The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 321- Telfer (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: Telfer Aero 13030

Opened: 1974

Daily Temperature data from: 1974

Data used to adjust Acorn sites at: Marble Bar, Port Hedland, Wittenoom

Co-ordinates: -21.7125 122.2281

1,300km north-east of Perth.

BOM site plan 2018:

Google satellite image:

The screen is close to bare red dirt, dry and dusty for most of the year. Vehicles drive close to the screen.

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


Percentage of all sites non-compliant: 48.2%.

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One Response to “The Wacky World of Weather Stations: No. 321- Telfer (WA)”

  1. Bill In Oz Says:

    A Fly in Fly out mining camp airport !

    Never heard of it before..

    But the BOM site is not representative. The ground has been scraped bare of all and any vegetation. This is clear is you back off in Google Earth.

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