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Kentucky Mesonet
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Historical data: http://www.kymesonet.org/historical_data.php Live data: http://www.kymesonet.org/live_data.html
Surface In-Situ Networks
The Kentucky Mesonet is a network of automated weather and climate monitoring stations being developed by the Kentucky Climate Center at Western Kentucky University to serve diverse needs in communities across the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
CONTACT
Stuart Foster
Western Kentucky University
Kentucky Mesonet 1906 College Heights Blvd #31066 Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 745-5983
kymesonet@wku.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameKY KY Mesonet
Collective
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationKentucky
Number of Stations~35
Map of Stationshttp://www.kymesonet.org/
Categorymeteorology, soil, radiation
Parameters (Most)Dew point, Humidity, Precipitation, Wind speed, Wind direction, Solar radiation
Paramters (Limited)Soil moisture, Soil temperature
Archivehttp://www.kymesonet.org/historical_data.php
Period of Record
Temporal Resolution5 minute
Data SeasonAll measurements are sampled every three seconds using a Campbell Scientific CR3000 data logger.
Data Availability15 minutes
Other PurposesImprove local forecasts and severe weather warnings, aid emergency response efforts, enhance agricultural productivity, assist local utility providers, and support business and industry.
FixedNo
MobileNo
PortableNo
REMARKS
Although the Kentucky Mesonet is currently operational, developmental stage is still in progress.
UPDATED ON
14 Oct 2009 11:08