Summaries of surface meteorological measurements at Melbourne Airport (Australia), from 1990-01-01 to 2015-08-09

2017-12-21T22:37:06Z (GMT) by JEREMY SILVER
<div>Surface weather data recorded at the Melbourne Airport observing site (Australia), from 1990-01-01 to 2015-08-09</div><div><br></div><div>This site is operated by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Site details are as follows;</div><div>Lat: -37.67, Lon: 144.83, Height above sea level: 113.4 m<br></div><div>Bureau of Meteorology station ID: 086282</div><div><br></div><div>Variables included:</div><div>- Date: the local calendar date across which variables are summarised</div><div>- WS_DailyMean: daily mean wind speed (units = km/h)</div><div>- WD_DailyMean: direction of the daily mean (U,V) wind vector (units = degrees clockwise from north)</div><div>- PR_DailySum: total precipitation from midnight to midnight (units = mm)</div><div>- TM_DailyMean: daily mean temperature (units = degrees celcius)</div><div>- RH_DailyMean: daily mean relative humidity (units = percentage)</div><div>- U_DailyMean: mean daily east-west wind component (units = km/h)</div><div>- V_DailyMean: mean daily north-south wind component (units = km/h)</div><div>- WS_Midday: wind speed at midday (units = km/h)</div><div>- WD_Midday: wind direction at midday (units = degrees clockwise from north)</div><div>- TM_Midday: temperature at midday (units = degrees celcius)</div><div>- RH_Midday: relative humidity at midday (units = percentage)</div><div>- U_Midday: east-west wind component at midday (units = km/h)</div><div>- V_Midday: north-south wind component at midday (units = km/h)</div><div>- TS: The code "TS" (denoting thunderstorm) appeared in the METAR/SPECI records at some point in this day. These are based on meteorological observer reports from this site.</div><div><br></div><div>Notes:</div><div>1) These data are based on half-hourly summaries supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.</div><div>2) When midday values were not available, the snapshot values were taken from the nearest time-point.</div><div>3) When preparing these summaries, the timing of midday and boundaries of each day were based on local time.</div><div><br></div><div>Data quality issues:</div><div>1) Precipitation was not available in this record before 1999-03-02.</div><div>2) The METAR/SPECI fields were not archived consistently prior to 1999-03-01.</div><div><br></div><div>The original data can be obtained from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology through their Climate Data services. See for further information</div><div><br></div><div>Processed by Jeremy Silver, University of Melbourne, (2017-12-20)</div><div><br></div>