Canberra weather data keeps disappearing

Posted by: fractonimbus

Canberra weather data keeps disappearing - 14/11/2010 20:38

In 'my local weather', which shows Canberra Airport normally (or some variant of it), has been defaulting to Tuggeranong over the past several days, most of the time. I presume this is a problem with the BOM data?

fracto
Posted by: Dave-Wx

Re: Canberra weather data keeps disappearing - 14/11/2010 23:57

I'd say so...looking at the airport obs on their website, I'd say they're having some AWS problems:

http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDN60903/IDN60903.94926.shtml
Posted by: Canberra's Weather

Re: Canberra weather data keeps disappearing - 15/11/2010 07:22

How long does it take them to fix these problems??? and why have they still not explained what these problems are???
Posted by: Andrew Miskelly

Re: Canberra weather data keeps disappearing - 15/11/2010 10:15

There are a few gaps in the Canberra obs during the last few days which would have caused this problem. The local weather page always tries to display something current so reverts to an alternative station when the nearest station's obs are old or missing.
Posted by: strontium dog

Re: Canberra weather data keeps disappearing - 06/12/2010 12:08

I gave up on the weatherzone local weather page a long time ago. There is a difference of nearly 200mm between it and the official BOM page.