NADUR WEATHER OBSERVATORY TIMELINE
located at 36° 02' 26"N and 14° 17' 35"E
at an altitude of 160m above sea level
1975: Maximum temperature,
wind direction and approximate speed, sky condition and
rainfall records started being noted. Numerical readings
taken from local newspapers, TV and radio weather reports
from the Luqa Meteorological Office located in mainland
Malta, approximately 30km SE of Nadur, located on Gozo Island.
1975: Minimum temperatures started being recorded. September
1978: Rainfall readings for Nadur commenced.
1979: Atmospheric pressure readings started being recorded.
1992: Started keeping meteorological records using
a Heathkit Advanced Weather Computer - Model ID- 5001B.
Wind gusts and high and low pressure and times of occurrence
added to observations. Also, time of high and low temperature
and visibility records included.
1992: A 'comments' section included in the daily observations
entry. Synoptic situation and any other relevant comments
on the day's weather added.
November 2001: Replaced
weather station equipment and location: started using
the Oregon Scientific WMR-968 Wireless Weather Station,
situated about 500m NW of previous location, and roughly
at the same altitude.
2002: GozoWeather.com launched as part of the MaltaMedia
Online Network. Live weather data and forecasts included.