About

Backyard Weather Service

•   Evolving with the Weather   •

Sharing Local Weather and Imagery

established

Vancouver • British Columbia • Canada

MCC Wx Stn I False Creek-Fairview

2017
expanded

Vancouver • British Columbia • Canada

MCC Wx Stn II Woodland-Clark Drive

MCC Wx Stn III West Point Grey-10th

MCC Wx Stn IV South Van-Fraserview

2018
MCC Wx Stn VII Dunbar-Southlands
2019
operating remote sites

Sunshine Valley • British Columbia • Canada

MCC Wx Stn V Sunshine Valley-Sumallo

Bowen Island • British Columbia • Canada

MCC Wx Stn VI Bowen Island-Crayola

2018

Weather Sensor Stations

7

Wx Stn I

False Creek-Fairview

Wx Stn II

Woodland-Clark Drive

Wx Stn III

West Point Grey-10th

Wx Stn IV

South Van-Fraserview

MCC Wx Stn V

Sunshine Valley-Sumallo

Wx Stn VI

Bowen Island-Crayola

Wx Stn VII

Dunbar-Southlands

Instrumentation

Personal Weather Stations

by Acurite & Davis Instruments

Data Collection, Analysis, & Disemination

 using VIS Reader by

Valley Information Systems

Weather Camera Stations

3

Wx Stn I

False Creek-Fairview

2 camera's combined 180° field of view

Wx Stn II

Woodland-Clark Drive

3 camera's combined 360° field of view

Wx Stn VII

Dunbar-Southlands

1 camera with 130° field of view

Visual Instrumentation

High Definition IP Camera

Google Nest

IT & Data Presentation

https://www.mccwx.ca

hosted by wix.com

Weather Station Websites & Data

running on  VIS Reader MiniWeb

site design by MCC Weather

Data Quality Control

MADIS System

US National Weather Service

All MCC Weather stations stream data to CWOP, the Citizen Weather Observer Program.  In addition to research, it is used by the US National Weather Service, and others, to develop weather forecasts around the world.  With this contribution, the data is quality checked for accuracy and station calibration.

Credits

Thank you to the many meteorological services around the world. 

Including the public weather services

Environment and Climate Change Canada and the US National Weather Service

The members of community weather services

CoCoRaHS and CWOP.

Private weather services like 

Weather Underground, PWS Weather, Dark Sky, and Valley Information Systems.

MCC Weather, the stations, and website were born of hobby.

Developing into a craft weather service.

Constantly evolving to improve the quality and simplicity of the experience. 

 

Welcome, please enjoy.

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