National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL)
What does this program measure?
It measures temperature in Fahrenheit, wind direction in degrees, wind speed in mph, humidity in %, rain in inches, solar radiation in W m-2, and UV index.
How does this program work?
A Davis Advantage pro plus weather station measures continuously at MLO, and data is made available at the MLO web site to the public (via internet). Click here to view today's Web Meteorology page.
Why is this research important?
This system was set up for aiding staff and visitors on the conditions at the observatory site prior to arriving at the station by using a web browser.
Are there any trends in the data?
How does this program fit into the big picture?
What is it's role in global climate change?