Problems finding your station on the wundermap or station list?

By: Kari Strenfel , 5:42 PM GMT on July 09, 2014

Hi PWS owners!

If your station is reporting just fine but you cannot find your station on the wundermap or the station list, it is probably getting flagged and removed by our QC process. We have to sanity check all of the data that comes in from our personal weather stations, to ensure we are displaying reasonable data on our map. However, occasionally some things slip through the cracks, like some erroneous data appearing on the wundermap or accurate data being removed from the wundermap. This is because we have to compare the temperature at your station to nearby stations, to validate the data. If the temperature at your station is significantly warmer or cooler than nearby stations, it will get flagged by the QC algorithm and removed from the map and the station list. But when coastal or elevation influences are present, the temperature may actually vary significantly. It is very hard to capture these real temperature differences, this is why we have been working so hard to improve our QC algorithm.

We should be launching the new QC process this week, and hope to reduce the cases where accurate stations are removed from the station list and the wundermap. Alternatively, we may see some other problems that arise. We know that whenever you try to fix one problem, other problems become more obvious. So please comment here on this blog if your station wrongfully disappears from the station list and the wundermap. We will continue to tweak the QC algorithm to improve your experience.



Note that this is not an issue with the PWS dashboard error message that shows a red triangle with the message "This PWS is not reporting". This error message is because Weather Underground has not received recent data from this PWS. When this happens, you need to check your weather station software to make sure your Weather Underground station id and password are entered correctly. And also check your internet connection and power to the station.



Thanks for your feedback and support while we continue to improve the experience for our PWS owners. Please comment on this blog with any concerns or suggestions you may have.

Thanks,
Kari

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178. ChrisNnashville
2:22 AM GMT on December 01, 2016
I know this is an old post, but Im having this issue currently. I live in a low part of a valley, with my pws mounted close to a creek. Not sure if those conditions cause the data to deviate from nearby pws. But I have no idea how to correct this.
Member Since: August 9, 2010 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
177. clarkaw77
3:09 AM GMT on November 28, 2016
I am getting the same internal server error that potosiweather commented about yesterday. It happens on the second page of the PWS registration when you click the submit button. I sent a message to website support - hope to see it fixed tomorrow morning!
Member Since: November 27, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
176. NM15252000
11:20 PM GMT on November 27, 2016
Hello, I have moved my weather station to another location. I am requesting that my station be placed back on the wundermap if possible? Thanks!
Member Since: January 11, 2015 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
175. in
3:58 PM GMT on November 27, 2016
My station KCASANDI100 has been displayed on wundermap for many months but lately it is not. According to this and other blogs, station may not be displayed if its data is off compared to other stations. If this is the case, there will be a QC flag next to the station name indicating the reason. I checked my station and there is no QC flag. Furthermore, gladstone family weather madis evaluation shows green thumbs up for all data. Don't understand why my station is not displayed, please check and let me know where is the problem.
Member Since: December 19, 2009 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
174. potosiweather
10:38 PM GMT on November 26, 2016
Unable to register for a station ID. Everytime it comes back with "internal server error". Very frustrating. It is a brand new weather station and we are not able to see the information. W-0900-ip
Member Since: November 26, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
173. ve4ub
7:44 PM GMT on November 24, 2016
Our Weather Underground PWS IMBSELKI1 seems to have no problem with our webcam showing up on the map but not our station data. Anything that I can do on my end? Thanks in advance!
Member Since: March 5, 2004 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
172. delohiopublicworks
7:21 PM GMT on November 21, 2016
Our weather station is reporting but isn't showing up on WU. Would you please look into this?
Member Since: November 15, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
171. k5rnb
2:19 PM GMT on November 20, 2016
We are in a valley and our temperature is 32. Stations 5 -7 miles are in 38-44 range. We got removed.
Member Since: December 14, 2006 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
170. chartist10
7:03 AM GMT on November 20, 2016
My station has disappeared from wundermap. I was wondering if you could check into this. Thank you.
Member Since: July 12, 2014 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
169. djs1111
10:37 PM GMT on November 11, 2016
I changed to a new router now my weather station cannot be found on WU. Is there something I have to do?
Member Since: January 2, 2005 Posts: 0 Comments: 1
168. JDungan
2:14 PM GMT on November 11, 2016
My PWS North Santee, CA KCASANTE42 is reporting, but not showing up on the Wunderground map. Please advise. Thanks.
Member Since: October 8, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
167. wd3p
6:45 PM GMT on November 09, 2016
The other night and again today my station is not showing up on the Weather Underground map even though by going to the station URL the data is being transmitted. I see no issues with my data, either the other night or today. It sure would be helpful if it is the QC process that is deleting stations that the user could be given a reason why it is getting flagged. Station ID is KMDUPPER25.
Member Since: June 15, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
166. SuddieWeather
11:50 AM GMT on October 29, 2016
My data from my PWS Easter Suddie, Munlochy IUNITEDK186, appears on your website, but the station is not showing on the Wundermap or Station list. I understand that this may be due to your QC algorithm as described on this page: https://www.wunderground.com/blog/PWSmet/problems- finding-your-station-on-the-wundermap-or-station-l ist

