Calibration Services

Overview of the Instruments Research and Development Unit (IRDU)

  • Keep a set of meteorological standard instruments traceable with recognized national or international standards.

  • Serve as the centre for the national reference standard for basic meteorological instruments of the agency.

  • Perform calibration of basic meteorological instruments and equipment.

  • Issue and file certificates of calibrations

  • Cooperate with other local and international instrument centers for standardization of basic meteorological instruments.

  • Participate to inter-comparison of basic meteorological instruments.

  • Training of personnel in calibration methodology and basic meteorological instrumentation.

  • Participate actively in local and international workshops, conference and trainings.

  • Perform research on basic meteorological instruments and equipment, and the conduct of thorough study to support research project.

IDRU Services for Calibration with Corresponding Fees

Pressure Instruments Fee
Mercurial Barometer (90% of P730) P 660.00
Aneroid Barometer (75% of P730) 550.00
Precision Aneroid Barometer (95% of P730) including electronic type (digital) 695.00
Microbarograph (70% of P730) 510.00
Surveying Altimeter 0.50/mt elevation

Temperature Instruments (Ordinary / Liquid Glass) Fee
Room Thermometer,dry-wet bulb (80% of P825) P 660.00
Minimum Thermometer (90% of P825) 745.00
Maximum Thermometer (85% of P825) 700.00

Recording / Indicating (dial type) Temperature Instruments Fee
Thermograph (80% of P785) P 630.00
Dial Type (90% of P785) including electronic type 670.00

Humidity Instruments Fee
Hydrograph (85% of P600) P 510.00
Dial Type (90% of 600) including electronic type 540.00

Wind Instruments Fee
Up to 110 kph Simulation P 1,040.00

Wind Instruments Fee
Tipping Bucket Recorder P 620.00

IRDU Contact Details

Contact Person for the Regional Instrument Centre

Mr. Ferdinand Barcenas

Unit Chief, IRDU

Agham Road, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines 1100

(632) 9292121 / (632) 9292121