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Improved Weather Observation Network

We currently have 41 running automatic weather stations (AWS) spread throughout the country. With all devices set up, we are able to monitor the following parameters:

  • Wind speed
  • Wind direction
  • Solar irradiance
  • Air temperature
  • Soil temperature
  • Rain
  • Fog (currently only at Wlotzkasbaken and Ganab)
  • Air pressure
  • Relative humidity of air
  • Leafwetness

Forms part of the SASSCAL Weather Net of Southern Africa.

 

Ms Sonja Loots

202 2020