wunderground is a site that accepts readings from thousands of amateur observers and uses the data to provide weather forecasts for around the world. It is also possible to examine current conditions and historical data for an observation site.
Weather Underground provides flash and cgi stickers that displays the current station conditions.
About the station
The station is sited within the village of Ash Green which lies within the parish of Normandy, on the boarder with Hampshire.
Ash Green, Surrey, England
The village is situated close to the Hogs Back, part of the North Downs, and as such is slighlty sheltered from direct southerly winds.
Presently the station is sited 2m above the local ground surface. Although it is in an open area it does mean that may of the wind readings are taken in turbulent conditions relating from the surrounding sheds, hedges and trees. The station will soon be moved to a higher mounting point.
The station is a Vantage Pro manufactured by Davis Instruments. It records the following data:
The station readings are then recoded by wview software that uploads the data to the websites listed above and produces a local record. As well as displaying a summary of the current conditions wview provides: