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How does the Mountsorrel Weather Station work?

This is page under constrution (9th October 2008)

Davis Vantage Pro Weather Station

The main Weather Station showing the Rain Tipping Bucket, Temperature and Humidity sensors, these are both housed in a fan assisted encloser (the white bit) The fan is powered via a solar cell during the day and rechargeable batteries at night. You can also see the wireless transmiter that sens weather data back to the central console. The plastic rain collecter that you can see is just for testing!
Roof Mounted Anemometer

The roof mounted Anemometer. This measures both wind speed and direction. It is connected to a wireless transmitter that also sends wind data back to the central console. The antenna at the side is a Amateur Radio 2m / 70cm.
Anemometer wireless transmitter
The wireless transmitter for the roof mounted Anemometer.
Ground Temprature wireless transmitter
The wireless transmitter for the ground temprature mesuring sensor. Ground temp - taken at grass shoot height show weather or not frost is forming. Often the Grass Temp can be below zero while the air time is above freezing.
Anemometer wireless transmitter
Close up of grass temperature sensor. This just rests on the top of grass, recording temperatures there.
UV and Solar Rad Sensors
Close up of the UK and solar Sensors. solar panels power the weather station during the day.





The Mountsorrel Weather Station is located in Mountsorrel which is just South of Loughborough and just North of Leicester in Leicestershire.
It is maintained by Stormchaser Stuart Robinson whose passion is for all type of weather but especially the more severe types of weather such as Hurricanes, Typhoon and Tornadoes.