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Wheather forecast with Google Earth

Hello guys,

some time ago I wrote an thread in my home-forum, Desert-Info.ch, about the possibility to get the weather-forecast worldwide with Google-Earth.

Sorry, that the article is in german, but in the moment I'm to lazy to translate it, but I think he is self-explaining.
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Wer hat nicht schon mal kurz vor der Abreise in die geliebte Wüste darüber nachgedacht wie denn das Wetter dort, speziell zu dieser Jahreszeit, sein könnte? Kann man dann vielleicht ja noch kurzfristig entscheiden welche Kleidung und Ausrüstungsgegenstände eventuell zusätzlich nötig sein könnten oder ob man vielleicht nicht doch das Reiseziel bzw. die Reisezeit etwas verlegt.

Dazu bietet Google Earth eine gute Hilfe an.

So sieht Google Earth normalerweise ohne die eingeschalteten Wettereinstellungen aus. Der rote Pfeil zeigt wohin man sein Augenmerk richten sollte, auf den Bereich "Ebenen" und dort auf das "Wetter" (wenn die Wettermerkmale nicht sichtbar sein sollten auf das "Plus-Symbol" links daneben klicken).



Die Ansicht von Google Earth nach dem Anklicken von "Wolken" und "Wetterbedingungen und -vorhersagen".
Die Wolkenansicht ist immer relativ aktuell, also nicht irgendein Zufallsbild.

Geübte Wetterfrösche erkennen schon an der Wolkenlage wie sich das Wetter kurzfristig verändern wird.



Gehen wir mal etwas näher ran und betrachten uns das Gebiet um die Region von Sfax in Tunesien. Zu sehen ist ein "Wolken-/Sonnensymbol" und die gerade aktuelle Temperatur.



Ein Klick auf das "Wolken-/Sonnensymbol" öffnet ein Fenster mit den Wetter- und Temperaturdaten für drei Tage. Heute - morgen - übermorgen.



Wem das zu wenig ist, der hat noch die Auswahl einer 10-Tages- und Monatsvorschau - siehe Pfeil



Ist man eine der Optionen ausgewählt wird man weitergeleitet zu "weather.com".

Diese Seite wird in einem neuen Browserfenster mit den Daten der in Google Earth ausgewählten Region geöffnet. Es ist empfehlenswert, die Einstellung "metric" zu wählen damit die Temperaturen in °C und nicht in Fahrenheit angezeigt werden.



Die 10-Tagesvorschau



Die Vorschau für einen Monat



Die 10-Tages- und die Monatsvorschau kann auch ausgedruckt werden. - Klick auf das "Druckersymbol"
Have fun travelling with googled wheather.

Regards

Ulrich
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