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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of Indio_2.A (CIMIS #200, Indio 2)

Network:

CIMIS — California Irrigation Management Information System

Observer

Coachella Valley Water District

Location

Shadow Hills Golf club
County: Riverside    Nearest City: Indio
Latitude: 33 deg 45 min N    Longitude: 116 deg 15 min W    Elevation: 40 ft

Station and site characteristics

Manufacturer/model: Campbell Scientific, CR10 (or CR10X)
Ground cover: Irrigated Turf, Soil type: Sandy

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: May 16, 2006  /  on-going
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.
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

Replaces Indio.A (CIMIS #162) as the turf farm location is being replaced by tract homes. Station is located on a golf course. A rain gauge has been ordered and will be installed ASAP.


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)
When Installed: 16 May 2006
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 CATHEDRL.A   /  MECCA.A
Averages Station Backup: INDIO.C

94% of possible values are stored for the period 05/16/2006 to 07/31/2015.

Reference Evapotranspiration
Variable or Sensor: Calculated from CIMIS hourly values.
When Installed: 16 May 2006
Status: Active

100% of possible values are stored for the period 05/16/2006 to 07/31/2015.

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)
When Installed: 16 May 2006
Status: Active

96% of possible values are stored for the period 05/22/2006 to 07/31/2015.

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
When Installed: 16 May 2006
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 OASIS.A   /  MECCA.A
Averages Station Backup: THERMAL.A

95% of possible values are stored for the period 05/16/2006 to 07/31/2015.

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)
When Installed: 16 May 2006
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 OASIS.A   /  MECCA.A
Averages Station Backup: THERMAL.A

98% of possible values are stored for the period 05/16/2006 to 07/31/2015.

Wind Speed/Direction
Variable or Sensor: Daily average measured at 2 m (6.5 ft).
Height of Sensor: 2 m (6.5 ft)
When Installed: 16 May 2006
Status: Active

98% of possible values are stored for the period 05/19/2006 to 07/31/2015.

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