Agrometeorology Norway (lmt.nibio.no) are gathering data from more den 80 automatic weather stations in Norway. The weather stations measures different weather parameters, and the VIPS forecast models are the main users of these data. Data are also distributed to The Norwegian Meteorological Institute and other users.
The different weather parameters are stored each hour, as a middel, minimum, maksimum or sum for the hour. These hourly data are aggregated to dayly and and monthly values. Both the hour and day values are stored, and used in the forecast models. About 50 of our weatherstations are active through the whole year, and the rest is only active in the growing season (apr - sept). Agrometeorology Norway (lmt.nibio.no)