Telemetry: Weather Dataloggers

Public Real-time Weather Dataloggers: AB and BC

For more mountain resources check out my Resources page! And please contact me if you think I’m missing anything.

Graphical interfaces

Parks Canada Weather Stations – Real time as well as historical weather station data. A great resource and laid out in convenient tables.

BC Snow Stations Interactive Map – Real-time weather data from the BC Snow Survey! “Snow survey data is collected from manual and electronic environmental monitoring sites across the province. Scientific data plays a major role in flood forecasting and determining snow pack, water levels and stream flow conditions.”

The Aquarius Time-Series database “is the province’s primary repository of continuous surface, groundwater and snow data from monitoring stations across the province”.

AB Weather Stations Interactive Map – hundreds of weather stations, many of them in mountain zones. The “Alberta Climate Information Service (ACIS), an interactive tool that helps producers, farm consultants, and researchers [Ed: to say nothing of mountain enthusiasts] to see Alberta weather forecasts, browse over 10000 maps of Alberta weather and Alberta climate related information, and access near real time station data from over 350 meteorological stations operating in the province of Alberta. The maps and weather data describe Alberta’s weather, climate and related agriculture features to help with your long-term planning and decision-making throughout the growing season.”

University of Saskatoon – a number of weather stations in surprising, useful locations

Avalanche Canada – has a bunch of useful weather stations integrated with their avalanche forecast & MIN map

ARFI – One-stop Weather Data Shopping! Wow. “Arfi is a collection of avalanche forecasting resources, tools, and research models collected into one map-based program. It is designed to help private and public avalanche forecasters, guides, and recreationalists. Arfi was developed by the Applied Snow and Avalanche Research Group (ASARC) at the University of Calgary in Calgary”.

University of Saskatoon

Here is U Sask’s collection followed by a list in alphabetical order of a bunch of other public weather stations.

Collection Map

AB Fortress Mountain

Fortress Ledge

Fortress Ridge

Fortress Ridge South

Bonsai

Canadian Ridge

Canadian Ridge North

Powerline

AB Marmot Creek

Fisera Ridge

Centennial Ridge

Upper Clearing

Vista View

Hay Meadow

AB Remote Stations

Athabasca

Peyto Moraine

Bow Hut

Helen Creek

Burstall Pass

Canmore Civic Centre

Cougar Creek

Mud Lake

BC Lake O’Hara

Opabin

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