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Pitsford Hall weather station


Holcot, Northamptonshire


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Pitsford Weather Centre, formerly Pitsford Hall weather station, is an independent climatological station maintained by Pitsford School in the village of Pitsford, Northamptonshire. The centre was established in 1998 and issues local forecasts for the county as well as maintaining a detailed and continuous weather record. The weather centre is a regular contributor to weather-related articles in the local press and has featured on local and national TV and radio. An analysis of each month's weather as well special articles are published in the centre's Monthly Weather report received by the British Library and available online and in hard copy to subscribers. The weather station was ran by Sixth Form students using traditional meteorological instruments from its inception in 1998 until 2016 when the site became fully automatic and renamed Pitsford Weather Centre. Weather information is now available via Twitter and Facebook as well as smartphone apps for iPhone and Android.
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