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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of HANFORD.T (Touchtone #29, Hanford)

Observer

CITY OF HANFORD CORPORATION YARD - CLEE HALEY

Location

Near the intersection of Hwy 198 and 10th Ave.
County: Kings    Nearest City: Hanford
Latitude: 36 deg 18 min N    Longitude: 119 deg 39 min W    Elevation: 240 ft

Station and site characteristics

Ground cover: Bare soil, Soil type: Sandy Loam

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: August 1, 1981  /  August 31, 2012
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 in 8 inch diameter gauge.
Wind Speed/Direction: Instantaneous estimated reading at observation time.
Weather Type: Observer's estimate of weather condition at observation time.
Variables with computed averages: none


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 STRATFRD.A   /  HANFORD.C
Averages Station Backup: HANFORD.C

100% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 08/31/2012.

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

98% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 08/31/2012.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in 8 inch diameter gauge.
Backup Station #1 / #2 STRATFRD.A   /  HANFORD.C
Averages Station Backup: HANFORD.C

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 08/31/2012.

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

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 08/31/2012.

Weather Type
Variable or Sensor: Observer's estimate of weather condition at observation time.

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 08/31/2012.

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