Atmospheric temperature observations from the Armagh Observatory, founded in 1790 by Archbishop Richard Robinson. As well as astronomical observations various meteorological parameters have been recorded since 1794. If users wish to find data from other areas of work undertaken by the observatory they should visit the Armagh Observatory website.
This dataset contains monthly measurements and summaries of air temperature, air pressure, rainfall, wind speed, wind direction, total cloud and hours of sunshine from an automatic weather station.
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Public data: access to these data is available to both registered and non-registered users.
Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data are collected at the Armagh Observatory and obtained by the Centre of Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) for use by the research community.
Some instruments undergo calibration see Armagh Observatory website for further details: http://climate.arm.ac.uk/aws2/aws2.html
Data are ASCII formatted
|Raingauge||Deployed on: Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland, UK|
|Thermometer||Deployed on: Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland, UK|
|Barometer||Deployed on: Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland, UK|
|Sunshine Recorder||Deployed on: Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland, UK|
|Anemometer||Deployed on: Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland, UK|
|Armagh Automatic Weather Station (AWS)||Deployed on: Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland, UK|