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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of WINTERS.A (CIMIS #139, Winters)

Network:

CIMIS — California Irrigation Management Information System

Observer

Dept. Pomology, UCD

Location

Wolfskill Experimental Orchard
County: Solano    Nearest City: Winters
Latitude: 38 deg 30 min N    Longitude: 121 deg 59 min W    Elevation: 136 ft

Station and site characteristics

Ground cover: Irrigated grass, Soil type: Clay

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: July 4, 1998  /  on-going
Reporting interval: Daily
Stored variables:
Air Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at 1.5 m (4.92 ft).
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: precip, air temp, soil temp, solar

Comments

Station is located near Putah Creek, west of I505, east of the Diversion Dam. ETo is not calculated for this station. Rain gauge is subject to infrequent hits w/sprinkler irrigation (watch carefully).


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: 6/15/98
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 DIXON.A   /  DAVIS.A
Averages Station Backup: WINTERS.C
Reporting Intervals: Daily

99% of possible values are stored for the period 07/04/1998 to 10/22/2014.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in a 20 cm (8 in) diameter gauge.
Height of Sensor: 1 m (39 in)
When Installed: 15 June 1998
Status: ACTIVE
Backup Station #1 / #2 DIXON.A   /  DAVIS.A
Averages Station Backup: WINTERS.C

99% of possible values are stored for the period 07/04/1998 to 10/22/2014.

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)
When Installed: 15 June 1998
Status: Active

98% of possible values are stored for the period 07/04/1998 to 10/20/2014.

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: 15 June 1998
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 DIXON.A   /  DAVIS.A
Averages Station Backup: DAVIS.A

99% of possible values are stored for the period 07/04/1998 to 10/22/2014.

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: 6/15/98
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 DIXON.A   /  DAVIS.A
Averages Station Backup: DAVIS.C

96% of possible values are stored for the period 07/04/1998 to 10/22/2014.

Wind Speed/Direction
Variable or Sensor: Daily average measured at 2 m (6.5 ft).
Height of Sensor: 2 m (6.5 ft)
When Installed: 15 June 1998
Status: Active

100% of possible values are stored for the period 07/04/1998 to 10/22/2014.

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