British Columbia Snow Telemetry
BC-SnowTel.html
This PHP script displays snow telemetry data from the BC River Forecast Centre for all current (as of January 2016) Automated Snow Pillow sites in British Columbia.
The CSV (comma-separated-value) data files are formatted into tables, times are converted from UTC into PST, and English equivalents are provided for metric units.
Up to 4 sites can be displayed in parallel, and either the last day or all available days can be shown (only the last 7-8 days appear to be available online, unfortunately).
PHP script by Amar Andalkar, January 2010   (current version 2.1 of 04 Dec 2016)   http://www.skimountaineer.com/

 List of Telemetry Sites:       (72 sites)
 Coast Mountains      [show southern 3 sites]
    [show central 4 sites]  [show northern 4 sites]
 3A25P  Squamish River (Upper)  1387 m (4550 ft)  • 
 1D18P  Disappointment Lake  932 m (3058 ft)   
 1D19P  Spuzzum Creek  1197 m (3927 ft)   
 1D06P  Tenquille Lake  1669 m (5476 ft)   
 1C12P  Green Mountain  1766 m (5794 ft)   
 1C38P  Downton/Lajoie (Upper)  1829 m (6000 ft)   
 1C18P  Mission Ridge  1903 m (6243 ft)   
 1C40P  North Tyaughton  1969 m (6450 ft)   
 3A22P  Nostetuko River  1457 m (4780 ft)   
 3A24P  Mosley Creek (Upper)  1655 m (5430 ft)   
 3C08P  Burnt Bridge Creek  1329 m (4360 ft)   
 Vancouver Island          [show these 4 sites]
 3B17P  Wolf River (Upper)  1422 m (4665 ft)   
 3B23P  Jump Creek  1134 m (3720 ft)   
 3B24P  Heather Mountain (Upper)  1190 m (3904 ft)   
 3B26P  Mount Arrowsmith  1465 m (4807 ft)   
 BC Cascades                 [show these 3 sites]
 1D09P  Wahleach Lake  1408 m (4620 ft)   
 1D17P  Chilliwack River  1621 m (5318 ft)   
 2G03P  Blackwall Peak  1934 m (6345 ft)   
 Okanagan & Kettle
 2E07P  Grano Creek  1874 m (6148 ft)   
 2F05P  Mission Creek  1794 m (5886 ft)   
 2F08P  Greyback Reservoir  1550 m (5085 ft)   
 2F10P  Silver Star Mountain  1839 m (6033 ft)   
 2F18P  Brenda Mines  1453 m (4767 ft)   
 Columbia & Kootenay
 2A06P  Mount Revelstoke  1770 m (5807 ft)   
 2A18P  Keystone Creek  1850 m (6070 ft)   