Can you check please?
Thanks
Member Since: March 7, 2015 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
165. longboard98
4:48 PM GMT on October 19, 2016
My station, KFLMERRI41 shows up on the map on the PWS web page, but doesn't show up on wundermap.
Member Since: March 15, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
164. NorthOf90
4:29 PM GMT on October 19, 2016
The QC is very sensitive.. I moved my PWS and it recorded 0.07 inches of rain.. and I Was taken off the map... :O Uggh.. Im trying to make adjustments for accuracy...
Member Since: October 13, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 1
163. NorthOf90
2:18 AM GMT on October 19, 2016
Hello.. This clears things up for me.. I was calibrating the Rain gauge .. and it read 6.05 inches when i was done... I also had the 5in1 Inside where it was about 20F warmer then outside...
we had no rain today.. this is why it disappeared ... how do i get it back on the map as i have made the adjustments i needed for accurate rainfall..
KMOCHICO14
Member Since: October 13, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 1
162. atoughram
4:20 PM GMT on October 14, 2016
My "Goldstar" station KWAPUYAL24 has been missing for a while now. It seems accurate to the other "Quality" stations in the area. I know the data is getting through, my personal page works. Kind of a bummer...

Russ
Member Since: October 27, 2008 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
161. getjbrown
11:24 PM GMT on October 09, 2016
My station was removed from the map. KFLLANDO40.
Member Since: October 8, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 1
160. thesweetlycool20
1:07 PM GMT on September 23, 2016
My station stopped appearing on the wundermap. KMIANNAR110. All data is accurate and station is reporting correctly.
Member Since: September 14, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 1
159. ahstone
12:22 PM GMT on September 23, 2016
My Station is not showing up since I upgraded the firmware
Member Since: February 21, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
158. RockyCC
10:20 PM GMT on September 22, 2016
My station appears on the Home Page so my data is being verified but my station does not appear on the Regional Radar or Precipitation Maps which do show a number of stations in my area. It used to appear a month or so ago though I sometimes needed to zoom in on my neighborhood and wait until it showed up,
???
Member Since: October 27, 2009 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
157. Dkwoods33
5:03 PM GMT on September 22, 2016
I finally got my station (KCATWENT13) to report this AM after finding a space at end of Station ID in MyAcurite app. Station is reporting but has dropped off the map. It appears to have numbers very similar to nearby stations. I am perplexed.

