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Agromet Observatory was established at CSSRI, Karnal on 1 January 1972 and is located in the CSSRI Experimental Farm at 29° 43' N latitude, 76° 58' E longitude and 245 m elevation above the mean sea level. It is Class-A Observatory and the following parameters are recorded twice a day (07:22/8:30 and 14:22 hours IST):

  • Air temperature- minimum and maximum
  • Air relative humidity
  • Vapour pressure
  • Rainfall
  • Evaporation
  • Sunshine hours
  • Wind speed and direction
  • Soil temperatures at 5, 10 and 20 cm depths
  • Minimum grass temperature
Weather data from January 1972 to current date are archived into a Weather Database in the Agro-met Lab and are available for sale at the approved price rate to only research and educational purposes of Govt/University/Other organizations.Daily weather data are supplied at free of cost to print radio and television media for further transmission to farmers for planning of agricultural operations/activities.





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Weather on 17.07.2019 at CSSRI, Karnal
Temperature (°C)
26.0          23.6
RH (%) 
Wind Speed (km/hr)
Rainfall (mm) 4.4
Evaporation (mm)


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