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SRML stations: Seattle, WA
(Latitude: 47.68; Longitude: 122.25; Altitude: 20 m)

This page provides an overview of the solar and meteorological monitoring equipment at the Seattle station. Links in the table below will take you to more in-depth information about the accuracy of the data collected and the instruments in use.
Data type Instrument Data interval Period of record
Solar radiation data
Global SpectroLab SX 75 15 min. 1995-2002
3 min. 2002-~2003
Eppley PSP 3 min. ~2003-2014
1 min. ~2014-now
Direct normal Eppley NIP 15 min. 1995-2002
3 min. 2002-2014
1 min. 2014-now
Diffuse Eppley 8-48(?) with shade disk 15 min. 1995-2002
Eppley 8-48 with shade disk 3 min. 2002-2014
1 min. 2014-now
UVB UVB sensor 15 min. 1995-2002
3 min. 2002-2014
1 min. 2014-now

The Seattle data are from the NOAA station that is part of the SOLRAD network , a continuation of NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory Global Monitoring Division.

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Last revised: April 5, 2022.

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