Update: 10:32 AM Now it is on the Web and Tablet map and list but not the phone app. I guess it is just a bit flaky.
Member Since: March 23, 2015 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
156. earlherby1
4:55 PM GMT on September 01, 2016
Weather station is accurate and listed as reporting. However it is not on the station list and WU Map. Ironically other less accurate stations are listed.
Member Since: July 13, 2015 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
155. meteosmariamole
8:01 AM GMT on August 26, 2016
Hi, my pws is located in a valley, for this reason, measuring a temperature, compared to the other area of weather stations, more high at day and low at night. The pws is called IROMASAN3 and is a Davis Vantage Vue. Please fix it. Thank you!
Member Since: March 5, 2012 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
154. AMylander
10:00 PM GMT on August 25, 2016
My KNCHAVEL5 usually does not show on Wundermap, even though transmitting normally, and within a degree or two of nearby stations? Thanks for any suggestions.
Member Since: December 26, 2011 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
153. skowal
11:21 PM GMT on August 19, 2016
My station KCOLOUIS35 has readings consistent with stations near it. It shows in the station list, but no longer shows up on the Wundermap; About 2 weeks ago, it stopped showing up there along with 1/2 to 2/3 of ALL stations that used to show up before. It would be nice to know what your QC rules are and even better if you would share with individual PWS owners why their station is not included in the Wundermap.
Member Since: November 1, 2011 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
152. neilgcart
8:12 PM GMT on August 14, 2016
I have been having issues for a while now with my weather station ICHESHIR64 in that although it has been reporting consistently apart from the odd time when my internet connection is down the update times indicated do not match the output frequency of the station. The station has now disappeared from wundermap and the station list despite having been consistently reporting for several years. I have never noticed any significant variation in temperature recording compared with that of other weather stations in my area.
Member Since: March 6, 2013 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
151. Lovetowalk
3:40 PM GMT on August 11, 2016
I have moved to a new location and followed the instruction on this situation.New station ID,address,etc.My PWS will not come up when I search for it.I can scroll down to the bottom of the screen on a nearby station and it is listed there.
Another problem,my PWS is not shown on my Member Account Info-(ICON).
Also when I set up my PWS at this location I had to pay for a new membership,- I was already a paid member.
Help.please!
Thank you.I have been a member since 2004.
Member Since: July 15, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
150. ejacobsen
10:51 PM GMT on August 05, 2016
My station, KAZSCOTT76, is consistent with the stations near it, but hasn't been on the wundermap for quite a while and isn't on the list.
Member Since: July 26, 2013 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
149. donaldm241
11:03 PM GMT on August 04, 2016
My weather info not displaying on Wundermap KFLCAPEC85. My dashboard indicates data is sending-so I assume your computer logic is excluding information. My data is consistent with others in my location
Member Since: August 27, 2015 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
148. dbirder
1:51 PM GMT on August 03, 2016
ISANJOSS2 disappeared from the map for no reason I can see, not impressed.
Member Since: August 18, 2011 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
147. equineone
5:11 PM GMT on July 31, 2016
Unable to view my weather station on weather underground site. I do riecieve e-mails with all the information on it. l How do I get my station back on the site?
Member Since: July 7, 2008 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
146. Dmcg14
10:52 AM GMT on July 19, 2016
Hello, believe the station KMDPINEY2 has been erroneously dropped. It is on the edge of the river so it tracks to the water's influence on the highs and lows, similar to other stations in the area on the water.

Dmcg14
Member Since: July 3, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
145. Soilgeo18
5:16 PM GMT on July 11, 2016
My station (KCOEVERG46) has been consistent with those around it at the same elevation, so I don't know why your algorithms booted me. I selected my weather station specifically because it was advertised that you could get your data posted on weather underground. My station used to get hundreds of hits a month, but now that is down to just a trickle, probably because it is not showing up on the map consistently.

Bummed in Evergreen,

Paul
Member Since: July 11, 2001 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
144. maskwo
1:57 AM GMT on July 09, 2016
KRIJAMES8 is missing.
MADIS is reporting high quality data correlation.
http://weather.gladstonefamily.net/site/E8410
Member Since: December 6, 2012 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
143. KyleWthr
1:58 PM GMT on July 08, 2016
Please consider adding my station KAZSCOTT80 to the larger maps. I am in an area with many trees and much grass so a few degrees cooler than surrounding areas. My rainfall and wind speed are low due to location.
Member Since: October 2, 2013 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
142. WeatherWheels
2:31 PM GMT on June 19, 2016
Hello Again! Ok so I just read some more blog posts and realized that incorrect time and dates lead to qc removal... So... I checked my time and found that I had forgotten to change my time for daylight savings! So I'm assuming that's the problem. I have corrected my time settings! Please review my data and consider adding me back on to the map. Thank you! :)
Member Since: February 9, 2015 Posts: 0 Comments: 2
141. WeatherWheels
2:23 PM GMT on June 19, 2016
Good morning... I believe my weather station (kmewinth5 Lakeshore Dr) has been pulled from the map by the qc algorithm. I assume it must be due to higher temperature readings than surrounding stations. I am on the side of a hill and I'm a bit encapsulated, and the sensor does get direct sun in the morning hours. So temps do tend to run a bit higher than others, but I believe the sensor is appropriately placed and functioning properly. Please advise on whether this is something that you can correct electronically or if there is something I need to do on this end. Thank you!
Member Since: February 9, 2015 Posts: 0 Comments: 2
140. mdills
11:07 PM GMT on June 18, 2016
Can you please check KOHCHESA4. It is not on the map.


