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WASCAL Competence Centre, scientific arm of WASCAL, located in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

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Koungheul-49: WASCAL Donated Automatic Weather Station in Seneegal


This is a BMBF funded Automatic Weather Station (AWS) donated by WASCAL to Burkina Faso through ANACIM (SENEGAL) to strengthen the climate observatories of the member countries, co-develop together a regional/transboundary observation network to ultimately contribute to filling the climate data gap in West Africa.

According to the MoU signed with ANACIM (SENEGAL), the data from this AWS should only be used for research, capacity building, and services development. Any commercial use of the data is forbidden.

The metadata and the variables collected from this AWS include the followings:

Manufacturer: NESA
Date of Installation:
Location: Koungheul(Senegal)
Current status: Working
Frequency of measurement: 10 min
Frequency of data transmission to the server: 60 min
Data platform for download:
Link to the AWS page:

Variables measured as in the data available for download:

Date and Hour Parameter Unit Type Value
7/13/2017 8:40 Air Temperature °C Average 24.3
7/13/2017 8:40 Air Temperature °C Minimun 24
7/13/2017 8:40 Air Temperature °C Maximun 24.6
7/13/2017 8:40 Relative Humidity % Average 58.2
7/13/2017 8:40 Relative Humidity % Minimun 57.1
7/13/2017 8:40 Relative Humidity % Maximun 59.3
7/13/2017 8:40 Global Solar Radiation W/m2 Average 150.9
7/13/2017 8:40 Global Solar Radiation W/m2 Minimun 129.9
7/13/2017 8:40 Global Solar Radiation W/m2 Maximun 173.7
7/13/2017 8:40 Wind Speed W/m2 Average 1.7
7/13/2017 8:40 Wind Speed m/s Minimun 0.5
7/13/2017 8:40 Wind Speed m/s Maximun 3.1
7/13/2017 8:40 Rainfall mm/h Totalization 13.6

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