METEOROLOGICAL DATA FOR 2009 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 | 5.6| 6.0| | | | | | | | | | | 5.8| | -Daily Minimum | -0.1| 1.0| | | | | | | | | | | 0.4| | -Monthly | 2.7| 3.5| | | | | | | | | | | 3.1| | -Monthly Dewpt. | 0.9| 1.2| | | | | | | | | | | 1.1| | Extremes | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Highest | 12.7| 13.9| | | | | | | | | | | 13.9| | -Date | 11| 17| | | | | | | | | | | FEB 17| | -Lowest | -5.3| -12.9| | | | | | | | | | | -12.9| | -Date | 2| 9| | | | | | | | | | | FEB 9| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |DEGREE DAYS | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Heating Base 65°F | 862| 741| | | | | | | | | | | 1603| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Cooling Base 65°F | 0| 0| | | | | | | | | | | 0| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |SOLAR RADIATION (W/m2) | 16.2| 37.8| | | | | | | | | | | 27.0| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |NUMBER OF DAYS | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sunrise to Sunset | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Clear | 31| 28| | | | | | | | | | | 59| | -Partly Cloudy | 0| 0| | | | | | | | | | | 0| | -Cloudy | 0| 0| | | | | | | | | | | 0| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Precipitation | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | .01 inches or more | 18| 20| | | | | | | | | | | 38| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Snow, Ice pellets | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 1.0 inches or more | 0| 0| | | | | | | | | | | 0| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thunderstorms | 0| 0| | | | | | | | | | | 0| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Heavy Fog, visibility| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 1/4 mile or less | 0| 0| | | | | | | | | | | 0| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Temperature | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Maximum | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 90°F and above | 0| 0| | | | | | | | | | | 0| | 32°F and below | 1| 1| | | | | | | | | | | 2| | -Minimum | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 32°F and below | 18| 10| | | | | | | | | | | 28| | 0°F and below | 0| 0| | | | | | | | | | | 0| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |PRESSURE | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Average | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Monthly |1000.5|1010.2| | | | | | | | | | | 1005.3| | Extremes | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Highest |1033.8|1025.6| | | | | | | | | | | 1033.8| | -Date | 2| 19| | | | | | | | | | | JAN 2| | -Lowest | 965.0| 984.9| | | | | | | | | | | 965.0| | -Date | 19| 6| | | | | | | | | | | JAN 19| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |RELATIVE HUMIDITY (%) | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Average | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Monthly | 86.3| 84.6| | | | | | | | | | | 85.4| | -Local Time | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Hour 01 | 88| 87| | | | | | | | | | | 87| | Hour 07 | 89| 88| | | | | | | | | | | 88| | Hour 13 | 82| 80| | | | | | | | | | | 81| | Hour 19 | 87| 84| | | | | | | | | | | 85| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |PRECIPITATION | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Water Equivalent | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Total | 32.9| 70.6| | | | | | | | | | | 103.5| | -Greatest (24 hrs) | 8.4| 13.7| | | | | | | | | | | 13.7| | -Date | 25| 2-3| | | | | | | | | | | FEB 2-3| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Snow, Ice pellets | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Total | 0.0| 0.0| | | | | | | | | | | 0.0| | -Greatest (24 hrs) | 0.0| 0.0| | | | | | | | | | | 0.0| | -Date | | | | | | | | | | | | | | +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |WIND | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Resultant | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Direction | 167| 308| | | | | | | | | | | 191| | -Speed | 2.2| 1.0| | | | | | | | | | | 0.8| | Average Speed | 2.9| 2.3| | | | | | | | | | | 2.6| | Maximum One-minute | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Average | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Direction | NNW| WNW| | | | | | | | | | | WNW| | -Speed | 1| 2| | | | | | | | | | | 2| | -Date | 1| 8| | | | | | | | | | | FEB 8| | Peak Gust | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Direction | SSE| WNW| | | | | | | | | | | SSE| | -Speed | 35| 33| | | | | | | | | | | 35| | -Date | 17| 25| | | | | | | | | | | JAN 17| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+
