Site Information for ZLSN (57036) in Xi'An, China

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Registered Location

Latitude: 34° 18' 0" N (deg min sec), 34.3000° (decimal), 3418.00N (LORAN)
Longitude: 108° 56' 0" E (deg min sec), 108.9333° (decimal), 10856.00E (LORAN)
Elevation: 398 metres (1306 feet) -- validated against 401 metres (1316 feet) from SRTM.C_20TO43_3
WMO Id: 57036
Location: Xi'An, China

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 9 data sources. The possible locations for this site are up to 14.5 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.

NSD34.30108.93398Xi'An, China [ZLSN]0.0Center 
Master Location Identifier DB34.30108.93398Weiyang|Xian|Xi'an|Ch'ang-an|Changan|Sian, 61, China [57036]0.0CenterInclude
Master Location Identifier DB34.30108.93398Weiyang|Xian|Xi'an|Ch'ang-an|Changan|Sian, 61, China [ZLSN]0.0CenterInclude
FMI34.30108.93398Xian, China [57036]0.0CenterInclude
FMI34.30108.93398Xian, China [ZLSN]0.0CenterInclude
WMO34.30108.93398Xi'an, China [57036]0.0CenterInclude
GHCN34.3000108.9330479Xian, China [57036]0.0CenterInclude
RAOB34.30108.93398Xi'an, China [ZLSN]0.2CenterInclude
RAOB34.30108.93398Xi'an, China [57036]0.2CenterInclude
RAP stations34.28108.92398Xi'an, CN [57036]1.5CenterInclude
RAP stations34.28108.92398Xi'an, CN [ZLSN]1.5CenterInclude
OurAirports34.3767109.12000Xi'an Xiguan Airport, China [ZLSN]11.9CenterInclude
ISH34.4470108.7520479Xianyang, Chile [57036]14.5CenterInclude

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Neighboring Stations

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

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571319.4 milesNorth Liangcun|Jinghe, 61, China (lat 34.4333°, long 108.9667°, altitude 411 metres) (data present)
ZLXY14.5 milesNorthwest Xian/Xianyang, China (lat 34.4470°, long 108.7520°, altitude 479 metres) (data present)
5703443.1 milesWest Qianxian|Xian|Xi'an|Ch'ang-an|Changan|Sian Qian-Xian, 61, China (lat 34.5333°, long 108.2333°, altitude 335 metres)
5702657.5 milesWest Qiheng|Approximate Location, 61, China (lat 34.4830°, long 107.9500°, altitude 0 metres)
5394760.3 milesNorth Zhifangcun|Tongchuan, 61, China (lat 35.1667°, long 109.0500°, altitude 914 metres)
5714462.4 milesSouth Yongle|Chen-An, 61, China (lat 33.4167°, long 109.1500°, altitude 610 metres)
5714364.0 milesSoutheast Lindicun|Shangxian, 61, China (lat 33.9167°, long 109.9500°, altitude 748 metres)
5704666.9 milesEast Huashan|Hua Shan Mountain, 61, China (lat 34.4833°, long 110.0833°, altitude 2063 metres) (data present)
5702369.9 milesNorthwest Damaidigounao|Cui-Mu, 61, China (lat 34.8000°, long 107.8667°, altitude 914 metres)
5702589.7 milesWest Fengxiang Chengguanzhen|Fengxiang, GZ, China (lat 34.5167°, long 107.3833°, altitude 781 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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