Weather station

Davis Vp2 6163

Davis Vantage Pro 2 Plus, ISS sensor suite, Solar, UV, Anemometer

41.43 S

148.27 E

18 m
The thermometer and humidity sensor are 1.2m above the ground, the wind sensor is connected wirelessly to the main console and is 1.2m above the roof and 9m above ground level.
In operation since: 2019-11-01 (1574 days)
Console - 3 C-cells batteries, sensors 2 - 1.2 Volt NiCad C-cells
2000 records
Temperature: every 30s
Wind: every 10s
Haydes NUC, Win10
ASUS RT-AC5300, Telstra NbN Fixed Wireless
BeaumarisWX - Meteotemplate
Roof Mounted 4K HKVision High Resolution Bullet, facing East by South looking over the Tasman Sea towards New Zealand.
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Inside Temperature (sensor located in console)
Resolution and Units. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Current Data: 0.1°F or 1°F or 0.1°C or 1°C (user-selectable)
Historical Data and Alarms: 1°F or 1°C (user-selectable)
Range. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +32° to +140°F (0° to +60°C)
Wireless Vantage Pro® & Vantage Pro Plus™ Stations, 3
VANTAGE PRO
Sensor Accuracy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±1°F (±0.5°C) up to 110°F (43°C), ±2°F (±1°C) over 110°F (43°C)
Update Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 minute
Current Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Instant Reading (user adjustable); Daily and Monthly High and Low
Historical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hourly Readings; Daily and Monthly Highs and Lows
Alarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High and Low Thresholds from Instant Reading
Inside Relative Humidity (sensor located in console)
Range. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 to 90% RH
Accuracy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±5%
Update Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 minute
Current Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Instant (user adjustable) and Hourly Reading; Daily, Monthly High and Low
Historical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hourly Readings; Daily, Monthly Highs and Lows
Alarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High and Low Threshold from Instant Reading
Outside Temperature (sensor located in ISS)
Resolution and Units. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Current Data: 0.1°F or 1°F or 0.1°C or 1°C (user-selectable) nominal (see
Fig. 1)
Historical Data and Alarms: 1°F or 1°C (user-selectable)
Range. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -40° to +150°F (-40° to +65°C)
Sensor Accuracy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±1°F (±0.5°C) up to 110°F (43°C), ±2°F (±1°C) over 110°F (43°C) (see Fig.
2)
Radiation Induced Error (Passive Shield) . . . . . +4°F (2°C) at solar noon (insolation = 1040 W/m2
, avg. wind speed ≤ 2 mph
(1 m/s)) (reference: RM Young Model 43408 Fan-Aspirated Radiation
Shield)
Radiation Induced Error (Fan-Aspirated) . . . . . . +0.6°F (0.3°C) at solar noon (insolation = 1040 W/m2
, avg. wind speed ≤ 2
mph (1 m/s)) (reference: RM Young Model 43408 Fan-Aspirated Radiation
Shield)
Update Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 to 12 seconds
Current Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Instant Reading (user adjustable); Daily, Monthly, Yearly High and Low
Historical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hourly Readings; Daily, Monthly, Yearly Highs and Lows
Alarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High and Low Thresholds from Instant Reading
Outside Relative Humidity (sensor located in ISS)
Range. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 to 100% RH
Accuracy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±3% (0 to 90% RH), ±4% (90 to 100% RH)
Temperature Coefficient . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.03% per °F (0.05% per °C), reference 68°F (20°C)
Drift . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±0.5% per year
Update Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 seconds to 1 minute
Current Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Instant (user adjustable) and Hourly Reading; Daily, Monthly High and Low
Historical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hourly Readings; Daily, Monthly Highs and Lows
Alarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High and Low Threshold from Instant Reading
Barometric Pressure (sensor located in console)
Resolution and Units. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.01" Hg, 0.1 mm Hg, 0.1 hPa/mb (user-selectable)
Corrected Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26.00" to 32.00" Hg, 660.0 to 810.0 mm Hg, 880.0 to 1080.0 hPa/mb
Uncorrected Range. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18.00" to 33.50" Hg, 457.0 to 850.0 mm Hg, 592.0 to 1130.0 hPa/mb
Elevation Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -999’ to +12,500’ (-305 m to 3810 m)
Uncorrected Reading Accuracy . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±0.03" Hg (±0.8 mm Hg, ±1.0 hPa/mb) (at room temperature)
Sea-Level Reduction Equation Used . . . . . . . . . United States Method employed prior to use of current "R Factor" method
Equation Source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Smithsonian Meteorological Tables
Equation Accuracy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±0.01" Hg (±0.3 mm Hg, ±0.3 hPa/mb)
Elevation Accuracy Required . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±10’ (3m) to meet equation accuracy specification
Overall Accuracy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±0.04" Hg (±1.0 mm Hg, ±1.4 hPa/mb)
Trend (change in 3 hours). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Change Š0.6" (2 hPa/mb, 1.5 mm Hg) = Rapidly
Change Š0.2" (.7hPa/mb, .5 mm Hg)= Slowly
Trend Indication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 position arrow: Rising (rapidly or slowly), Steady, or Falling (rapidly or
slowly)
Update Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 minutes or when console BAR key is pressed twice
Current Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Instant, 15-min., and Hourly Reading; Daily, Monthly, High and Low
Historical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-min. and Hourly Reading; Daily, Monthly Highs and Lows
Alarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High Threshold from Current Trend for Storm Clearing (Rising Trend
Low Threshold from Current Trend for Storm Warning (Falling Trend)
Range for Rising and Falling Trend Alarms . . . . 0.01 to 0.25" Hg (0.1 to 6.4 mm Hg, 0.1 to 8.5 hPa/mb )
Wind Speed
Resolution and Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 mph, 1 km/h, 0.1 m/s, or 1 knot (user-selectable)
Range (large wind cups) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 to 150 mph, 2 to 130 knots, 1 to 67 m/s, 3 to 241 km/h
Range (small wind cups) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 to 175 mph, 3 to 150 knots, 1.5 to 79 m/s, 5 to 282 km/h
