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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of RIVRSIDE.C (NCDC #7473, Riverside Citrus Experiment Station)

Observer

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Location

About 2 miles east-southeast of the Riverside Post Office.
County: Riverside    Nearest City: Riverside
Latitude: 33 deg 58 min N    Longitude: 117 deg 21 min W    Elevation: 986 ft

Station and site characteristics

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: January 1, 1956  /  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:
Pan Evaporation: Daily total measured 7 days per week.
Precipitation: Daily total measured in 8 inch diameter gauge.
Soil Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at 4 inch depth.
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 UC_RIVER.A
Averages Station Backup: RIVRSIDE.C

96% of possible values are stored for the period 01/02/1956 to 09/30/2009.

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

24% of possible values are stored for the period 04/01/1960 to 08/31/2000.

Pan Evaporation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured 7 days per week.
Averages Station Backup: RIVRSIDE.C

32% of possible values are stored for the period 01/01/1956 to 01/31/1979.

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

99% of possible values are stored for the period 01/01/1956 to 09/30/2009.

Soil Temperature, max/min
Variable or Sensor: Daily max/min measured at 4 inch depth.
Height of Sensor: 4 inch depth
Averages Station Backup: RIVRSIDE.C

5% of possible values are stored for the period 02/01/1967 to 01/31/1971.

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

4% of possible values are stored for the period 01/21/1956 to 12/31/1981.

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