weather station

noun

Definition of weather station 

: a station for taking, recording, and reporting meteorological observations

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Land-use change around a weather station, improper instrument placement or malfunction, and/or nearby heating sources can artificially bias observed temperatures. Jason Samenow, Washington Post, "Two more countries may have set all-time high temperatures this week: Taiwan and United Arab Emirates," 11 July 2018 Right now in Wisconsin, there are 10 Understory weather stations in the Madison area. Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Company tracking weather at ground level is named one of the most innovative agtech startups," 12 July 2018 That warming is two times the rate measured at most lower-elevation weather stations in Alaska. Ned Rozell, Anchorage Daily News, "Snow and ice samples from Mount Hunter show a record of a colder past," 26 May 2018 San Diego International Airport, site of the city’s official weather station, recorded no rain. Robert Krier, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Cool, mostly gray day to follow drippy morning," 21 May 2018 Conditions recorded at Norwood Memorial Airport, the closest government weather station to Walpole and Norfolk, showed temperatures exceeding 90 degrees between June 29 and July 5, said National Weather Service meteorologist Matthew Belk. Laura Crimaldi, BostonGlobe.com, "Health inspectors visit prisons after receiving complaints about heat," 13 July 2018 To grow rapidly, Understory has devised a cost-effective method for manufacturing weather stations. Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Company tracking weather at ground level is named one of the most innovative agtech startups," 12 July 2018 The weather station at the University of California Los Angeles, which has kept measurements since 1933, posted a high of 111 degrees, destroying the previous July 6 record of 89, and edging past its all-time record of 109 set Sept. 20, 1939. Jason Samenow, Washington Post, "Record heat put thousands of Californians in the dark Friday. Scientists predicted this from climate change.," 9 July 2018 Since 1988, daily heat records have been broken more than 2.3 million times at weather stations across the nation, half a million times more than cold records were broken. Washington Post, "Global warming cooks up ‘a different world’ over 3 decades," 18 June 2018

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circa 1895, in the meaning defined above

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weather station

noun

English Language Learners Definition of weather station

: a place where scientists record and study information about the weather

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