|Spend the time||indoors|
|Appropriate for kids||yes|
Home weather station, weather data software package, and a computer with Internet access.
Citizen Weather Observer Program
|Help make citizens' weather data available for weather services|
|Contribute your weather data and check data quality of others.|
The Citizen Weather Observer Program is a group of ham radio operators and other private citizens around the country who have volunteered the use of their weather data for education, research, and use by interested parties. There are currently over 12,000 registered members worldwide and over 900 different user organizations. Their weather data are used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and distributed to user organizations.
The Citizen Weather Observer Program is a public-private partnership with three main goals: