Site Information for ESQV (02591) in Visby aerologiska station, Sweden

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Registered Location

Latitude: 57° 39' 0" N (deg min sec), 57.6500° (decimal), 5739.00N (LORAN)
Longitude: 18° 21' 0" E (deg min sec), 18.3500° (decimal), 01821.00E (LORAN)
Elevation: 47 metres (154 feet) -- validated against 50 metres (164 feet) from SRTM.C_1TO19_3
WMO Id: 02591
Location: Visby aerologiska station, Sweden

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 6 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.

RAOB57.6518.3545Visby Aero Station, Switzerland [ESQV]0.0Center 
RAOB57.6518.3545Visby Aero Station, Switzerland [02591]0.0CenterInclude
Master Location Identifier DB57.6518.3547Visby Aero Station, -, Sweden [ESQV]0.0CenterInclude
Master Location Identifier DB57.6518.3547Visby Aero Station, -, Sweden [02591]0.0CenterInclude
FMI57.6518.3547Visby aerologiska station, Sweden [02591]0.0CenterInclude
FMI57.6518.3547Visby aerologiska station, Sweden [ESQV]0.0CenterInclude
WMO57.6518.3547Visby Aerologiska Station, Sweden [02591]0.0CenterInclude
ISH57.6518.3547Visby Aerologiska Station, Switzerland [02591]0.0CenterInclude
RAP stations57.6318.3547Visby Aero Stati, SE [02591]1.2CenterInclude
RAP stations57.6318.3547Visby Aero Stati, SE [ESQV]1.2CenterInclude

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Neighboring Stations

This is a list of stations that are close to this station.

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ESSV0.9 milesNorth Visby Flygplats, Sweden (lat 57.6628°, long 18.3462°, altitude 47 metres) (data present)
FW863018.9 milesSouth Klintehamn, SE (lat 57.3890°, long 18.1965°, altitude 9 metres) (data present)
0259827.6 milesSoutheast Oestergarnsholm, -, Sweden (lat 57.4414°, long 18.9844°, altitude 5 metres) (data present)
0258729.0 milesNortheast Faaroesund-Ar, -, Sweden (lat 57.9169°, long 18.9569°, altitude 12 metres) (data present)
0257550.4 milesWest Olandsnorraudde Automated, -, Sweden (lat 57.3672°, long 17.0986°, altitude 3 metres) (data present)
0267951.0 milesSouth Hoburg A, -, Sweden (lat 56.9211°, long 18.1506°, altitude 36 metres) (data present)
0258960.1 milesNortheast Gotska Sandoen, -, Sweden (lat 58.3944°, long 19.1978°, altitude 17 metres) (data present)
0256364.4 milesNorthwest Harstena, -, Sweden (lat 58.2506°, long 17.0106°, altitude 18 metres) (data present)
0255970.1 milesWest Gladhammar, -, Sweden (lat 57.7072°, long 16.4586°, altitude 30 metres) (data present)
0256777.6 milesNorth Landsort Automated, -, Sweden (lat 58.7436°, long 17.8719°, altitude 19 metres) (data present)

The sites marked above thus did not report continuously during the analysis period, so the offsets may (probably will) not be accurate.

Location Formats

The location is shown in three different formats. Each of these is used in some software, and is shown on some websites.

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 Home: This describes the whole CWOP program and has a large amount of useful information.

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.

Overall website comments, problems etc to Philip Gladstone
Page layout last modified Sunday, 28 February 2016
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