UGA Skidaway Institute’s became operational in May 2020. The weather station includes a 30-foot tall tower on the pier at Priests Landing. It has a Gill Instruments GMX531 Weather Station, collecting wind direction and speed, air temperature, relative humidity, atmospheric pressure, solar radiation and precipitation at five minute intervals. The station is powered by a solar panel, and data is sent by a cellular link to a website for display. This installation is part of a National Weather Service funded effort to improve regional weather forecasts.
The available current and historic data can be accessed HERE. Select “Skidaway 1,” which is the 14th station on the list.