So I've been interested in meteorology and weather for some time now and now I'm Iearning about weather stations and data they're reporting. As most of you here probably know, there are two types of weather reports: METAR and SYNOP. The thing is, METAR reports have often higher temperatures than SYNOP. Official weather data seems always to rely on SYNOP readings, even though from what I've read METAR is considered to be the most accurate. Why is it like that ? Which data is more reliable ?
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