Illinois Climate Network: Station Metadata: Rend Lake
The Ina weather station is in Jefferson County on the Rend Lake Community College campus. The tower is located in a fenced area that encloses the college sewage treatment plant. The terrain surrounding the weather station is flat with trees located at various distances in all directions. The nearest trees in any direction are 170 m north, 180 m northeast, 750 m east, 600 m southeast, 84 m south, 135 m southwest, 215 m west, and 140 m northwest. A grain bin is located 125 m to the northeast, and the Rend Lake College buildings are located 800 m southeast of the weather tower. The sewage treatment plant, 17 m northeast of the weather tower, is approximately 2.5 m tall and occupies a field of view of 30 degrees looking northeast from the tower.
Latitude: 38.13555556 Longitude: -88.92333333 Altitude: 130 m
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