Cairngorm Automatic Weather Station

Heriot-Watt University Physics Department
1245 m amsl

 

Page updated at 03:25 on Wednesday Jul 29, 2015
AWS Status: OK. Latest reading at 0148, 29 Jul Temperature 2.9 C, Mean Windspeed 16 mph, Gust Windspeed 25 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: Feb 2015 AWS Communications link operational - new motor installed, AWS operational - intermittent wiring fault on anemometer sometimes causing it to read low windspeed - See our facebook page for details and updates. 

You can contact us by e-mail at Cairngorm@hw.ac.uk 

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.

AWS Status
Anemometer
Wind Vane
Thermometers
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Contact Us: Cairngorm@hw.ac.uk