Rice has a new weather station on top of Fondren Library, set up by Eric Valentine (Energy Conservation Manager). It's data can be accessed at:


From there, you can access current digital readings (weather.jpg), dial readings and past 24-hour data (weather2.jpg), and hourly readings (hourly.txt).

Recorded information includes:

>Outside Temperature (hi and low)

>Windchill Temp

>Dew Point

>Heat Index Temp

>Outside Humidity

>Rainfall (amount and rate)

>Air Pressure

>Wind Direction

>Wind Speed

>Solar Availability (WM2)

>Lightning Detection (Lc)

>Sunrise and set

>Moonrise and set