Re: Looking For Opinions On My Placement of 2308 Temp/Hum Sensor
I think I read that as well. I thought I saw somewhere between 4 and
6 feet off the ground, away from concrete, preferably over grass, and
all kinds of other stuff. I figure it is $100 station so if I get
decent data by placing it as well as I can that will have to be good
enough till I am rich and can upgrade to a Davis or something with
one of those fancy aspirated radiation shields. Too bad I have to put
in a 100 foot mast to clear the huge pine trees all around me so I
get good wind readings from all directions :)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Lew Best"
> Just curious; know that the "official temps" are taken at a certain
> height off the ground (or I think I read this somewhere years
> believe the temp at ground level is usually lower than a littlehigher.
> My sensor is at about eye level (probably 5' or so?) but curious ifas
> that's bout right, too high or too low? No big deal; just want it
> "right as possible"; would have studied meteorology & become ahandle the
> meteorologist when I was at Texas A & M but couldn't begin to
> Lew Best near Waco, TX
> -----Original Message-----
> <<snip>> THere is an
> airport like 2 miles from here with the official temps of our city
> and that is what I compare with along with many PWS. It has zero
> trees and large expanses of open fields so of course it would be
> warmer and often a few degrees colder at night than here<<snip>>
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