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The site coordinates appear to be of low precision, and the station may be anywhere within the marked area. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the '52681' marker) will display the latitude/longitude of that point.
If the displayed location (or elevation) of the weather observing location is incorrect, please drag the marker to the right location (or click in the right location), and then send the updated information. Please note that we are trying to spot either the Stevenson Screen (or equivalent) or the location where the barometric readings are taken.
The location information for this site was gathered from 5 data sources. The source which most closely matches the consensus is chosen. Many of these sources only report the location to the nearest minute (or hundredth of degree). This can lead to the marker being placed noticeably incorrectly. Please see Discussion of Location Errors for more information. Show location history.
|2012-02-16||38.6300||103.0800||1367||Minqin, 62, China|
|2012-02-20||38.6300||103.0800||1367||Minqin, 62, China|
There are no photographs of the station. If you have pictures of this location, then please upload them to Flickr (detailed instructions) and add the two tags 'wxtagged' and 'wx:wmo=52681'. If the picture is of the weather station itself, then please also add the 'wx:station' tag as well. Please geotag your images, and those coordinates may be used in the estimation of the location of this site.
You can try to find photographs from the area surrounding the site marker by clicking on Find nearby photographs.
Recent observations from this weather station can be downloaded as a CSV file suitable for importing into various spreadsheet programs: last 7 days, last 14 days, last 28 days, last 56 days. This data can also be linked directly from Excel using a Web Query. The main link goes to the page with the data on it, and the IQY link is the Web Query that will access it: last 7 days (IQY: last 7 days), last 14 days (IQY: last 14 days), last 28 days (IQY: last 28 days), last 56 days (IQY: last 56 days).
All the means and standard deviations shown below are from the last 28 days. Change analysis period to Last 3 days Last 7 days Last 14 days Last 8 weeks Last 13 weeks Last 26 weeks Last 39 weeks Last 52 weeks
A recently received weather report from this station was
|The wind vector is the average wind over the relevant period. Note that if the wind blows North for half the time at 2 knots, and then blows South for the other half of the time at 2 knots, then the result is zero -- i.e. North wind and South wind will cancel out.|
|Today||Last 7 days|
You can also subscribe to an RSS feed to tell you when new stations come online in this area. Choose either within 100 miles or 250 miles .
|52787||99.8 miles||South||Jinqianghe|Wushaoling Pass, 62, China (lat 37.2000°, long 102.8667°, altitude 3044 metres)|
|52652||154.0 miles||West||Zhangye|Zhang-ye, 62, China (lat 39.0833°, long 100.2833°, altitude 1462 metres)|
|ZLXN||157.0 miles||Southwest||Xining, China (lat 36.6167°, long 101.7667°, altitude 2262 metres)|
|53705||162.4 miles||Southeast||Zhongning, 64, China (lat 37.4833°, long 105.6833°, altitude 1193 metres)|
|53502||163.6 miles||Northeast||Jartai, 15, China (lat 39.7833°, long 105.7500°, altitude 1033 metres)|
|52495||164.7 miles||Northeast||Bayan Mod, 15, China (lat 40.7500°, long 104.5000°, altitude 1329 metres)|
|53614||169.0 miles||East||Liangtian|Yinchuan, 64, China (lat 38.4667°, long 106.2000°, altitude 1112 metres)|
|52754||184.2 miles||Southwest||Shaliuhe|Gangca Shaliuhe, 63, China (lat 37.3333°, long 100.1333°, altitude 3302 metres)|
|ZLLL||184.4 miles||South||Lanzhou / Zhongchuan, China (lat 36.0200°, long 103.7500°, altitude 1996 metres)|
|52378||192.8 miles||North||Ongt Gol|Guaizihu, 15, China (lat 41.3667°, long 102.3667°, altitude 961 metres)|
Degrees Minutes Seconds: VWS/VWSAPRS, WeatherLink 5.5, WeatherLink (5.2-5.4), WeatherView (Linux)
Decimal degrees: FreeWX, WeatherView32 (PC application)
LORAN: WeatherDisplay, WUHU, Henriksen WServer
CWOP Siting Guide (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.
Another CWOP Guide (PDF): This is another guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.
Urban Siting and Operations (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station in an urban environment.
APRS WX Message format: This describes the actual format of the messages transmitted that carry WX information.
WXQC Mailing List: This is a mailing list where data quality issues are discussed. Assistance with software configuration can often be found here.
Topo Map Reading Guide: How to read USGS topographic maps, with a good section on reading contours.
Geographically nearby web pages: Use Geourl to find web pages that deal with locations geographically close to this site.