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posted on 2023-02-08, 14:22 authored by Steven PatonSteven Paton
Barro Colorado Island (BCI), Clearing ('El Claro')
Location: 9°9'47.21"N, 79°50'17.64"W

Precipitation, daily

Measurements made 3-5 times per week
Data are prorated using electronic data to fill gaps

The Clearing is a small, open area surrounded by forest and some buildings. Station established in 1972. Consists of a Stevenson screen with max/min thermometers and air pressure sensor. Temperature/humidity sensor, rain gauge and evaporation sensors are located at various locations around the screen.