METAR Information for RKSF (47117) in Seoul / Yongdungp'O Rokaf Wc, Korea, South

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Registered Location

Latitude: 37° 32' 0" N (deg min sec), 37.5333° (decimal), 3732.00N (LORAN)
Longitude: 126° 58' 0" E (deg min sec), 126.9667° (decimal), 12658.00E (LORAN)
Elevation: 29 metres (95 feet) -- validated against 21 metres (67 feet) from Google
WMO Id: 47117
Location: Seoul / Yongdungp'O Rokaf Wc, Korea, South

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 3.6 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.

SourceLatitudeLongitudeElevationPlaceMilesMap
Master Location Identifier DB37.53126.9749Seoul KAF HQ, 11, Korea [47117]0.0Center 
Master Location Identifier DB37.53126.9749Seoul KAF HQ, 11, Korea [RKSF]0.0CenterInclude
FMI37.53126.9729Sinyongsan, Republic Of Korea [47117]0.0CenterInclude
WMO37.53126.9728Sinyongsan, Republic Of Korea [47117]0.0CenterInclude
ISH37.53126.9729Sinyongsan [47117]0.0CenterInclude
NCEP37.50126.9449Seoul Yongdungp O Rokaf Wc [RKSF]2.7CenterInclude
NSD37.50126.9349Seoul / Yongdungp'O Rokaf Wc, Korea, South [RKSF]2.9CenterInclude
METARTable37.50126.9349Seoul / Yongdungp'o Rok, Republic of Korea [47117]3.1CenterInclude
METARTable37.50126.9349Seoul / Yongdungp'o Rok, Republic of Korea [RKSF]3.1CenterInclude
RAP stations37.50126.9249Seoul (kor-af Hq, KR [47117]3.6CenterInclude
RAP stations37.50126.9249Seoul (kor-af Hq, KR [RKSF]3.6CenterInclude
ISH37.50126.9249Korean Af Hq [RKSF]3.6CenterInclude

There are no photographs of the station. If you have pictures of this location, then please email them to rksf@photo.gladstonefamily.net.

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Neighboring Stations

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

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SiteDistanceLocation
RKSY0.8 milesSoutheast Yongsan / H-208 Hp, Korea, South (lat 37.5241°, long 126.9753°, altitude 12 metres)
RKSH1.5 milesSoutheast Command Post Tango, Korea, South (lat 37.5167°, long 126.9833°, altitude 73 metres)
RKSL2.6 milesNorth Seoul, Korea, South (lat 37.5714°, long 126.9658°, altitude 87 metres) (data present)
471166.2 milesSouth Kwanaksan, 41, Korea (lat 37.4442°, long 126.9639°, altitude 641 metres)
RKSS9.8 milesWest Seoul / Kimp'O International Airport, Korea, South (lat 37.5583°, long 126.7906°, altitude 18 metres) (data present)
RKSM10.1 milesSoutheast Seoul E Ab, Korea, South (lat 37.4458°, long 127.1139°, altitude 20 metres) (data present)
4711918.1 milesSouth Suwon, 41, Korea (lat 37.2728°, long 126.9856°, altitude 37 metres) (data present)
4711219.2 milesWest Incheon|Inchon, 28, Korea (lat 37.4775°, long 126.6244°, altitude 69 metres) (data present)
4709826.0 milesNorth Dongducheon, 41, Korea (lat 37.9019°, long 127.0608°, altitude 110 metres) (data present)
4709926.7 milesNorthwest Munsan, 41, Korea (lat 37.8858°, long 126.7664°, altitude 30 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

Resources

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.


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