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 utility’s weather station network is being rebuilt to provide temperature, humidity and wind readings every 30 seconds, instead of every 10 minutes. Anne C. Mulkern, Scientific American, "Are Blackouts Here to Stay? A Look into the Future," 15 Nov. 2019 Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne created a machine learning model that can predict where and when lightning will strike from basic weather station data. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, "A.I. Is Everywhere—But Where Is Human Judgment?," 12 Nov. 2019 But a massive database that includes old ship logs and weather station reporting now can extend scientists day-by-day view of Earth’s atmosphere back to 1836. National Geographic, "Will birds go the way of the dinosaurs?," 30 Oct. 2019 The Portuguese weather agency said the most affected islands in the Azores archipelago were Flores and Corvo, where weather stations reported gusts of up to 163 kph (101 mph) _ lower than forecast as Lorenzo lost some power over cooler water. Barry Hatton, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Hurricane Lorenzo batters mid-Atlantic Azores Islands," 2 Oct. 2019 Grant activities range from weather station tools to 3D printers, drums to virtual reality goggles - all inspired by teacher creativity and expertise. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Katy ISD teachers receive foundation grants," 27 Sep. 2019 During the 1960s, weather stations across the country recorded approximately 0.9 record-high night temperatures for every record low. Nigel Chiwaya, NBC News, "More hot nights the sign of an off-kilter climate, scientists say," 19 Sep. 2019 Please stay tuned to local weather stations and heed the advice of local officials. David Taylor, Houston Chronicle, "Liberty County under shelter-in-place order as Imelda passes through," 19 Sep. 2019 The National Weather Service reported high temperatures for July 20 were recorded Saturday at its weather stations in Atlantic City, New Jersey, New York City, Westfield, Massachusetts, Manchester, New Hampshire, and Wallops Island, Virginia. Time, "'Oppressive and Dangerous' Heat Wave Continues in Eastern U.S.," 21 July 2019

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First Known Use of weather station

circa 1895, in the meaning defined above

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7 Dec 2019

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“Weather station.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 15 December 2019.

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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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