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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of Lompoc.A (CIMIS #231, Lompoc)

Network:

CIMIS — California Irrigation Management Information System

Observer

City of Lompoc R.C.D.

Location

Near Douglass AVenue and DeWolff Avenue
County: Santa Barbara    Nearest City: Lompoc
Latitude: 34 deg 40 min N    Longitude: 120 deg 31 min W    Elevation: 55 ft

Station and site characteristics

Ground cover: Irrigated Turf, Soil type: Sandy Loam

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: December 23, 2010  /  on-going
Reporting interval: Daily
Stored variables:
Air Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at 1.5 m (4.92 ft).
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 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, average: Daily average measured at 2 m (6.5 ft).
Variables with computed averages: none

Comments

Station is located on an artichoke farm. Site is otherwise clear of obstruction for at least 300 yards to all sides.


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: 01 December 2010
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 Nipomo.A   /  LOMPOC.C
Averages Station Backup: LOMPOC.C

90% of possible values are stored for the period 12/23/2010 to 07/10/2014.

Evapotranspiration
Variable or Sensor: Calculated from CIMIS hourly values.

100% of possible values are stored for the period 12/23/2010 to 07/10/2014.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in a 20 cm (8 in) diameter gauge.
Height of Sensor: 1 m (39 in)
When Installed: 01 December 2010
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 Nipomo.A   /  LOMPOC.C
Averages Station Backup: LOMPOC.C

97% of possible values are stored for the period 12/23/2010 to 07/10/2014.

Relative Humidity, 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: 27 June 2006
Status: Active

99% of possible values are stored for the period 12/23/2010 to 07/10/2014.

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: 27 June 2006
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 Nipomo.A
Averages Station Backup: SNLUIS_O.A

100% of possible values are stored for the period 12/23/2010 to 07/10/2014.

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: 01 December 2010
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 Nipomo.A   /  SAN_LUIS_OBISPO_W.A
Averages Station Backup: SNLUIS_O.A

96% of possible values are stored for the period 12/23/2010 to 07/10/2014.

Wind Speed/Direction, average
Variable or Sensor: Daily average measured at 2 m (6.5 ft).
Height of Sensor: 2 m (6.5 ft)
When Installed: 01 December 2010
Status: Active

97% of possible values are stored for the period 01/16/2011 to 07/10/2014.

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