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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of SOLEDAD.A (CIMIS #28, Soledad)

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CIMIS — California Irrigation Management Information System

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DWR - SAN JOAQUIN DISTRICT

Location

County: Monterey    Nearest City: Soledad
Latitude: 36 deg 27 min N    Longitude: 121 deg 22 min W    Elevation: 170 ft

Station and site characteristics

Manufacturer/model: Campbell Scientific Inc. CR-10 ( or CR-10X)
Ground cover: Irrigated grass

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: January 4, 1983  /  February 11, 1987
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.
Precipitation: Daily total measured in a 20 cm (8 in) diameter gauge.
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

Located on a small grass plot in the middle of an extensive row crop.


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)
Backup Station #1 / #2 SALINAS.A   /  SALINAS.C
Averages Station Backup: SALINAS.C

99% of possible values are stored for the period 01/04/1983 to 02/10/1987.

Reference Evapotranspiration
Variable or Sensor: Calculated from CIMIS hourly values.

100% of possible values are stored for the period 01/04/1983 to 02/10/1987.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in a 20 cm (8 in) diameter gauge.
Backup Station #1 / #2 SALINAS.A   /  SALINAS.C
Averages Station Backup: SALINAS.C

95% of possible values are stored for the period 01/04/1983 to 02/10/1987.

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)

100% of possible values are stored for the period 01/04/1983 to 02/10/1987.

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
Backup Station #1 SALINAS.A
Averages Station Backup: SALINAS.A

87% of possible values are stored for the period 01/04/1983 to 07/31/1986.

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)
Backup Station #1 SALINAS.A
Averages Station Backup: SALINAS.A

99% of possible values are stored for the period 01/04/1983 to 02/10/1987.

Wind Speed/Direction
Variable or Sensor: Daily average measured at 2 m (6.5 ft).
Height of Sensor: 2 m (6.5 ft)

99% of possible values are stored for the period 01/04/1983 to 02/10/1987.

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