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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of MARICOPA.T (Maricopa)

Observer

WHEELER RIDGE-MARICOPA WATER STORAGE DISTRICT - STEPHEN BROYLES

Location

Off of Hwy 166 about 6 miles west of Mettler (on Hwy 99)
County: Kern    Nearest City: Maricopa
Latitude: 35 deg 3 min N    Longitude: 119 deg 0 min W    Elevation: 500 ft

Station and site characteristics

Ground cover: Irrigated pasture

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: January 1, 1982  /  May 1, 1987
Reporting interval: Daily
Stored variables:
Air Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at 5 feet.
Air Temperature at observation time:
Pan Evaporation: Daily total measured 7 days per week.
Precipitation: Daily total measured.
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 ARVIN.A   /  MARICOPA.C
Averages Station Backup: MARICOPA.C

95% of possible values are stored for the period 01/01/1982 to 04/30/1987.

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

46% of possible values are stored for the period 01/04/1982 to 01/30/1987.

Pan Evaporation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured 7 days per week.

95% of possible values are stored for the period 01/02/1982 to 01/27/1987.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured.
Backup Station #1 / #2 ARVIN.A   /  MARICOPA.C
Averages Station Backup: MARICOPA.C

97% of possible values are stored for the period 01/01/1982 to 04/30/1987.

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