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About This Station

Sandhurst Weather is located in Sandhurst, Berkshire, UK. Our location is at 51° 21' 08" N : 0° 46' 26" W and we are 83m above sea level.

Our Location

The site was established in October 2006 and runs continuously. The Home and Live Weather pages are updated about every 20 seconds, the rest of the site is updated every 10 minutes.

The equipment used is a Davis Vantage Pro 2 weather station with a daytime fan aspirated radiation shield. The data is collected every minute by a dedicated low power computer using Weather Display Software, which also automatically uploads the data for this website at set intervals. The station comprises of an anemometer, rain gauge, solar sensor and a thermo-hydro sensor situated in optimal positions for highest accuracy possible.

Data is also automatically provided frequent intervals to the following organisations:

Instrument Accuracy

The manufacturer's specifications for the Davis Vantage Pro 2 are as follows:

Outdoor Temperature -40 °C to +65 °C ±0.5°C
Relative Humidity 1% RH to 100% RH ±3% RH, ±4% RH above 96% RH
Wind Speed 2 mph to 200 mph ±2 mph
Wind Direction 0° to 360° ±3°
Pressure 540 hPa to 1100 hPa ±1.0 hPa

The above specifications should be taken into consideration when determining the overall accuracy of the given measurements.

See Data Quality for some inforamtion about the quality of our data.

About Sandhurst

Sandhurst Sign

The town of Sandhurst is in the Royal County of Berkshire, and is situated about 35 miles WSW of London. Sandhurst is a small town of about 7500 houses and a population of about 22,000. Sandhurst derived its name from the sandy soils and hurst (a wooded eminence), for the earliest hamlet was situated high above the River Blackwater. Sandhurst is probably best known for the Royal Military Academy.

The Royal Military Academy
In 1812 The Royal Military Academy moved from Great Marlow to Sandhurst. The original building is designed as a mansion with a splendid Greek portico and landscaped grounds with a lake. A siding from Blackwater Station carried all the building materials to the site of this huge project. The chapel was built in 1879 and extended in 1937 through gifts from people associated with the Academy. The Academy provided officers for the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny and the Boer War. The demand for officers was so high during World War I that training in the early days was for three months only and during World War II there was a Passing Out ceremony every fourteen days. Women cadets were admitted in 1984. The other great institutions in the locality are Wellington College and Broadmoor Hospital, which were in the Parish of Sandhurst until 1894.

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