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 | 7.8| 7.5| 9.2| 12.8| 13.6| 16.1| 18.5| 18.2| 16.3| 12.9| 8.7| 6.1| 12.3| | -Daily Minimum | 2.9| 1.2| 1.8| 4.2| 6.4| 8.9| 11.5| 10.5| 8.4| 5.2| 2.6| 0.5| 5.3| | -Monthly | 5.4| 4.4| 5.5| 8.5| 10.0| 12.5| 15.0| 14.3| 12.3| 9.0| 5.7| 3.3| 8.8| | -Monthly Dewpt. | 2.6| 1.6| 1.4| 3.9| 6.0| 8.8| 11.1| 10.7| 8.7| 5.8| 3.2| 1.2| 5.4| | 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| -12.9| -5.8| -2.0| 0.5| 3.1| 7.3| 4.5| 2.9| -0.6| -6.9| -6.9| -12.9| | -Year | 2008| 2009| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2007| 2008| 2008| 2007| FEB 2009| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |MEAN DEGREE DAYS | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Heating Base 65°F | 575| 703| 703| 524| 455| 305| 177| 216| 316| 512| 679| 820| 5982| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Cooling Base 65°F | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 5| 3| 1| 0| 0| 0| 8| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |SOLAR RADIATION (W/m2) | 11.8| 40.8| 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 | 22.0| 28.3| 31.0| 30.0| 31.0| 30.0| 30.0| 31.0| 30.0| 31.0| 30.0| 30.5| 354.8| | -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 | 15.0| 16.7| 18.5| 12.5| 10.5| 17.5| 17.0| 18.5| 16.5| 14.5| 21.5| 18.5| 197.2| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 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 | 0.3| 0.3| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.5| 1.2| | -Minimum | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 32°F and below | 10.0| 10.3| 7.5| 3.5| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 0.0| 1.5| 7.0| 11.5| 51.3| | 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 |1004.9|1007.5|1003.1|1013.2|1008.0|1010.1|1006.4|1006.5|1013.1|1009.6|1008.7|1010.0| 1008.4| | Extremes | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Record Highest |1033.8|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 | 2009| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2008| 2008| FEB 2008| | -Record Lowest | 965.0| 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 | 2009| 2007| 2008| 2008| 2007| 2008| 2007| 2007| 2008| 2008| 2008| 2008| JAN 1970| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |RELATIVE HUMIDITY (%) | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Average | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Monthly | 82.8| 82.5| 76.6| 75.4| 78.2| 80.8| 81.0| 81.3| 80.8| 81.1| 84.5| 85.9| 80.9| | -Local Time | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Hour 01 | 83| 85| 82| 84| 87| 90| 90| 88| 87| 85| 86| 86| 86| | Hour 07 | 84| 86| 84| 86| 85| 87| 88| 89| 89| 87| 87| 86| 87| | Hour 13 | 81| 76| 65| 63| 69| 70| 72| 72| 70| 73| 79| 84| 73| | Hour 19 | 83| 83| 77| 70| 74| 76| 76| 77| 78| 80| 85| 86| 79| +-------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+---------+ |PRECIPITATION | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Water Equivalent | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | -Mean | 42.4| 58.2| 45.8| 49.1| 54.3| 62.6| 63.3| 97.7| 54.2| 43.3| 92.1| 54.8| 717.8| | -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 | 210| 252| 295| 325| 65| 355| 330| 314| 310| 260| 300| 232| 290| | -Speed | 1.3| 0.7| 1.8| 0.4| 0.6| 1.1| 0.7| 0.6| 0.5| 0.9| 1.8| 0.9| 0.6| | Average Speed | 3.4| 3.0| 4.2| 3.1| 2.6| 3.2| 2.7| 2.5| 2.1| 2.2| 3.1| 2.8| 2.9| | 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 February 2009. 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.