About

Nepal Mausam is an open weather data platform powered by Rooster Logic Pvt. Ltd. This data portal aims to ensure that data related to weather and its components are easily available, accessible and usable by a range of people, public, private and other sectors of the society. This weather data portal incorporates factors such as agricultural products prices and energy usage which are directly or indirectly proportional to the local weather scenarios.

Definitions

Temperature

Physical quantity expressing hot and cold. The most commonly used scales are the Celsius scale (formerly called centigrade) (denoted °C), Fahrenheit scale (denoted °F).

Rainfall

Amount of total rainfall in a day.The most commonly used scales are the Inch (denoted inch) and millimeter (denoted mm).

Relative Humidity

The amount of humidity present in the air. We feel much hotter than the actual temperature when the relative humidity is high. The most commonly used scale is percentage (denoted %).

Wind Speed

The rate at which wind is moving in a particular area. The most commonly used scales are km/h and mph.

Details about Weather Station Installation

  1. The model of weather station installed is Acurite 5 in 1 Weather Sensor
  2. Raspberry Pi Model 3 B bundled with SDR adapter and 8 GB memory card is used for data capture and transfer over the internet
  3. Custom developed application is installed in Raspberry Pi
  4. In each of the site of the weather station the weather station is installed at least 5 feet above the surface i.e. Ground, Roof Top
  5. The sites where Weather Stations are installed are as shown below: