weather station


Definition of weather station

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

Examples of weather station in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The weather station in Hibbing/Chisholm, Minnesota, saw a record low of minus 38 degrees, while Sioux Falls, South Dakota, hit minus 26 degrees. Chron, "Houston scrambles to give vaccines after outage," 15 Feb. 2021 Climate researchers discovered records of an automatic weather station that measured −93.3 degrees Fahrenheit one day in December 1991—a temperature colder than the average on Mars and the coldest ever recorded in the Northern Hemisphere. Sarah Lewin Frasier, Scientific American, "In Case You Missed It," 17 Nov. 2020 The weather station also doesn’t have the ability to connect to an app or your smart speaker. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, "Become Your Own Meteorologist with a Home Weather Station," 4 Jan. 2021 The lowest temperature ever recorded by a weather station on Earth was -128 degrees in the Antarctic near the South Pole in 1983, according to the American Geophysical Union. Fox News, "Hellish lava planet light-years from Earth discovered light-years away," 6 Nov. 2020 An unrelated weather event happened on Jan. 2, when the Howard Pass weather station in the western Brooks Range recorded an air temperature of minus 33 degrees Fahrenheit. Ned Rozell, Anchorage Daily News, "A new year brings giant storms, big waves and chilly winds to different parts of Alaska," 9 Jan. 2021 In 2017, a weather station near the beach recorded 88 mph gusts before its gauge stopped working. Austin Irwin, Car and Driver, "2020 in Review: Behold the Many Wonders of Michigan," 19 Dec. 2020 At one of the sites, Steffen yanked up his parka, lit a cigarette, jumped into the pit dug by his graduate students and happily announced the weather station was still recording. Reginald Dwayne Betts Kiese Makeba Laymon Carina Del Valle Schorske Dessa Irina Aleksander Sam Dolnick Mark Binelli Maggie Jones Rob Hoerburger Jamie Lauren Keiles Devin Gordon Jazmine Hughes Jenna Wortham Jade Chang Taffy Brodesser-akner Kaitlyn Greenidge Rowan Ricardo Phillips Michael Paterniti Wesley Morris Ismail Muhammad Anthony Giardina, New York Times, "Remembering some of the artists, innovators and thinkers we lost in the past year.," 23 Dec. 2020 The seismometers are still running nonstop, but power constraints have forced the team to turn off a weather station when using the lander’s robotic arm. Paul Voosen, Science | AAAS, "Mars lander spots deep layers beneath the surface, offering clues to the planet’s formation," 15 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of weather station

circa 1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Weather station.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of weather station

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

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