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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of ALTURAS.C (NCDC #0161, Alturas Ranger Station)

Observer

U.S. FOREST SERVICE RANGER STATION

Location

County: Modoc    Nearest City: Alturas
Latitude: 41 deg 30 min N    Longitude: 120 deg 33 min W    Elevation: 4400 ft

Station and site characteristics

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: January 1, 1951  /  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 ALTURAS.A
Averages Station Backup: ALTURAS.C

88% of possible values are stored for the period 01/01/1951 to 12/30/2010.

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

85% of possible values are stored for the period 01/01/1951 to 12/30/2010.

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

97% of possible values are stored for the period 01/01/1951 to 12/31/2010.

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

7% of possible values are stored for the period 01/04/1951 to 12/28/1995.

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