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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 - Carsington Water Distance
Thorncliffe 23.5 km
Nottingham/Watnall 26.3 km
East Midlands Airport 31.4 km
Sutton Bonington 36.6 km
Sheffield 37.0 km
Keele 43.2 km
Manchester 54.8 km
Rostherne 59.3 km
Emley Moor transmitting station 61.3 km
Doncaster Airport 62.7 km
Coleshill 63.2 km
Cosford 63.8 km
Birmingham Airport 67.1 km
Rochdale 69.2 km
Winterbourne Botanic Garden 69.5 km
Barkston 72.2 km
Shawbury 74.9 km
Waddington 75.9 km
Cranwell 76.1 km
Coventry Airport 76.7 km
Scampton 77.6 km
Church Lawford 80.8 km
Bingley 84.9 km
Liverpool AP 87.2 km
Leeds Bradford Intl. Airport 90.9 km
Hawarden 91.3 km
Wittering 94.2 km
Coningsby 98.4 km
Moulton Park 101.4 km
Stonyhurst 103.3 km
Pershore 103.8 km
Humberside 104.1 km
Crosby 107.9 km
Woodvale 110.6 km
Warton Aerodrome Airport 111.9 km
Linton-On-Ouse 112.3 km
Monks Wood 120.0 km
RAF Holbeach 120.5 km
Leconfield 120.9 km
Bedford 121.1 km
RAF Dishforth 121.6 km
Shobdon 122.0 km
Donna Nook 122.6 km
Blackpool Airport 122.6 km
Topcliffe 129.1 km
Cranfield Airport 129.3 km
Credenhill 133.5 km
RAF Little Rissington 133.6 km
Kirby Grindalythe 134.3 km
Gloucestershire Airport 134.5 km
Woburn 134.7 km
London Oxford Airport 137.1 km
Leeming 139.3 km
RAF Brize Norton 144.7 km
Fairford Airport 154.3 km
Luton Airport 157.3 km
Fylingdales 159.8 km
Durham Tees Valley Airport 162.0 km
High Wycombe 162.3 km
Benson 163.8 km
Rothamsted Park 164.2 km
MoD Lyneham 174.1 km
Shap 175.6 km
Loftus Samos 176.2 km
Warcop Range 176.5 km
Durham 191.1 km