 2A21P  Molson Creek  1930 m (6332 ft)   
 2A30P  Colpitti Creek  2131 m (6991 ft)   
 2A31P  Caribou Creek (Upper)  2201 m (7221 ft)   
 2A32P  Wildcat Creek  2122 m (6962 ft)   
 2B06P  Barnes Creek  1595 m (5233 ft)   
 2B08P  St. Leon Creek  1822 m (5978 ft)   
 2C09Q  Morrissey Ridge  1966 m (6450 ft)   
 2C10P  Moyie Mountain  1840 m (6037 ft)   
 2C14P  Floe Lake  2110 m (6923 ft)   
 2D08P  East Creek  2004 m (6575 ft)   
 2D14P  Redfish Creek  2086 m (6844 ft)   
 North & South Thompson
 1E02P  Mount Cook  1574 m (5164 ft)   
 1E08P  Azure River  1625 m (5331 ft)   
 1E10P  Kostal Lake  1760 m (5774 ft)   
 1E14P  Cook Creek  1280 m (4200 ft)   
 1F03P  Park Mountain  1857 m (6093 ft)   
 1F04P  Enderby  1950 m (6400 ft)   
 1F06P  Celista Mountain  1533 m (5030 ft)   
 Middle Fraser
 1C20P  Boss Mountain Mine  1477 m (4846 ft)   
 1C41P  Yanks Peak East  1683 m (5522 ft)   
 Upper Fraser
 1A01P  Yellowhead  1847 m (6060 ft)   
 1A02P  McBride (Upper)  1608 m (5275 ft)   
 1A03P  Barkerville  1483 m (4865 ft)   
 1A05P  Longworth Upper  1740 m (5709 ft)   
 1A12P  Kaza Lake  1248 m (4094 ft)   
 1A14P  Hedrick Lake  1118 m (3668 ft)   
 1A15P  Knudsen Lake  1601 m (5250 ft)   
 1A17P  Revolution Creek  1676 m (5500 ft)   
 1A19P  Dome Mountain  1768 m (5800 ft)   
 1B01P  Mount Wells  1489 m (4885 ft)   
 1B02P  Tahtsa Lake  1319 m (4327 ft)   
 1B08P  Mount Pondosy  1413 m (4636 ft)   
 Skeena & Nass
 4B12P  Granduc Mine  790 m (2592 ft)   
 4B15P  Lu Lake  1308 m (4291 ft)   
 4B16P  Shedin Creek  1320 m (4330 ft)   
 4B17P  Tsai Creek  1369 m (4491 ft)   
 4B18P  Cedar-Kiteen  912 m (2992 ft)   
 Northeastern BC
 4A02P  Pine Pass  1386 m (4547 ft)   
 4A03P  Ware Upper  1565 m (5135 ft)   
 4A04P  Ware Lower  971 m (3186 ft)   
 4A09P  Pulpit Lake  1331 m (4367 ft)   
 4A27P  Kwadacha North  1554 m (5100 ft)   
 4A30P  Aiken Lake  1061 m (3481 ft)   
 4A31P  Crying Girl Prairie  1358 m (4455 ft)   
 4A33P  Muskwa-Kechika  1196 m (3924 ft)   
 4A34P  Dowling Creek  1456 m (4777 ft)   
 Northwestern BC
 4D11P  Kinaskan Lake  1020 m (3346 ft)   

