Automatic Weather Stations - 2018

Regions:Years: West Antarctica
Stations (2018):

Kathie AWS

Owner: UW AWS UW
Site Code: KTH
Initial Start Date: 2016-01-18
Info from Service Visit: 2017-12-29
Latitude: -77.995 S
Longitude: -97.266 W
Elevation: 1,607 meters

AWS Model: AWSCR1000
ARGOS ID: 8929
2018 Archive (FTP): 3-hourly | 10-minute

Station Records:
Max. Temp. (C) -5.8   2017-01-03
Min. Temp. (C) -55.8   2016-08-02
Max Wind (m/s) 25.2   2017-01-03
Max. Press. (mb) 826.8   2017-03-04
Min. Press. (mb) 761.6   2017-09-24

Notes: The site was named for Kathie Hill who was a weather observer at the South Pole for many years. The station elevation was estimated using the Radarsat Antarctic Mapping Project Digital Elevation Map, version 2 National Snow and Ice Data Center dataset by using the height above the OSU91A geoid corresponding to the coordinate nearest Kathie AWS.