The Darwin meteorological station is located at Haileybury Rendall School, approximately nine kilometres east of the centre of Darwin. This ground-based station records the following data parameters sampled at 1-second intervals and averaged at 5-second intervals:

  • Global horizontal irradiance (GHI)
  • Plane-of-array (POA) irradiance
  • Wind speed
  • Wind direction
  • Ambient temperature
  • Relative humidity
  • Rainfall

This station has been operating since May 2019 and conforms to a Class A standard by IEC 61724-1 Photovoltaic System Performance – Part 1: Monitoring.

Further technical information can be found by downloading the station’s metadata including equipment types, data parameters and measurement conditions.


The support of Haileybury Rendall School is gratefully acknowledged for hosting the weather station at their premises.