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The Whitworth Meteorological Observatory - Current Data

Table of Current Data

Data Plots


Last Updated (UTC)17 Oct 2017 09:39
Atmospheric Pressure (mbar)1004.53
Roof Level Temperature (C)13.70
Street Level Temperature (C)13.70
Max Temperature Last 24H (C)20.57
Min Temperature Last 24H (C)12.20
Relative Humidity (%)59.57
Dew Point Temperature (C)5.98
Wind Speed (m/s)10.42
Wind Direction (Deg)241.53
10 Min Average Wind Speed (m/s)8.91
10 Min Average Wind Direction247.87
Max Wind Speed Last 24H (m/s 1min ave)18.51
Min Wind Speed Last 24H (m/s 1min ave)1.29
Max Wind Gust Last 24H (m/s)24.13
Precipitation Rate (mm/hour)0.00
Accumulated Precipitation (mm last 24H)1901.57
Precipitation ClassificationNo Precipitation
Meteorological Optical Range (Km)89.69
Total Downward Solar Radiation (W/m2)367.05
Indirect Downward Solar Radiation (W/m2)112.91
Direct Downward Solar Radiation (W/m2)254.14
Downward Terrestrial Radiation (W/m2)-84.57
Sunny Now?Yes
Sunshine Hours last 24H (H)3.13
Cloud Base Height (m)923.54
Estimated Current Cloud Cover (Oktas)4.00



Record Values Since:
Max Temperature (C)865.27
Min Temperature (C)05 Jan 2017 08:15-0.70
Max Wind Speed (m/s 1min ave)865.27
Max Wind gust (m/s)865.27
Max Rainfall in 24H (mm)17 Oct 2017 04:211901.57


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