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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of ATWATER.T (Atwater)

Observer

MITCHEM RANCH - DENNIS NEPOTE

Location

Off of Hwy 99 at Arena Way, between Atwater and Livingston.
County: Merced    Nearest City: Atwater
Latitude: 37 deg 21 min N    Longitude: 120 deg 40 min W    Elevation: 130 ft

Station and site characteristics

Ground cover: Bare soil, Soil type: Atwater Sandy Loam

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: August 1, 1981  /  March 15, 1987
Reporting interval: Daily
Stored variables:
Air Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at 5 feet.
Air Temperature at observation time:
Precipitation: Daily total measured.
Wind Speed/Direction: Instantaneous reading, at observation time.
Variables with computed averages: none

Comments

Located in an almond orchard.


Details about reported variables

Air Temperature, max/min
Variable or Sensor: Daily max/min measured at 5 feet.
Height of Sensor: 5 feet
Backup Station #1 / #2 Denair.A   /  CRESSEY.T
Averages Station Backup: MERCED.C

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 03/15/1987.

Air Temperature at observation time
Variable or Sensor: Air Temperature at observation time

96% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 03/15/1987.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured.
Backup Station #1 / #2 Denair.A   /  CRESSEY.T
Averages Station Backup: MERCED.C

91% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 03/15/1987.

Wind Speed/Direction
Variable or Sensor: Instantaneous reading, at observation time.

97% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 03/15/1987.

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