About Penicuik Weather Station

Our Location


Country : Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland (UK)


This weather station in located in Penicuik, which sits at the foot of the Pentland Hills, some 10 miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland.


For more information about Penicuik, have a look at some of the links below.


Rotary Club - Penicuik Wikipedia - Penicuik Penicuik House Visit Scotland - Penicuik Undiscovered Scotland - Penicuik Penicuik Cuckoo

Position


Longitude : -3.20556
Latitude : N 55° 49' 58"

Location

Country : Scotland
County : Midlothian
Town : Penicuik

See adjacent map to view actual location.



Weather station installation


The sensors are mounted above a pergola, (at approximately 166M above sea level). Installation does not appear to be affected by trees and building; surrounding areas are mainly grass and fields.


The station is now on its fifth set of hardware, as over the years various weather stations have failed - with the outdoor sensors taking a constant beating of UV light (affecting plastics), wind and rain, and I would like to say heat!.The FineOffset station currently in use is a inexpensive unit, but proven accurate, and replacement parts are now easily obtainable.


Equipment : Sensors - Anemometer, Thermometer, Hygrometer, rain counter.


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