recording errors …

Mistakes are common with BoM, and who knows when these are corrected, if they are.

Apparently Beverley, in the WA state’s south-west had 402mm rain last night, says BoM’s rainfall map. Beverley is the red spot. (Update, it’s a DAFWA site that has a recording problem. I wonder when BoM notice the error on their data records)

Wheat Belt Rainfall and River Conditions

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River Conditions
24 Hour Rainfalls
Rainfalls Since 9am
Last 1 Hour Rainfalls

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Map of rainfalls since 9am

Warwick Hughes often finds anomalies like this, and plenty of missing data. Another example: Example of error in Bureau of Meteorology rain data.

I will check back to see when this is fixed. Weather data is very important for people working in agriculture and fishing, it needs to be accurate like it was before automatic instruments became the norm. A superb website, blighted by silly errors.


About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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1 Response to recording errors …

  1. wazsah says:

    Same DAFWA station East Beverley over-reading again Tom – 8.15am Wed 28 Sep

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