Araba Bioscan

Araba Bioscan 4-11 March 2022 (Failed)

Data for the period 4-11 March 2022

See the Araba Bioscan Project page for background information on the project and methods.


A mistake led to the trap bottle being filled for this week with water rather than 95% alcohol. The results demonstrate why this is a bad idea … Few insects were collected and those that did end up in the trap were in a very bad condition.

Sample images

Environmental measurements

Sunrise and sunset sourced from Sunrise-Sunset and relate to the listed date. All other measurements are calculated for the 24-hour period to 09:00.

Date5 Mar6 Mar7 Mar8 Mar9 Mar10 Mar11 Mar
Mean temperature (°C)22.318.119.319.215.615.615.6
Max temperature (°C)34.131.728.025.720.524.227.9
Min temperature (°C)16.514.415.816.512.610.77.2
Mean humidity (%)75.389.379.284.489.069.163.9
Max humidity (%)
Min humidity (%)
Mean soil moisture (%)
Max soil moisture (%)
Min soil moisture (%)
Mean relative pressure (hPa)1013.31009.31013.81012.71013.11017.31019.9
Max relative pressure (hPa)1016.81011.51015.61015.31015.21020.31021.9
Min relative pressure (hPa)1010.41006.21011.31009.91011.41015.11017.5
Mean absolute pressure (hPa)935.9931.9936.4935.3935.7939.9942.5
Max absolute pressure (hPa)939.4934.1938.2937.9937.8942.9944.5
Min absolute pressure (hPa)933.0928.8933.9932.5934.0937.7940.1
Daily rainfall (mm)
Sunshine hours8.
Max solar radiation (W/m2)1097.31212.31088.81165.8330.31017.81041.0
Max UV index101110113910
Mean wind speed (km/h)
Mean wind direction48.9299.534.924.331.925.310.1
Max gust (km/h)

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