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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of MORROBAY.C (NCDC #5866, Morro Bay Fire Department)

Observer

MORRO BAY FIRE DEPARTMENT

Location

County: San Luis Obispo    Nearest City: Morro Bay
Latitude: 35 deg 22 min N    Longitude: 120 deg 51 min W    Elevation: 115 ft

Station and site characteristics

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: February 1, 1959  /  about six months ago
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.
Weather Type: Observer's estimate of weather condition at observation time.
Variables with computed averages: precip, air temp


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 SAN_LUIS_OBISPO_W.A
Averages Station Backup: MORROBAY.C

98% of possible values are stored for the period 02/03/1959 to 12/31/2010.

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

77% of possible values are stored for the period 02/03/1959 to 12/20/2009.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in 8 inch diameter gauge.
Backup Station #1 SAN_LUIS_OBISPO_W.A
Averages Station Backup: MORROBAY.C

99% of possible values are stored for the period 02/01/1959 to 12/31/2010.

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

11% of possible values are stored for the period 02/08/1959 to 11/18/1996.

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