CWOP Information for GW3285 (G3285) in Takaoka-city (site inactive)

The following information is known about GW3285. If you think that any information is incorrect, then please follow the instructions for correcting that data item.

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Registered Location

Latitude: 36° 41' 3" N (deg min sec), 36.6842° (decimal), 3641.05N (LORAN)
Longitude: 137° 0' 47" E (deg min sec), 137.0132° (decimal), 13700.79E (LORAN)
Elevation: 25 metres (82 feet) -- validated against 26 metres (85 feet) from Geonames
Location: Takaoka-city
Station type/software: Weewx version 4.4.0 / FineOffsetUSB

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'GW3285' 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.

NOTE: The Registered Location is the location that the station owner provided when they signed up with CWOP. Show location history.

There are no photographs of the station. If you are the site operator and have pictures of this location, then please email them to

You can try to find photographs from the area surrounding the site marker by clicking on Find nearby photographs.

Neighboring Stations

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

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 .

GW03801.6 milesWest Toide Takaoka-City (lat 36.6842°, long 136.9838°, altitude 26 metres) (data present)
JA0BES-1366.0 milesEast Nagano Prefecture, JP (lat 36.6702°, long 138.2022°, altitude 397 metres) (data present)
DW205787.0 milesEast Karuizawa, JP (lat 36.3469°, long 138.5214°, altitude 1018 metres) (data present)
JS2WAD-13107.1 milesSouth Nagoya, JP (lat 35.1358°, long 136.9837°, altitude 20 metres) (data present)
JE2VQT114.0 milesSouth Nagoya City, JP (lat 35.0765°, long 136.5632°, altitude 25 metres) (data present)
GW2540147.5 milesSoutheast Hachioji (lat 35.7010°, long 139.3585°, altitude 139 metres) (data present)
JA3VQW-13151.2 milesSouthwest Hirakata, JP (lat 34.7930°, long 135.6630°, altitude 34 metres) (data present)
JR3QFB-13155.1 milesSouthwest Settsu, JP (lat 34.7822°, long 135.5510°, altitude 8 metres) (data present)
FW7254160.8 milesSoutheast Yokohama, JP (lat 35.5700°, long 139.5388°, altitude 70 metres) (data present)
JH4XSY-13166.0 milesEast Soka City, JP (lat 35.8445°, long 139.8017°, altitude 12 metres) (data present)

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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