What is an Automatic Weather Station?

An Automatic Weather Station, also known as an AWS or AWOS or weather station, is a system that continuously records weather parameters. The main components of a weather station are the Data Logger and the weather sensors such as rainfall, wind speed, wind direction, ambient air temperature, relative humidity, solar radiation, barometric pressure and more. Additional components include telemetry or remote connection, typically by UHF, VHF, GSM or Next G.