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 Post subject: Stevenson Screen
PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 12:56 pm 

Joined: Sat Nov 07, 2009 7:14 pm
Posts: 57
Location: Oundle, Peterborough
Weather Station: WMR88
Operating System: Windows 7

I made a fairly cheap and basic Stevenson Screen to go over the top of my Watson W-8681. The sides and base are made from ventilation system parts (air vents that go on the side of buildings) and the top is a 4-sided pyramid made out of wood and painted white.

As far as I can tell, it has greatly reduced the problem of solar radiation heating the thermometer and I think it is still sufficiently ventilated to allow the air through.







Met Office WOW site: Oundle (73519307)


 Post subject: Re: Stevenson Screen
PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:22 pm 
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Joined: Tue Dec 09, 2008 1:37 pm
Posts: 2424
Location: Dudley, West Midlands, UK
Weather Station: None !
Operating System: XP SP3 - honest
Nice job ....

The bottom is open to radiation from roof / tiles.

It is still rather high up, will it survive strong winds and / or wobble your rain guage ?

Nonetheless an admirable DIY solution :D

......................Imagine, what you will KNOW tomorrow !

 Post subject: Re: Stevenson Screen
PostPosted: Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:25 pm 

Joined: Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:56 pm
Posts: 31
Location: Kalamata/Greece
Weather Station: National Geographic 265 NE
Operating System: Windows XP
This is mine stevenson screen box.

This is my old house.I have moved to a new one but i haven`t take photos yet.

The construction is from a friends idea. ... n-box.html

I have even made the plastic tube with the fun but i didn`t use that power source.I used this solar panel ... s_id=18248
which turns fun with sun or with few clouds.
Eventually temperature is right.I checked it with another davis vantage pro station in town.


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