METEOROLOGICAL DATA FOR 2008 Garioch
Latitude: 57° 17' 25" N Longitude: 2° 23' 23" W Elevation: 240 ft Time Zone: GMT +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ | | JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC | Year| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |TEMPERATURE | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Average | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Daily Maximum | 6.9| 9.1| 8.1| 10.2| 13.0| 17.1| 19.1| 18.3| 16.6| 11.6| 8.3| 6.0| 12.0| | -Daily Minimum | 0.8| 1.2| 0.7| 2.8| 7.2| 8.7| 12.2| 11.0| 8.8| 4.3| 1.9| 0.7| 5.0| | -Monthly | 3.9| 5.2| 4.4| 6.5| 10.1| 12.9| 15.7| 14.6| 12.7| 7.9| 5.1| 3.4| 8.5| | -Monthly Dewpt. | 1.4| 1.5| 0.4| 2.9| 6.7| 8.2| 11.8| 11.6| 9.4| 4.5| 2.6| 1.2| 5.2| | Extremes | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Highest | 12.4| 15.0| 13.0| 18.4| 21.0| 24.1| 27.9| 22.2| 22.8| 18.5| 14.8| 12.8| 27.9| | -Date | 27| 21| 31| 3| 10| 9| 22| 28| 20| 10| 14| 21| JUL 22| | -Lowest | -5.6| -6.3| -5.8| -2.0| 0.5| 3.1| 9.5| 6.8| 3.9| -0.6| -6.9| -5.5| -6.9| | -Date | 12| 2| 26| 10| 19| 24| 20| 8| 5| 28| 30| 3| NOV 30| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |DEGREE DAYS | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Heating Base 65°F | 799| 679| 765| 631| 447| 284| 140| 198| 295| 571| 709| 829| 6347| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Cooling Base 65°F | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 9| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |SOLAR RADIATION (W/m2) | 16.5| 48.6| 100.6| 145.3| 155.9| 202.6| 185.1| 124.0| 100.0| 53.8| 22.8| 10.4| 97.1| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |NUMBER OF DAYS | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sunrise to Sunset | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Clear | 31| 29| 31| 30| 31| 30| 29| 31| 30| 31| 30| 31| 364| | -Partly Cloudy | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| | -Cloudy | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Precipitation | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | .01 inches or more | 25| 7| 22| 19| 4| 19| 12| 19| 16| 18| 20| 20| 201| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Snow, Ice pellets | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 1.0 inches or more | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thunderstorms | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Heavy Fog, visibility| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 1/4 mile or less | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Temperature | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Maximum | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 90°F and above | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| | 32°F and below | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| | -Minimum | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 32°F and below | 12| 10| 10| 5| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 3| 12| 8| 60| | 0°F and below | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |PRESSURE | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Average | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Monthly | 998.6|1010.5| 997.1|1007.4|1010.8|1009.2|1008.5|1002.9|1012.2|1002.3|1005.3|1010.7| 1006.3| | Extremes | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Highest |1023.0|1041.6|1030.6|1024.1|1026.3|1022.2|1021.2|1015.0|1033.3|1019.5|1031.2|1040.6| 1041.6| | -Date | 27| 14| 4| 3| 26| 8| 24| 29| 25| 9| 16| 26| FEB 14| | -Lowest | 967.5| 970.0| 962.7| 990.0| 992.0| 989.5| 990.4| 986.3| 985.8| 979.7| 977.5| 969.6| 962.7| | -Date | 9| 29| 10| 11| 1| 22| 7| 10| 30| 20| 11| 4| MAR 10| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |RELATIVE HUMIDITY (%) | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Average | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Monthly | 84.2| 78.6| 76.5| 80.1| 81.2| 75.8| 81.6| 84.1| 83.9| 79.6| 84.5| 86.2| 81.3| | -Local Time | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Hour 01 | 85| 82| 82| 88| 89| 87| 90| 91| 91| 82| 86| 88| 87| | Hour 07 | 86| 84| 83| 90| 85| 81| 89| 91| 92| 84| 88| 86| 87| | Hour 13 | 81| 69| 65| 69| 72| 63| 72| 75| 71| 75| 78| 84| 73| | Hour 19 | 85| 80| 76| 75| 78| 72| 77| 81| 83| 78| 85| 85| 80| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |PRECIPITATION | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Water Equivalent | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Total | 90.4| 20.8| 51.3| 78.0| 7.6| 61.2| 53.6| 107.8| 53.4| 63.6| 45.8| 63.6| 697.2| | -Greatest (24 hrs) | 28.7| 6.6| 8.1| 19.8| 6.6| 20.1| 22.6| 33.0| 14.9| 12.7| 15.8| 22.6| 33.0| | -Date | 4-5| 29| 20-21| 8-9| 28-29| 21-22| 7-8| 21-22| 15-16| 7-8| 23-24| 13-14|AUG 21-22| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Snow, Ice pellets | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Total | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| | -Greatest (24 hrs) | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| | -Date | | | | | | | | | | | | | | +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |WIND | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Resultant | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Direction | 214| 235| 303| 22| 