In this activity students are provided a set of hourly temperature data for a 24-hour period from one location around New Zealand and they use different statistical techniques to better understand meteorology and data analysis.

Tool Name Meteorologist for a day
Discipline Statistics
Topic(s) in Discipline Mean, Median, Mode, Range, Inter-quartile Range
Climate Topic Climate Variability Record
Type of Tool Laboratory Activity
Grade Level High School
Location New Zealand
Language English
Developed by Lesley Mackintosh
Hosted at National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand
Access Online/Offline
Computer Skills Basic


(Image Credit: Meteorology and Air Quality Group – WUR, New Zealand)