What is a Weather Station?
A weather station is a facility with instruments and equipment to make weather observations by monitoring atmospheric conditions to study the weather.
Typical weather stations have the following instruments:
- Thermometer for measuring temperature
- Barometer for measuring barometric pressure
- Hygrometer for measuring humidity
- Anemometer for measuring wind speed
- Wind vane for measuring wind direction
- Rain gauge for measuring precipitation
About RingRoad Weather Station:
The RingRoad Weather Station is powered by a Davis Vantage Pro 2 Wireless Automatic Weather Station. Various weather parameters such as Temperature, Barometric Pressure, Rain, Wind, Humidity, Dew Point etc. are measured by an anemometer, rain gauge and a thermo-hydro sensor situated outdoor in optimal positions for highest accuracy possible. The indoor console measures barometric pressure, along with indoor temperature and humidity. The specialized instrumentation allows for Automatic transmission and periodic recording of weather data. The data is transmitted to the Console wirelessly every 3 seconds. Weather data is displayed at GujaratWeather.com website. There is a facility to update the website at various intervals ranging from instantly to 5 minutes, 10 minutes upto 6 hours. RingRoad Weather data is uploaded by Weatherlink 6.0.3 Software.
GujaratWeather.com website is a work in progress. Features may be added or deleted as per evolving technology and requirements. What you see today could be changed tomorrow. Please let me know what you like or dislike about the web site so that I may continually improve the website. Most of the data is from RingRoad Weather Station. Satellite pictures and some pages are from external links. Source of these data is clearly mentioned on the respective pages. Never make life or death decisions or any other decisions based upon weather data reported on this web site. Refer to official Indian Meteorology Department Weather Data.