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Meteorological Observatory


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VSI’s meteorological observatory has been established in the year 1984–85. Daily observations of different meteorological parameters are recorded and their effect on sugarcane crop was studied. The observations recorded during the year were compiled and were sent to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Pune (Simla Office). The accuracy of different instruments inspected and remarked satisfactorily by the authority of IMD. In addition to ground meteorological observatory, VSI have an automatic weather station.
The complied information of daily and monthly meteorological observations of different climatic parameters are supplied to other sections as and when required.

Abstract of meteorological data averages recorded during 2008–09 at our Manjari Office Observatory -

Particulars
Average
Date
Maximum Temperature
40.9 oC
11/05/2008
Minimum Temperature
7.7 oC
05/01/2008
Maximum Humidity
96 %
15/08/2008
Minimum Humidity
15 %
03/02/2008
Total Rainfall
611.00 mm
2008 - 09
Maximum Rainfall
79.5 mm
04/09/2008

Monthly Averages of meteorological parameters observed during April 2008 to March 2009 -

Month Year
Temperature
(oC)
Humidity
(%)
Evapor-
-ation
Rainfall
(in mm)
Rainy
Days
Max.
Min.
7 hr.
14 hr.
April
34.8
17.8
55
22
8.2
0.0
---
May
36.3
21.0
67
34
8.4
4.5
01
June
28.9
21.2
78
66
4.7
54.3
11
July
29.3
21.0
85
67
4.1
22.8
08
August
27.8
20.4
84
69
3.6
102.3
09
September
28.3
20.2
82
63
4.7
346.6
20
October
30.7
16.9
72
46
5.1
33.5
04
November
31.1
15.0
67
38
6.7
0.0
---
December
28.4
12.5
61
41
6.3
47.0
01
January
28.3
11.2
81
29
6.2
0.0
---
February
33.2
10.9
69
20
5.4
0.0
---
March
36.2
12.5
66
28
7.5
0.0
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