Cairngorm Automatic Weather Station

Heriot-Watt University Physics Department
1245 m amsl


Page updated at 07:35 on Tuesday Dec 11, 2018
AWS Status: OK. Latest reading at 0648, 11 Dec Temperature 5.9 C, Mean Windspeed 14 mph, Gust Windspeed 17 mph.
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The Automatic Weather Station is situated on the summit of Cairn Gorm and provides temperature and wind data every half hour, the data is uploaded to this website regularly. When available webcam pictures are provided by a camera located in the AWS, with images taken during daylight hours.

Status: Nov 2017 anemometer replaced, all OK. Camera offline due to excessive data usage, will explore different OS - See our facebook page for details and updates. 

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The weather station and camera were set up by funded research projects, which finished a number of years ago. We continue to support these facilities as much as possible but regret that there may well be extended periods when they are unavailable.

The current status is shown via the automatic status report available on the right.

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