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

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Kaya-47: WASCAL Donated Automatic Weather Station in Burkina Faso


This is a BMBF funded Automatic Weather Station (AWS) donated by WASCAL to Burkina Faso through ANAM 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 ANAM, 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: 18 March
Location: Kaya(Burkina faso)
Current status: Working
Frequency of measurement: 10 min
Frequency of data transmission to the server: 60 min
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Date and Hour Parameter Unit Type Value
1/1/2021 5:40 Air Temperature °C Average 20.7
1/1/2021 5:40 Air Temperature °C Minimun 20.6
1/1/2021 5:40 Air Temperature °C Maximun 21.3
1/1/2021 5:40 Relative Humidity % Average 21.6
1/1/2021 5:40 Relative Humidity % Minimun 21.5
1/1/2021 5:40 Relative Humidity % Maximun 21.8
1/1/2021 5:40 Global Solar Radiation W/m2 Average 43.5
1/1/2021 5:40 Global Solar Radiation W/m2 Minimun 41.5
1/1/2021 5:40 Global Solar Radiation W/m2 Maximun 45
1/1/2021 5:40 Rainfall mm/h Totalization 0

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