METAR Information for K3A6 in Newhall, CA, United States

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Registered Location

Latitude: 34° 22' 0" N (deg min sec), 34.3667° (decimal), 3422.00N (LORAN)
Longitude: 118° 34' 0" W (deg min sec), -118.5667° (decimal), 11834.00W (LORAN)
Elevation: 427 metres (1401 feet) -- validated as between 391 and 556 metres (1282 and 1824 feet) from NED Contiguous U. S. 1/3W arc second elevation data
Location: Newhall, CA, United States
County: Los Angeles, CA
Forecast Office: Los Angeles (LOX)

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 'K3A6' 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 8 data sources. The possible locations for this site are up to 3.0 miles away. This makes it possible that the location chosen is incorrect. 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.

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Neighboring Stations

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

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SE1310.5 milesEast SCE I5 Newhall, CA, United States Of America (lat 34.3670°, long -118.5572°, altitude 401 metres)
0312P0.8 milesEast Adamsboro, CA, United States Of America (lat 34.3654°, long -118.5524°, altitude 409 metres)
SE7562.3 milesNorth SCE College Canyons, CA, United States Of America (lat 34.3994°, long -118.5735°, altitude 407 metres)
A29742.5 milesNortheast Santa Clarita, CA, United States of America (lat 34.3833°, long -118.5283°, altitude 116 metres)
DW43905.0 milesNorth Valencia, CA, US (lat 34.4376°, long -118.5479°, altitude 380 metres) (data present)
FW21325.7 milesNortheast Saugus, CA, US (lat 34.4430°, long -118.5272°, altitude 456 metres) (data present)
FW42365.9 milesSoutheast Granada Hills, CA, US (lat 34.3000°, long -118.5030°, altitude 581 metres) (data present)
GW10986.2 milesSoutheast Rancho Cascades, CA, US (lat 34.3198°, long -118.4745°, altitude 414 metres) (data present)
CW19096.5 milesNortheast Santa Clarita, CA, US (lat 34.4283°, long -118.4812°, altitude 405 metres) (data present)
EW17346.9 milesSouth Chatsworth, CA, US (lat 34.2685°, long -118.5922°, altitude 314 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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