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What are the sources for WeatherOnline forecasts?

The WeatherOnline forecasts are created by using a MOS system developed in-house with the most current US weather services model data (GFS). The statistical methods of the Model-Output-Statistic (MOS)-System were developed in cooperation with the Meteorological Department of the University of Bonn.

What is a MOS-System?

A Model-Output-Statistic (MOS)-System combines the data of the weather forecast model and the locally recorded data for any given point by transforming the model data from a coarse grid to detailed small scale areas.
In order to do so, one needs a large volume of past model forecast data as well as the corresponding recorded data for any given location. The MOS-System relates these two sets of data in an optimized fashion allowing development of the local weather forecast by using the most current model forecast.

What are the time intervals used in the temperature and icons of the local forecasts?

The forecasted maximum temperature always refers to a 12hour window from 6am to 6om local time.
The forecasted minimum temperature always refers to the 12hour window from 6pm of the day before the forecast day to 6 am of the forecast day.
The weather icon for the morning refers to the time between 6am and 12pm local time, the icon for the afternoon is valid from 12am to 6pm local time and the evening icon refers to the time from 6pm to 12am local time.

How often are the current weather conditions and forecasts updated?

The current weather information as well as the satellite images are updated every 30 minutes whereas the radar images are being updated every 15 minutes.
The local weather forecasts as well as the weather charts are updated 8 times a day. The updates start at 2 am CEST or 3 am CEST depending on daylight saving time and continue on a three hourly bases.

Nearby Weather Stations - Mansfield Distance
Nottingham/Watnall 15.5 km
East Midlands Airport 34.9 km
Doncaster Airport 39.1 km
Waddington 44.7 km
Barkston 45.2 km
Scampton 46.1 km
Cranwell 47.0 km
Thorncliffe 52.4 km
Emley Moor transmitting station 61.1 km
Coningsby 68.2 km
Humberside 74.7 km
Wittering 75.0 km
Manchester 77.1 km
Coleshill 79.8 km
Rostherne 82.4 km
Donna Nook 82.9 km
Birmingham Airport 84.6 km
Church Lawford 85.9 km
Bingley 86.9 km
Leeds Bradford Intl. Airport 87.3 km
Coventry Airport 87.7 km
Cosford 92.5 km
RAF Holbeach 93.1 km
Leconfield 95.6 km
Wainfleet 97.1 km
Linton-On-Ouse 100.3 km
Shawbury 106.1 km
RAF Dishforth 112.2 km
Bedford 112.4 km
RAF Wyton 113.0 km
Liverpool AP 113.3 km
Topcliffe 119.5 km
Pershore 123.6 km
Cranfield Airport 124.8 km
Bridlington 126.8 km
Warton Aerodrome Airport 130.1 km
Leeming 131.9 km
Cambridge 138.9 km
Fylingdales 141.4 km
RAF Little Rissington 145.0 km
Luton Airport 151.5 km
Durham Tees Valley Airport 152.9 km
Gloucestershire Airport 153.8 km
RAF Brize Norton 156.4 km
Rothamsted Park 158.8 km
Loftus Samos 160.9 km
High Wycombe 163.5 km
Fairford Airport 168.3 km
Benson 169.0 km
Northolt 185.6 km