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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of DAVIS.A (CIMIS #6, Davis)

Network:

CIMIS — California Irrigation Management Information System

Observer

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS PERSONNEL - DWR CENTRAL DISTRICT

Location

0.5 miles west of Hwy 113 adjacent to U.C Davis experimental plots.
County: Yolo    Nearest City: Davis
Latitude: 38 deg 32 min N    Longitude: 121 deg 47 min W    Elevation: 60 ft

Station and site characteristics

Manufacturer/model: Campbell Scientific Inc. CR-10 ( or CR-10X)
Ground cover: Irrigated grass, Soil type: Yolo Silty Loam

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: September 22, 1982  /  on-going
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).
Variables with computed averages: precip, air temp, soil temp, solar

Comments

Located on a large grassed tract with no significant constraints.


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 DAVIS.T   /  DAVIS.C
Averages Station Backup: DAVIS.A

98% of possible values are stored for the period 09/23/1982 to 10/23/2014.

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

99% of possible values are stored for the period 09/22/1982 to 10/23/2014.

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

97% of possible values are stored for the period 09/23/1982 to 10/23/2014.

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)

99% of possible values are stored for the period 09/22/1982 to 10/23/2014.

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
Backup Station #1 DIXON.A
Averages Station Backup: DAVIS.A

96% of possible values are stored for the period 09/22/1982 to 10/23/2014.

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)
Backup Station #1 DIXON.A
Averages Station Backup: DAVIS.A

96% of possible values are stored for the period 09/22/1982 to 10/23/2014.

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