Meteorological Data

Meteorological Data

A weather station located in a tower above the forest canopy monitors solar radiation, wind speed and direction, rainfall, temperature, and relative humidity. Data from this station is available from the LUQ-LTER web site, data base number 127. Also available is data on rainfall from a manual gauge on the station's roof (data base 14, LUQ-LTER) and minimum and maximum temperature under the shade (data base 16 and data base 17, LUQ-LTER). A summary of the meteorological data for El Verde is available on pdf form from the LUQ-LTER web site (click here to open the pdf file).

Rainfall chemistry

The National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) monitors rainfall chemistry on a weekly basis at El Verde. Click here to go to their web site.

Other meteorological information

Meteorological data for other locations within the Luquillo Mountains is available from the LUQ-LTER web site.

Meteorological data for other locations in Puerto Rico is available at the USGS web site and from the Weather Channel web site.

For hurricane information and tracking of storms visit Weather Underground Inc.