Archive | November 13, 2017

Historically, alcohol thermometers were used to measure minimum temperatures, and mercury thermometers were used to measure maximum temperatures - across Australia.  Then on 1 November 1996, the Bureau changed their 'primary instrument' to electronic sensors.

A Law Unto Themselves: The Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Sunday, 12th November 2017 – 4PM Honourable Josh Frydenberg MP Minister for Environment and Energy Dear Minister Re: Suspend announcement of new record hot days – Inform WMO that Bureau’s measurements are currently not comparable with mercury thermometers – Give directive for release of more A8 forms – Establish an audit mechanism 1. BACKGROUND I […]

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