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18388 Coastal Highway #10

Lewes, DE 19958

(302) 313-5139

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Visit a Weather Station

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STEM Connection

The Delaware Environmental Observing System has over 50 monitoring devise locations across the state.  There are lots of local stations - 4 in Lewes, 1 on the Rehoboth Boardwalk, 1 in Millsboro/Longneck, 1 in Primehook, and 2 in Bethany. These stations measure all sorts of data - wind speed, wind gusts, rainfall amounts, temperature, etc.  Great topics for young STEM minds to ponder.

Best Location

Univ. of DE Remote Weather Station (Boardwalk)

Located on the boardwalk between Lake Ave and Grenoble Place - at the north end of the boardwalk, just one street south of the Henlopen Hotel

There's usually good parking on Lake Avenue near the Henlopen Hotel.

Project Materials List

  • None.

  • Maybe a notebook and a cell phone...to look up the weather stats and write them down.  

Related Web Links

  • Click HERE for a direct link to the University of Delaware's weather station page.  

    • Note:  They have many weather stations around the state.  Use the drop down menu to select the Rehoboth Beach, DE - Boardwalk location.​

Ideas, Notes, & Tips

The weather station is pretty neat - especially if you look at all the data it collects.  However, we know kids tier easily.  It just so happens that there's a toy store 1/2 a block from the weather station.