78| 307| 24| 102| 129| 283| 291| 258| 280| | -Speed | 1.5| 1.8| 2.5| 0.6| 1.4| 1.0| 0.3| 0.4| 0.4| 1.7| 1.4| 0.8| 0.5| | Average Speed | 3.4| 3.4| 4.4| 3.2| 2.5| 3.1| 2.9| 2.2| 1.9| 2.9| 2.8| 2.6| 2.9| | Maximum One-minute | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Average | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Direction | W| NW| N| W| E| W| NW| S| N| N| SSE| SSE| NW| | -Speed | 24| 34| 31| 17| 17| 20| 18| 16| 16| 0| 3| 3| 34| | -Date | 9| 22| 21| 1| 28| 9| 20| 16| 6| 1| 1| 4| FEB 22| | Peak Gust | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Direction | WSW| N| N| N| SE| NNW| WNW| SSE| S| WSW| W| WNW| WSW| | -Speed | 44| 36| 39| 29| 21| 27| 29| 22| 25| 32| 31| 37| 44| | -Date | 18| 22| 1| 6| 22| 20| 19| 17| 11| 25| 19| 19| JAN 18| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+
MEANS AND EXTREMES* Garioch
Latitude: 57° 17' 25" N Longitude: 2° 23' 23" W Elevation: 240 ft Time Zone: GMT +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ | | JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC | Year| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |TEMPERATURE | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Average | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Daily Maximum | 9.0| 8.3| 9.2| 12.8| 13.6| 16.1| 18.5| 18.2| 16.3| 12.9| 8.7| 6.1| 12.5| | -Daily Minimum | 4.4| 1.4| 1.8| 4.2| 6.4| 8.9| 11.5| 10.5| 8.4| 5.2| 2.6| 0.5| 5.5| | -Monthly | 6.7| 4.8| 5.5| 8.5| 10.0| 12.5| 15.0| 14.3| 12.3| 9.0| 5.7| 3.3| 9.0| | -Monthly Dewpt. | 3.5| 1.8| 1.4| 3.9| 6.0| 8.8| 11.1| 10.7| 8.7| 5.8| 3.2| 1.2| 5.5| | Extremes | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Record Highest | 12.8| 15.0| 15.2| 24.4| 22.3| 24.1| 27.9| 26.6| 22.8| 19.5| 15.8| 13.8| 27.9| | -Year | 2007| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2008| 2008| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2007| JUL 2008| | -Record Lowest | -5.6| -6.3| -5.8| -2.0| 0.5| 3.1| 7.3| 4.5| 2.9| -0.6| -6.9| -6.9| -6.9| | -Year | 2008| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2008| 2008| 2007| DEC 2007| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |MEAN DEGREE DAYS | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Heating Base 65°F | 431| 684| 703| 524| 455| 305| 177| 216| 316| 512| 679| 820| 5820| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Cooling Base 65°F | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 5| 3| 1| 0| 0| 0| 8| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |SOLAR RADIATION (W/m2) | 9.6| 42.2| 102.7| 159.4| 173.4| 182.4| 168.5| 136.4| 98.6| 57.1| 22.0| 11.5| 97.0| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |MEAN NUMBER OF DAYS | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sunrise to Sunset | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Clear | 17.5| 28.5| 31.0| 30.0| 31.0| 30.0| 30.0| 31.0| 30.0| 31.0| 30.0| 30.5| 350.5| | -Partly Cloudy | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| | -Cloudy | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Precipitation | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | .01 inches or more | 13.5| 15.0| 18.5| 12.5| 10.5| 17.5| 17.0| 18.5| 16.5| 14.5| 21.5| 18.5| 194.0| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Snow, Ice pellets | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 1.0 inches or more | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thunderstorms | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Heavy Fog, visibility| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 1/4 mile or less | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Temperature | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Maximum | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 90°F and above | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| | 32°F and below | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.5| 0.5| | -Minimum | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 32°F and below | 6.0| 10.5| 7.5| 3.5| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 1.5| 7.0| 11.5| 47.5| | 0°F and below | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |MEAN PRESSURE | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Average | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Monthly |1007.0|1006.1|1003.1|1013.2|1008.0|1010.1|1006.4|1006.5|1013.1|1009.6|1008.7|1010.0| 1008.5| | Extremes | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Record Highest |1023.8|1041.6|1035.7|1036.8|1026.3|1029.7|1021.2|1025.2|1033.3|1031.4|1031.2|1040.6| 1041.6| | -Year | 2007| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2008| 2008| FEB 2008| | -Record Lowest | 967.5| 965.2| 962.7| 990.0| 982.7| 989.5| 989.1| 985.1| 985.8| 979.7| 977.5| 969.6| 0.0| | -Year | 2008| 2007| 2008| 2008| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2008| JAN 1970| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |RELATIVE HUMIDITY (%) | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Average | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Monthly | 81.0| 81.4| 76.6| 75.4| 78.2| 80.8| 81.0| 81.3| 80.8| 81.1| 84.5| 85.9| 80.7| | -Local Time | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Hour 01 | 81| 84| 82| 84| 87| 90| 90| 88| 87| 85| 86| 86| 86| | Hour 07 | 82| 86| 84| 86| 85| 