Suao (Taiwan) Site History

History Summary

Station Name Suao
Country Taiwan, China
Latitude 24° 35.1' N
Longitude 121° 52.1' E
GLOSS No.  
Time Reference GMT (00-23 hours)
Contributor (1981-1992) Central Weather Bureau, Taiwan
Instrument Type Acoustic gauge
Site of Gauge  
Observational Period 1981 - present

Quality Assessment

Comments

The daily or monthly means do not reveal any obvious reference level shifts except for the following:

Most questionable fluctuations are related to timing problems with the gauge. 1991 contains major uncorrected timing errors as the data are not offset by increments of one hour.

Year Completeness
Index (%)
Questionable Fluctuations (In day Nos.)
and Missing Data (Gaps > 6 hours)
1981 99 12,115-120,168-172,262,267,270,272
    See comment above
    Gap from 1981/01/11 at 12.00 to 1981/01/11 at 23.00
1982 99 147,333-334,338
    See comment above
    Gap from 1982/01/21 at 14.00 to 1982/01/21 at 23.00
    Gap from 1982/01/31 at 00.00 to 1982/01/31 at 23.00
    Gap from 1982/07/29 at 04.00 to 1982/07/30 at 23.00
1983 84 58-61,152-365
    Gap from 1983/04/01 at 00.00 to 1983/05/31 at 23.00
1984 100 1-244
1985 100 269-271
1986 100 354-365
1987 100 60
1988 96 279-281,300-302
    See comment above
    Gap from 1988/06/23 at 09.00 to 1988/06/24 at 08.00
    Gap from 1988/08/01 at 08.00 to 1988/08/08 at 16.00
    Gap from 1988/10/29 at 00.00 to 1988/10/31 at 23.00
    Gap from 1988/11/11 at 00.00 to 1988/11/11 at 09.00
    Gap from 1988/11/12 at 00.00 to 1988/11/14 at 13.00
    Gap from 1988/12/19 at 22.00 to 1988/12/21 at 21.00
1989 100 None
1990 98 289-290,310
    Gap from 1990/06/23 at 00.00 to 1990/07/01 at 00.00
1991 64 72-92,247-253,255-274,308-314,316-334
    Gap from 1991/06/01 at 08.00 to 1991/09/04 at 21.00
    Gap from 1991/09/10 at 18.00 to 1991/09/12 at 07.00
    Gap from 1991/10/01 at 08.00 to 1991/11/04 at 13.00
    Gap from 1991/11/10 at 10.00 to 1991/11/11 at 23.00
1992 99 None
    Gap from 1992/01/28 at 17.00 to 1992/01/29 at 16.00
    Gap from 1992/03/15 at 13.00 to 1992/03/15 at 19.00
    Gap from 1992/05/10 at 17.00 to 1992/05/11 at 04.00
    Gap from 1992/06/23 at 17.00 to 1992/06/24 at 16.00