The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 319- Argyle (WA)

Thursday 09/01/2020

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: Argyle Aerodrome 2064

Opened: 1986

Daily Temperature data from: 1994

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: Halls Creek, Victoria River Downs

Co-ordinates: -16.6380 128.4516

580km south-west of Darwin, 680km north-east of Broome.

BOM site plan 2019:

Google satellite image:

The site plan is incorrect, the apron is at least 80 metres from the screen. However, the screen is on an area of bare dirt.

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: 47.9%.

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One Response to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 319- Argyle (WA)”

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