UK Met Office

Information about our installation

Our Location

Our installation is located in Serene Place, in Fig Tree Pocket, in the city of Brisbane, Australia.

longitude : E 152° 57' 56"
latitude : S 27° 31' 57"

Sensor installation

Our sensors are situated on a pole mount on our roof, a total of 8m from ground level (ground is 29 m above sea level). Installation is out of obstruction from trees and buildings from all directions; surrounding areas are mainly low density suburban houses.

Hardware : Wireless outdoor sensors; Anenometer, wind direction, thermometer, humidity hygrometer, rain gauge, UV, and solar radiation sensors.

Weather station

Station : Davis Vantage Pro 2 Plus
Computer : Currently running on an Apple Macbook, with UPS backup.

This weather website

Online since : 14 July 2014
Weather template : Weather by You!
Template design : Metamorphozis
Weather engine : Cumulus v1.9.4 (1097)

Other weather networks

Our preferred external site is Weather Underground to which we provide live (rapid fire) updates.

Fig Tree Pocket Weather is also broadcast on the following weather networks :

Weather Underground BOM MET WOW Citizen Weather Observer Program Weathercloud