METAR Information for ZULS in Lhasa, China

The following information is known about ZULS. 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: 29° 17' 40" N (deg min sec), 29.2944° (decimal), 2917.66N (LORAN)
Longitude: 90° 54' 0" E (deg min sec), 90.9000° (decimal), 09054.00E (LORAN)
Elevation: 3570 metres (11712 feet) -- validated against 3577 metres (11734 feet) from Google
Location: Lhasa, China

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

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The location information for this site was gathered from 10 data sources. This position has been modified based on user feedback. The user provided this information: Location of airport moved since 2004

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Neighboring Stations

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

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5559128.9 milesNortheast Lhasa, 54, China (lat 29.6587°, long 91.1353°, altitude 3650 metres) (data present)
55696112.7 milesSoutheast Gyitang|Lhunze, 54, China (lat 28.4167°, long 92.4667°, altitude 3861 metres) (data present)
55578121.7 milesWest Xigatse|Xigaze, 54, China (lat 29.2500°, long 88.8833°, altitude 3837 metres) (data present)
55279152.7 milesNorth Günlu|Baingoin, 54, China (lat 31.3667°, long 90.0167°, altitude 4701 metres) (data present)
55773154.4 milesSouthwest Pagri, 54, China (lat 27.7333°, long 89.0833°, altitude 4300 metres) (data present)
VQPR158.7 milesSouthwest Paro Airport, Par, Bhutan (lat 27.4032°, long 89.4246°, altitude 2235 metres) (data present)
55299166.6 milesNortheast Nagqu, 54, China (lat 31.4833°, long 92.0667°, altitude 4508 metres) (data present)
55472177.5 milesNorthwest Xainza, 54, China (lat 30.9500°, long 88.6333°, altitude 4670 metres) (data present)
42415218.0 milesSoutheast Tezpur, AS, India (lat 26.6167°, long 92.7833°, altitude 91 metres) (data present)
56106248.0 milesNortheast Sogba|Sog Xian, 54, China (lat 31.8833°, long 93.7833°, altitude 4024 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.

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