Archive | September 6, 2017

The electronic probes and liquid-in-glass thermometers are housed in the white box (the Stevenson screen) in the foreground of this picture of Wilsons Promontory lighthouse.  It is unfortunate that solar panels have been installed such that they are facing the box with the thermometers - I have complained about this in previous correspondence.  This photograph was taken by Daynaa (daynaa2000.wordpress.com) with permission to republished requested in 2015.

Are Recordings from Electronic Devices Comparable – or Not?

Because a change in equipment can potentially create discontinuities in a temperature record, it is Australian Bureau of Meteorology policy to have new equipment recording side-by-side with old equipment for a period of at least 2 years. In this way, readings from the new equipment can be compared with readings from the old equipment, including […]

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