Update Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Instant Reading: 2.5 to 3 seconds, 10-minute Average: 1 minute
Accuracy (large wind cups) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±2 mph (2 kts, 3 km/h, 1 m/s) or ±5%, whichever is greater
Accuracy (small wind cups) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±3 mph (3 kts, 5 km/h, 1.5 m/s) or ±5%, whichever is greater
Maximum Cable Length . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 540’ (165 m)
Current Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Instant Reading; 10-minute and Hourly Average; Hourly High; Daily,
Monthly and Yearly High with Direction of High
Historical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-min. and Hourly Averages; Hourly Highs; Daily, Monthly and Yearly
Highs with Direction of Highs
Alarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High Thresholds from Instant Reading and 10-minute Average
Wind Direction
Display Resolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 points (22.5°) on compass rose, 1° in numeric display
Accuracy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±7°
Update Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 to 3 seconds
Current Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Instant Reading (user adjustable); 10-min. Dominant; Hourly, Daily,
Monthly Dominant
Historical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Past 6 10-min. Dominants on compass rose only; Hourly, Daily, Monthly
Dominants
Rainfall
Resolution and Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.01" or 0.25 mm (user-selectable) (1 mm at totals ≥ 2000 mm)
Daily/Storm Rainfall Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 to 99.99" (0 to 9999 mm)
Monthly/Yearly/Total Rainfall Range. . . . . . . . . 0 to 199.99" (0 to 19999 mm)
Rain Rate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 to 199.99" (0 to 19999 mm)
Accuracy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . For rain rates up to 2"/hr (50 mm/hr): ±4% of total or +0.01" (0.25 mm)
(0.01" = one tip of the bucket), whichever is greater
For rain rates from 2"/hr (50 mm/hr) to 4"/hr (100 mm/hr): ±5% of total or
+0.01" (0.25 mm) (0.01" = one tip of the bucket), whichever is greater
Update Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 to 12 seconds
Storm Determination Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.02" (0.5 mm) begins a storm event, 24 hours without further
accumlulation ends a storm event
Current Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Totals for Past 15-min, Past 24-hour, Daily, Monthly, Yearly (start date
user-selectable) and Storm (with begin date); Umbrella is displayed when
15 minute Total exceeds zero
Historical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Totals for 15-min, Daily, Monthly, Yearly (start date user-selectable) and
Storm (with begin and end dates)
Alarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High Threshold from Latest Flash Flood (15-min. Total, default is 0.50",
12.7 mm), 24-hour Total, Storm Total,
Range for Rain Alarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 to 99.99" (0 to 999.7 mm )
Rain Rate
Resolution and Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.01" or 0.25 mm (user-selectable) at typical rates (see Fig. 3 and 4)
Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0, 0.04"/hr (1 mm/hr) to 100"/hr (0 to 1999.9 mm/hr)
Accuracy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±5% or ±0.04"/hr (1 mm/hr) (up to 10"/hr. (250 mm/hr.)), whichever is
greater
Update Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 to 12 seconds
Calculation Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Measures time between successive tips of rain collector. Elapsed time
greater than 15 minutes or only one tip of the rain collector constitutes a
rain rate of zero.
Current Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Instant and 1-min. Reading; Hourly, Daily, Monthly and Yearly High
Historical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-min Reading; Hourly, Daily, Monthly and Yearly Highs
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High Threshold from Instant Reading
Resolution and Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 W/m2Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 to 1800 W/m2
Accuracy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±5% of full scale (Reference: Eppley PSP at 1000 W/m2)
Drift . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . up to ±2% per year
Cosine Reponse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±3% for angle of incidence from 0° to 75°
Temperature Coefficient. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -0.067% per °F (-0.12% per °C); reference temperature = 77°F (25 °C)
Update Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 seconds to 1 minute (5 minutes when dark)
Current Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Instant Reading and Hourly Average; Daily, Monthly High
Historical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hourly Average, Daily, Monthly Highs
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High Threshold from Instant Reading
Ultra Violet (UV) Radiation Index
Resolution and Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.1 Index
Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 to 16 Index
Accuracy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±5% of full scale (Reference: Yankee UVB-1 at UV index 10 (Extremely
High))
Cosine Reponse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±4% (0° to 65° incident angle); 9% (65° to 85° incident angle)
Update Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 seconds to 1 minute (5 minutes when dark)
Current Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Instant Reading and Hourly Average; Daily, Monthly High
Historical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hourly Average, Daily, Monthly Highs
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High Threshold from Instant Calculation
Ultra Violet (UV) Radiation Dose
Resolution and Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.1 MEDs to 19.9 MEDs; 1 MED above 19.9 MEDS
Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 to 199 MEDs
Accuracy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ±5% of daily total
Drift . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . up to ±2% per year
Update Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 seconds to 1 minute (5 minutes when dark)
Current Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Latest Daily Total (user resetable at any time from Current Screen)
Historical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hourly, Daily Totals (user reset from Current Screen does not affect these
values)
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High Threshold from Daily Total
Alarm Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 to 19.9 MED


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