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Climate data sources: Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN)

In this series of blog postings I’ve highlighted some of the different places you can get weather and climate data in the Southeast.  Today I highlight FAWN, the Florida Automated Weather Network.  FAWN’s home site is http://fawn.ifas.ufl.edu/ at the University of Florida. FAWN is a network of over 40 stations scattered…
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Climate data sources: Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network

Last week I talked about mesonets in general and listed several around the Southeast.  Today I am going to focus on the Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network (GAEMN).  You can find them at http://www.georgiaweather.net.  This is a network of 81 automated stations around Georgia run by the University of Georgia…
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CoCoRaHS Master Gardener guide available

Extension programs around the country have Master Gardener Programs.  Typically, master gardeners receive extensive training and then answer questions via phone, speak at public events and participate in community gardening displays, according to Wikipedia. If you have a Master Gardener program in your area, you might be interested in the CoCoRaHS…
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Climate data sources: AgroClimate

AgroClimate is a web site developed by scientists associated with the Southeast Climate Consortium.  It contains climatological information for stations around the Southeast based on NWS cooperative observers as well as some mesonetworks like Florida’s FAWN.  I’ll talk more about mesonetworks next week. One of the most useful things about…
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How to get rankings using the Southeast Regional Climate Center’s “Perspectives” tool

Compared to the wet April we just finished, May has started very dry this year.  How does it rank compared to other years?  You can use the SERCC’s Perspectives tool to help answer that question (even if you don’t live in the Southeast). The map below shows the regional map…
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