Armagh Observatory: Monthly Automatic Weather Station measurements 2004 to present
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Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2016-03-15
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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.
Citable as: Armagh Observatory (2016): Armagh Observatory: Monthly Automatic Weather Station measurements 2004 to present. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/bfed8e67ce854d6297b579a213f8588f
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: Armagh, Air temperature, rainfall, pressure, cloud, sunshine, wind
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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
This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.
|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|