weather station


Definition of weather station

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

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The weather stations collect 60 parameters and add that population-density data gathered from the carrier. Dan Rosenbaum, Ars Technica, "All hail the AI overlord: Smart cities and the AI Internet of Things," 7 Dec. 2018 The Kap Morris Jesup weather station in the region, where the temperate is usually -4 degrees Fahrenheit, this year showed 10 days above freezing and warmer winds, reports the Guardian. Christopher Carbone, Fox News, "Arctic's oldest, thickest sea ice breaks up for first time on record," 21 Aug. 2018 Kunkel, who specializes in analyzing rain data from thousands of weather stations, based his work on rainfall since 1949 when recording became more widespread across the continental United States. Seth Borenstein, Fox News, "Florence is nation's second wettest storm, behind Harvey," 25 Sep. 2018 The researchers compared recorded temperatures at weather stations around northern Europe with historical data from the same stations going back to 1980. Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technica, "Climate change brings Britain and Ireland’s hidden past to the surface," 1 Aug. 2018 Across the nation, more than 8,500 warm-temperature records were set at weather stations during the month, compared with 460 cold records. Jason Samenow, Washington Post, "The U.S. just had its warmest May in history, blowing past 1934 Dust Bowl record," 7 June 2018 On Sunday, for example, a weather station at the Santa Rosa airport north of San Francisco recorded the arrival of winds blowing seaward. Scott K. Johnson, Ars Technica, "What is going on with California’s horrific fires?," 13 Nov. 2018 Kunkel’s preliminary analysis found more than 17.5 inches (0.4 meters) fell on average over five weather stations stretching from Fayetteville, North Carolina, to Florence, South Carolina. Seth Borenstein, The Seattle Times, "Florence is nation’s second wettest storm, behind Harvey," 25 Sep. 2018 The new system uses local radar, weather stations, and satellites to set watering schedules. John Brandon, Fox News, "6 gadgets for a much smarter smart home," 8 Aug. 2018

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circa 1895, in the meaning defined above

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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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