Weather at Dill Knob

Rainbow at Dill Knob
Rainbow at Dill Knob

The weather station at Dill Knob has been in operation since 2006. This page provides links to current reports from the weather station as well as a specialized report for short-term astronomical observing conditions.

Current Weather Conditions as recorded at Dill Knob Observatory

Weather conditions are reported and uploaded to the site every five minutes. To view the weather ticker, you will need to enable Java on your browser. Click here to see the report.

Weather Data reported to Weather Underground 

The Dill Knob weather station is registered on Weather Underground as KNCNORTH13. The display presents other local weather stations, detailed radar information and allows analysis of historical data by many criteria. Click here to go to Weather Underground.

Historic Weather Conditions as recorded at Dill Knob Observatory

Historical weather data are uploaded hourly. Graphic representations of various conditions over the last two weeks are presented along with tables of monthly and yearly highs and lows. Click here to see the report.

Weather Data reported to the Citizen’s Weather Observer Program

The Dill Knob Observatory weather station participates in the Citizen’s Weather Observer Program (CWOP). The format and graphing are different from the data shown above. Recent weather data for Dill Knob can be found here.

Sky Conditions at Dill Knob

A clear sky chart is a specialized short-term weather report for astronomers within a radius of about ten miles of the particular site. It gives a two-day hour-by-hour report on expected conditions that affect our ability to see the sky clearly: Cloud Cover, Transparency, “Seeing”, and darkness. These terms are defined more fully in the Dill Knob Observatory Clear Sky Chart. It is updated generally twice a day. Special thanks to Attilla Danko who  wrote the script to generate these images from data from the Canadian Meteorological Center.