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Weather data website?

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Alexis, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. Alexis

    Alexis New Member

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    Is there a reliable website that provides weather data for a given location at a given altitude? I'm looking for info along the lines of what the Bakers' sheets provide, for species that they don't have listed.

    A preliminary search has yielded nothing helpful.

    TIA!
     
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    Thanks Clark, but I'm looking for data outside the U.S.
     
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    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    I have a URL, but it's on my home computer. It's not as accurate as the Baker sheets, but it can be pretty close. I'll post it when I return.
     
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    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Here's the link. The big problem is that it lists 4700 sites on the same page, so loading it takes a bit. Then there's the part that it can be difficult to find something close to what you're looking for. It's not great, but it's better than nothing, I suppose.
     
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    Thanks, friends! I have quite a library of orchid books, and a number of research sites bookmarked; but I still find some species' best culture hard to determine.

    So I think it would be good to know, upon learning an orchid grows at 5000 feet in the Comoros Islands - for example -, I would (1) grow it well in my conditions, (2) kill it lickity split, or (3) watch it limp along for a few years until dies an agonizing death.
     
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    Thanks, Jon! I'll take some time to look through this monster site.