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Re: Weather stations EC (pictures)

Postby Canada Goose » Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:52 am

Abby_wx wrote:OMG... are they trolling us or what? :lol:

Just have a look at normals and records... http://climat.meteo.gc.ca/climate_norma ... dispBack=1
No need to say this station is overexposed! Like others...

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Re: Weather stations EC (pictures)

Postby Glacier » Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:04 pm

Canada Goose wrote:
Abby_wx wrote:OMG... are they trolling us or what? :lol:

Just have a look at normals and records... http://climat.meteo.gc.ca/climate_norma ... dispBack=1
No need to say this station is overexposed! Like others...

37.5C at 1100m on the coast? Definitely overexposed!

EDIT: Here's Osoyoos:

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From here. This station used to read really high (1990 until the early 2000s), but then started to become normal after that. Perhaps the green vegetation grew up around it and/or the black pavement become less black over time. Or just bad instruments as was known to be the case with the "CS" weather stations in the early years.
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Re: Weather stations EC (pictures)

Postby Glacier » Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:41 pm

Here is Kamloops (YKA).

Thoughts?

Seems like a good location to me. All time record set this year at 40.8C (better than the old record of 40.7C set in 2014, which was better than the 1971 record of 40.6C).

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Re: Weather stations EC (pictures)

Postby Canada Goose » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:34 pm

Glacier wrote:Here is Kamloops (YKA).

Perfect location! So rare...

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Re: Weather stations EC (pictures)

Postby Glacier » Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:06 pm

Canada Goose wrote:Perfect location! So rare...

Yes. And it's also why (in my view) Kamloops' record high is only 40.8C. I say "only" because it's far, far hotter than many places that have recorded temperatures well in excess of 40.

BTW, The average daily July high in Kamloops over the past 30 years is 29.5C!

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Re: Weather stations EC (pictures)

Postby Canada Goose » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:58 pm

Absolutely!


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