87| 88| 89| 89| 87| 87| 86| 86| | Hour 13 | 81| 73| 65| 63| 69| 70| 72| 72| 70| 73| 79| 84| 73| | Hour 19 | 82| 83| 77| 70| 74| 76| 76| 77| 78| 80| 85| 86| 79| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |PRECIPITATION | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Water Equivalent | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Mean | 47.1| 52.0| 45.8| 49.1| 54.3| 62.6| 63.3| 97.7| 54.2| 43.3| 92.1| 54.8| 716.3| | -Maximum Monthly | 90.42| 83.12| 51.31| 77.98| 101.00| 63.92| 73.05| 107.81| 54.97| 63.60| 138.45| 63.56| 138.45| | -Year | 2008| 2007| 2008| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2008| NOV 2007| | -Minimum Monthly | 3.79| 20.83| 40.26| 20.25| 7.62| 61.21| 53.59| 87.53| 53.43| 23.07| 45.84| 45.97| 0.00| | -Year | 2007| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2008| 2007| JAN 1970| | -Greatest (24 hrs) | 28.7| 29.2| 9.1| 19.8| 37.1| 20.1| 22.6| 41.4| 19.3| 13.0| 34.3| 22.6| 41.4| | -Year | 2008| 2007| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2008| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2008| AUG 2007| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Snow,Ice pellets,Hail| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Mean | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| | -Maximum Monthly | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| | -Year | 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| JAN 1970| | -Minimum Monthly | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| | -Year | 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| JAN 1970| | -Greatest (day) | 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| | -Year | 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2007| JAN 1970| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |WIND | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Resultant | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Direction | 268| 205| 295| 325| 65| 355| 330| 314| 310| 260| 300| 232| 289| | -Speed | 1.8| 1.1| 1.8| 0.4| 0.6| 1.1| 0.7| 0.6| 0.5| 0.9| 1.8| 0.9| 0.7| | Average Speed | 3.7| 3.4| 4.2| 3.1| 2.6| 3.2| 2.7| 2.5| 2.1| 2.2| 3.1| 2.8| 3.0| | Maximum One-minute | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Average | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Direction | W| NW| N| W| E| W| NW| S| N| N| W| WNW| NW| | -Speed | 24| 34| 31| 17| 17| 20| 18| 16| 16| 0| 23| 24| 34| | -Year | 2008| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2007| FEB 2008| | Peak Gust | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Direction | WSW| N| SSE| W| SW| NNW| WNW| S| NNW| WSW| NW| WNW| WSW| | -Speed | 44| 36| 41| 30| 32| 27| 29| 28| 30| 32| 39| 37| 44| | -Year | 2008| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2008| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2008| JAN 2008| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ *NOTE: Length of record: January 2004 to December 2008. PRECIPITATION +------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ | Year | JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC | Annual | +------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ | 2004 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 2005 | | | | | | | | | | | | | |
STATION LOCATION AND INSTRUMENTATION
Garioch
+-------------------------+----------+----------+------------+------------+-----------------------------------------------------+ | | | | | | Elevation Above (ft) | | | | | | +------+----------------------------------------------+ | | | | | | | Ground | | | | | Latitude | Longitude | Sea +-----+-----+-----+---------+-------+----------+ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Location | Occupied | Occupied | North | West | Level| Wind| Sun | Temp| Humidity| Rain | Barometer| | | From | To | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | +-------------------------+----------+----------+------------+------------+------+-----+-----+-----+---------+-------+----------+ | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Morven |01/01/2007| |57° 17' 25" |2° 23' 23" W| 240| 240| 240| 240| 240 | 240 | 240 | |Inverurie | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | +-------------------------+----------+----------+------------+------------+------+-----+-----+-----+---------+-------+----------+ Notes: Units are: Temperature=°C, Wind=mph, Pressure=Millibars, Precipitation=mm.
INSTRUMENTATION DETAIL
The following equipment is used for measuring meteorological data at this station: Davis Vantage Pro, Vantage Pro Plus, Vantage Pro2, Vantage Pro2 Plus Wind: Electronic sensors: Large cups: Instantaneous speed to 120 mph and direction to nearest 7, greater of 2 mph or 5%. Small cups: Instantaneous speed to 175 mph and direction to nearest 7, greater of 3 mph or 5%. Temperature: Electronic sensor: -40 to 140F, 1F. Humidity: Electronic sensor: 0 to 100% RH, 3%. Barometer: Electronic sensor: 26.00 to 32.00 inches Hg, 0.05". Rainfall: 6.5-inch diameter electronic tipping bucket rain gauge. Resolution 0.01", 4%. Sunshine: Electronic sensor: 0 to 1600 W/m^2, 5%. UV: Electronic sensor: 0 to 16 Index, 8%. Snow, ice pellets, glaze and other meteorological phenomenon not recorded by the Weather Computer are manually observed and recorded in the station record.