

Opened: 2012

Daily Temperature data from: 2012

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: —-

Co-ordinates: -11.5485 132.9266

250km north-east of Darwin

BOM site plan 2018:

Google satellite image:

The screen is 4 metres from the bare dirt “cleared area” which surrounds the enclosure (which appears to have rough grass longer than a few centimetres.)

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: 47.6%.

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