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Table 4.

Comparison of Weather Research and Forecast model and Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) operational meteorology for the Gippsland region during June 2013. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2021.00072.t4

BoM SiteR2 (Temperature)R2 (Wind Speed)R2 (Wind Direction)
MOUNT BULLER .77 .84 .75 
FALLS CREEK .77 .53 .42 
MOUNT HOTHAM .66 .36 .58 
OMEO .87 .69 .51 
EAST SALE AIRPORT .91 .63 .39 
POUND CREEK .91 .71 .59 
YARRAM AIRPORT .93 .75 .62 
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT .89 .63 .38 
MORWELL LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT .92 .60 .64 
MOUNT BAW BAW .75 .64 .74 
MOUNT MOORNAPA .78 .56 .60 
VIEWBANK ARPANSA .89 .73 .20 
MOORABBIN AIRPORT .93 .77 .65 
SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE .92 .75 .33 
ST KILDA HARBOUR-RMYS NA .82 .37 
FERNY CREEK .81 .46 .51 
CERBERUS .92 .76 .73 
FRANKSTON AWS .86 .68 .29 
RHYLL .87 .68 .71 
FAWKNER BEACON NA .77 62 
COLDSTREAM .92 .72 .21 
MANGALORE AIRPORT .92 .65 .13 
WALLAN KILMORE GAP .82 .83 .21 
EILDON FIRE TOWER .86 .53 .66 
Average .85 .67 .49 
BoM SiteR2 (Temperature)R2 (Wind Speed)R2 (Wind Direction)
MOUNT BULLER .77 .84 .75 
FALLS CREEK .77 .53 .42 
MOUNT HOTHAM .66 .36 .58 
OMEO .87 .69 .51 
EAST SALE AIRPORT .91 .63 .39 
POUND CREEK .91 .71 .59 
YARRAM AIRPORT .93 .75 .62 
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT .89 .63 .38 
MORWELL LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT .92 .60 .64 
MOUNT BAW BAW .75 .64 .74 
MOUNT MOORNAPA .78 .56 .60 
VIEWBANK ARPANSA .89 .73 .20 
MOORABBIN AIRPORT .93 .77 .65 
SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE .92 .75 .33 
ST KILDA HARBOUR-RMYS NA .82 .37 
FERNY CREEK .81 .46 .51 
CERBERUS .92 .76 .73 
FRANKSTON AWS .86 .68 .29 
RHYLL .87 .68 .71 
FAWKNER BEACON NA .77 62 
COLDSTREAM .92 .72 .21 
MANGALORE AIRPORT .92 .65 .13 
WALLAN KILMORE GAP .82 .83 .21 
EILDON FIRE TOWER .86 .53 .66 
Average .85 .67 .49 

The site locations are indicated in Figure 2a for reference.

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