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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of HOLTVILL.A (CIMIS #17, El Centro)

Network:

CIMIS — California Irrigation Management Information System

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DWR - SOUTHERN DISTRICT

Location

County: Imperial    Nearest City: Holtville
Latitude: 32 deg 51 min N    Longitude: 115 deg 27 min W    Elevation: -86 ft

Station and site characteristics

Manufacturer/model: Campbell Scientific Inc. CR-10 ( or CR-10X)
Ground cover: Irrigated grass

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: November 8, 1982  /  May 27, 1987
Reporting interval: Daily
Stored variables:
Air Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at 1.5 m (4.92 ft).
Reference Evapotranspiration: Calculated from CIMIS hourly values.
Precipitation: Daily total measured in a 20 cm (8 in) diameter gauge.
Relative Humidity, max/min: Daily max/min relative humidity measured at 1.5 m (4.92 ft).
Soil Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at a 15 cm (6 in) depth.
Solar Radiation: Daily global radiation measured by Licor pyranometer at 2 m (6.5 ft).
Wind Speed/Direction: Daily average measured at 2 m (6.5 ft).
Variables with computed averages: none

Comments

Located east of a building, in the northwest corner of a flood irrigated plot.


Details about reported variables

Air Temperature, max/min
Variable or Sensor: Daily max/min measured at 1.5 m (4.92 ft).
Height of Sensor: 1.5 m (4.92 ft)
Backup Station #1 / #2 BRAWLEY.A   /  ELCENTRO.A
Averages Station Backup: ELCENTRO.A

96% of possible values are stored for the period 11/08/1982 to 05/26/1987.

Reference Evapotranspiration
Variable or Sensor: Calculated from CIMIS hourly values.

99% of possible values are stored for the period 11/15/1982 to 05/26/1987.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in a 20 cm (8 in) diameter gauge.
Backup Station #1 / #2 BRAWLEY.A   /  ELCENTRO.C
Averages Station Backup: ELCENTRO.A

96% of possible values are stored for the period 11/08/1982 to 05/26/1987.

Relative Humidity, max/min
Variable or Sensor: Daily max/min relative humidity measured at 1.5 m (4.92 ft).
Height of Sensor: 1.5 m (4.92 ft)

100% of possible values are stored for the period 11/08/1982 to 05/26/1987.

Soil Temperature, max/min
Variable or Sensor: Daily max/min measured at a 15 cm (6 in) depth.
Height of Sensor: 15 cm (6 in) depth
Backup Station #1 / #2 BRAWLEY.A   /  ELCENTRO.A
Averages Station Backup: ELCENTRO.A

98% of possible values are stored for the period 11/08/1982 to 05/26/1987.

Solar Radiation
Variable or Sensor: Daily global radiation measured by Licor pyranometer at 2 m (6.5 ft).
Height of Sensor: 2 m (6.5 ft)
Backup Station #1 / #2 BRAWLEY.A   /  ELCENTRO.A
Averages Station Backup: ELCENTRO.A

98% of possible values are stored for the period 11/08/1982 to 05/26/1987.

Wind Speed/Direction
Variable or Sensor: Daily average measured at 2 m (6.5 ft).
Height of Sensor: 2 m (6.5 ft)

98% of possible values are stored for the period 11/08/1982 to 05/26/1987.

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