Methoni Site On-line Information


Parameter

Code

Units

Value

Air Temperature airTemp °C 26.0
Mean Sea Level Pressure mslPres hPa 1010.8
Relative Humidity relHumi % 68.
Precipitation insPrec mm 0.0
Cumulative Precipitation (1) cumPrec mm 0.0
Global Horizontal Irradiance (2) gloIrra W/m2 10.
Diffuse Horizontal Irradiance (2) difIrra W/m2 9.
Maximum Wind Vector Speed (3) maxWind m/s 2.6
Mean Wind Vector Speed (3) aveWind m/s 2.3
Mean Wind Vector Direction (3) dirWind deg 190.
StDev Wind Vector Direction (3) stdWind deg 2.
Heat Index (4) heatIdx °C 26.0
Wind Chill (5) windChl °C 26.0
Global Tilted 37 South Irradiance (6) gloT37S W/m2 9.
Global Tilted 90 South Irradiance (6) gloT90S W/m2 6.
Global Tilted 90 East Irradiance (6) gloT90E W/m2 7.
Global Tilted 90 West Irradiance (6) gloT90W W/m2 5.
Last Updated:  30-08-2017, 09:20
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

Information

The data presented are collected on-line from the Meteorological & Actinometric Station of the IERSD-NOA, located at Methoni area, Messinia, Peloponnese.

These data are updated every 10 minutes.

The automatic meteorological station at Methoni is deployed under the collaboration between IERSD/NOA and NEO (Navarino Earth Observatory). Thanks to Dr. E. Gerasopoulos, Director of Research at IERSD, G. Maneas, Researcher at NEO and N. Kappos for their valuable help during the station deployment.

(1) The value of the cumulative precipitation is reset to zero at 08:00 and at 20:00 every day.
(2) The values of irradiance are referred to horizontal plane.
(3) The wind measurments are at 6m above the ground.
(4) The values of Heat or Discomfort Index are estimated using Air Temperature and Relative Humidity measurements.
(5) The values of Wind Chill are estimated using Air Temperature and Wind Speed measurements.
(6) The values of irradiance on tilted surfaces with different orientations are estimated incorporating HAY's model.

For PV applications, estimation of irradiance received on different tilted surfaces and using different models can be available after communication with the Reseacher involved.

Position of Methoni Station

Latitude: 36 49.53' N.
Longitude: 21 42.26' E.
Height above sea level: 53m

Starting Day: January 2016


Researchers Involved
Dr. Psiloglou VassilisSenior Researcher

Dr. Psiloglou Vassilis

bill@noa.gr
+30 210 8109133
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