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The Cerro de La Bufa Meteorological Observatory

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Office inside the observatory, The Cerro de La Bufa Meteorological Observatory

The Meteorological Observatory of Zacatecas is located at the top of the Cerro de La Bufa, east of the city, and which has a semi-temperate climate with summer rains.

The first recorded weather observation was conducted in January 1876, although it wasn’t until three decades later when the Meteorological Observatory of Zacatecas was inaugurated. According to the classification of the National Water Commission (CNA), Zacatecas is one of the best states in regards to meteorology nationwide.

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Built in the 19th century, The Cerro de La Bufa Meteorological ObservatoryOffice inside the observatory, The Cerro de La Bufa Meteorological ObservatoryMeteorological instruments, The Cerro de La Bufa Meteorological ObservatorySide angle of the building, The Cerro de La Bufa Meteorological ObservatoryThe view behind the Observatory, The Cerro de La Bufa Meteorological ObservatoryPanorama from the Observatory, The Cerro de La Bufa Meteorological ObservatoryPartial view of Zacatecas, The Cerro de La Bufa Meteorological ObservatoryLa Bufa Hill and Our Lady of Patronage, The Cerro de La Bufa Meteorological ObservatoryThe cable car station seen below, The Cerro de La Bufa Meteorological Observatory

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