 Telemetry Sites to Display:
               
 
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Squamish River (Upper)   3A25P    1387 m (4550 ft)     50.156° N, 123.436° W
Located 11 km (7 mi) WNW of Mt Cayley and 45 km (28 mi) NW of Mt Garibaldi
http://bcrfc.env.gov.bc.ca/data/asp/realtime/data/3A25P.csv

Date Time   Temperature   Rain Gauge SWE   Snowdepth   Battery
  (PST)     (°C) (°F)   (mm) (in)   (mm) (in)   (cm) (in)  (V)  
2017-10-18  10:00  -2.1   28.2  340  13.4  15  0.6  13  5.1 12.7  
2017-10-18  11:00  -1.7   28.9  344  13.5  21  0.8  16  6.3 12.7  
2017-10-18  12:00  -1.7   28.9  347  13.7  25  1.0  18  7.1 12.7  
2017-10-18  13:00  -1.4   29.5  353  13.9  34  1.3  24  9.4 12.7  
2017-10-18  14:00  -1.1   30.0  357  14.1  38  1.5  26  10.2 12.7  
2017-10-18  15:00  -0.4   31.3  360  14.2  41  1.6  27  10.6 12.7  
2017-10-18  16:00  -0.2   31.6  363  14.3  45  1.8  29  11.4 12.7  
2017-10-18  17:00  0.0   32.0  365  14.4  48  1.9  31  12.2 12.6  
2017-10-18  18:00  0.4   32.7  365  14.4  49  1.9  31  12.2 12.7  
2017-10-18  19:00  1.2   34.2  366  14.4  50  2.0  31  12.2 12.7  
2017-10-18  20:00  1.5   34.7  366  14.4  50  2.0  31  12.2 12.7  
2017-10-18  21:00  1.6   34.9  366  14.4  50  2.0  30  11.8 12.7  
2017-10-18  22:00  1.4   34.5  367  14.4  50  2.0  29  11.4 12.7  
2017-10-18  23:00  1.0   33.8  367  14.4  50  2.0  30  11.8 12.6  
2017-10-19  00:00  1.4   34.5  367  14.4  50  2.0  28  11.0 12.7  
2017-10-19  01:00  1.3   34.3  367  14.4  51  2.0  28  11.0 12.7  
2017-10-19  02:00  0.9   33.6  368  14.5  51  2.0  28  11.0 12.7  
2017-10-19  03:00  0.7   33.3  368  14.5  51  2.0  26  10.2 12.7  
2017-10-19  04:00  0.6   33.1  368  14.5  51  2.0  27  10.6 12.7  
2017-10-19  05:00  0.7   33.3  368  14.5  51  2.0  26  10.2 12.7  
2017-10-19  06:00  1.0   33.8  369  14.5  51  2.0  26  10.2 12.7  
2017-10-19  07:00  0.8   33.4  369  14.5  52  2.0  26  10.2 12.7  
2017-10-19  08:00  0.7   33.3  370  14.6  53  2.1  26  10.2 12.7  
2017-10-19  09:00  0.6   33.1  371  14.6  53  2.1  25  9.8 12.7  


Page History:


January 20101.0
1.1
1.1.1
1.2
1.3
Original version, based on the telemetry section of the Mount Garibaldi WebCams webpage, showing BC River Forecast Centre data for 2 sites
Added the capability to show up to 4 sites in parallel, and to display data for either the last day or all available days
Expanded the list of sites to include all 14 telemetry sites in southwestern BC
Added the option to show a regional map of telemetry sites
Added links to the List of Telemetry Sites to easily show groups of nearby sites with a single click
October 20101.3.1Updated URL for data files which had changed over the summer
March 20111.3.2Added "nowrap" to table cells to fix unwanted line-breaking in dates when viewing multiple columns on narrow screens
December 20131.3.3Added "nowrap" and light grey background to table header cells
January 20141.3.4
1.4
1.4.1
1.5
1.5.1
Minor improvements to column headers, and improved error checking for invalid dates in BCRFC data files
Expanded the list of sites to include all 51 current sites in British Columbia, and simplified the page layout
Added thin dividers between each day if viewing All Days, reduced cellpadding in data tables, and displayed site elevations in the List of Telemetry Sites
Added the option to show the SWE graph for the current water year below the data table for each displayed telemetry site
Revised the page layout to move the selection menus for displayed telemetry sites above the data tables, and added regional dividers to the selection menus
February 20141.5.2Displayed site names and codes in the page title
February 20151.5.3Displayed the data file URL, and updated all URLs to point to the new BCRFC website
January 20161.6 Expanded the site list to a total of 64 sites, including 12 newer sites installed since 2012, plus 1 older site (Kinaskan Lake 4D11P) re-established after a 5-year data outage
Note that a few sites (Disappointment Lake 1D18P, Granduc Mine 4B12P, Kwadacha River 4A27P) may now be defunct, but are retained in the list and still have graphs showing historical averages
February 20162.0 Heavily revised and modified to more closely match the style of GetSNOTEL.php, GetMesoWest.php, and GetCDEC.php, including a plain option for use in BC MtnWebCams pages
March 20162.0.2 Improved the plain display to more exactly match the style and spacing of GetSNOTEL.php, GetMesoWest.php, and GetCDEC.php, and added accurate latitude / longitude values for all sites
December 20162.1 Expanded the site list to a total of 72 sites, including 8 new sites installed in 2016, and also 2 reinstated sites (Granduc Mine 4B12P, Kwadacha North 4A27P) which had remained included here
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