Thanks!
Member Since: June 18, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
139. cllewis1
1:44 PM GMT on June 16, 2016
My station KGAROME7 isn't showing up on the wundermap anymore. My temps are typically in line with the other nearby stations. In the hottest part of the day, it reads a bit high, but the rest of the time it seems accurate.
Member Since: April 20, 2009 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
138. friscodan
1:24 PM GMT on June 11, 2016
I have 2 AcuRite 01057RM Pro Color Weather Stations reporting on Weather Underground, one in Missouri and one in Colorado. Last week, I noticed that I could no longer find my Colorado station (KCOFRISC10) on WunderMap and it would not appear on the change station list. After checking the station, I discovered that the aspirating fan was not functioning, causing higher temperature readings than surrounding stations. I replaced the fan assembly and the temperatures are now tracking nearby stations. Now, unless I expand the WunderMap scale greatly, my station is still not listed. I had a similar problem with my Missouri station (KMOCOLUM25). I recently had high temperatures on this station and found that spider webs had disrupted air flow over the temperature sensor. After cleaning and clearing the webs from the 5 in 1 sensor, temperatures returned to normal and my station reappeared on WunderMap almost immediately. There are no other stations near KMOCOLUM25. Is the reason that the KCOFRISC10 station has not reappeared on WonderMap due to the fact that so many other stations are clustered around it? Thanks
Member Since: September 19, 2015 Posts: 0 Comments: 1
137. hansewetter
8:49 PM GMT on June 08, 2016
My station sometimes disappears from the station list and the WunderMap, mostly for a few hours. I measure with calibrated sensors and a professional weather shelter. Due to the good aeration, the station responds very fast compared with other stations in the vicinity, especially in the morning and in the evening. Furthermore, due to the topography my location is definitely significant cooler than the immediate vicinity.

Also, many private stations on sunny days measures too warm. Thus, the algorithm throws just outside the stations that have a good radiation shield (!!!) and good measured values.

Please tell me if the temperature is the reason or whether there are other problems.
Member Since: December 12, 2013 Posts: 0 Comments: 1
136. RacineYachtClub
8:21 PM GMT on May 31, 2016
Our weather station is sitting on top of the pier system over lake Michigan. Currently the Air temp has been verified at 65 where the stations around us are 75 because they are up the hill and not as close to the lake. Can you please put the icon back for KWIRACIN28. Racine Yacht club.
Member Since: July 15, 2014 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
135. n5adi
9:13 PM GMT on May 30, 2016
My station is being removed. The next closest is 8-10 miles away and they are appearing.
Member Since: May 28, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
134. steveowa
7:55 PM GMT on May 28, 2016
My station is not showing up on the wundermap. KMNMINNE63
Member Since: March 2, 2009 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
133. racoutlaw
2:59 AM GMT on May 13, 2016
My station on this site says it report 1min ago as i am typing this but i dont see my station on the map but i can go look at the data if i log in and goto the my station tab.. thank for looking at this for me.. My station is Graves Mountain here in Lincolnton Ga. username is racoutlaw...
Member Since: August 2, 2015 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
132. manyhatz
7:27 PM GMT on April 30, 2016
I'm not sure why my station (KCOLITTL203) was taken off the map. It's a new station so I have watched it closely and found it to be remarkably close to nearby stations with the exception of the Barometric Pressure witch takes 14 days to calibrate. I have made a note of it on the PWS page. Does your QC process automatically put the station back on the map or do I need to do something? I have also noted that the data on the PWS page is not always from my station (Comparing data I'm sending and data displayed on page) not sure what to make of that.

May 1
Station off map again. looking at the data I can see that the Temperature change without considering the time involved could be misconstrued. My station only reports every 15 min. Hope this info helps in your tweeking.
Member Since: April 24, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
131. jasonkward
3:40 AM GMT on April 30, 2016
My PWS (KTXSIDNE2) seems to be reporting close to others around me, but does not appear on the map or list. Had a few problems in the beginning, so it may have been removed before I fixed them. If it could be placed back on the map/list, I would appreciate it. Thank you.
Member Since: April 30, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
130. ltpaheer
1:55 AM GMT on April 25, 2016
I had checked and rechecked where we can setup that we get a email whne station is not reproting and I nver get a email.
So how do we fix that issue?
Member Since: May 7, 2010 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
129. podoski
2:31 PM GMT on April 10, 2016
My station seems go be misssing at certain times of the day. I have not notice a variation in temp or wind.Usually goes missing around 8 am central time till early afternoon . Am i doing someting wrong here?
Member Since: May 24, 2010 Posts: 0 Comments: 0
128. Pirongia
12:50 AM GMT on April 06, 2016
Hi, I am unable to locate my weather station in both the android and apple app. My station ID is IWAIKATO128

Thanks!

Edward.
Member Since: April 5, 2016 Posts: 0 Comments: 0

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