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Description of BRAWLEY.T (Touchtone #31, Brawley)

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USDA - IRRIGATED DESERT RESEARCH STATION

Location

2 miles south of Brawley, off of Hwy 86.
County: Imperial    Nearest City: Brawley
Latitude: 32 deg 57 min N    Longitude: 115 deg 33 min W    Elevation: -100 ft

Station and site characteristics

Ground cover: Bare soil, Soil type: Silty Clay

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: August 1, 1981  /  September 30, 2007
Reporting interval: Daily
Stored variables:
Air Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at 5 feet.
Air Temperature at observation time:
Bulb Temperatures, wet/dry: Wet/dry bulb temperatures, at time of observation, measured at 5 feet.
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.
Wind Speed/Direction: Instantaneous reading, at observation time, measured at 2 meters.
Weather Type: Observer's estimate of weather condition at observation time.
Variables with computed averages: none

Comments

Located near a large pasture.


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 / #2 BRAWLEY.A   /  BRAWLEY.C
Averages Station Backup: BRAWLEY.C

99% of possible values are stored for the period 09/26/1981 to 09/30/2007.

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

94% of possible values are stored for the period 05/01/1983 to 09/30/2007.

Bulb Temperatures, wet/dry
Variable or Sensor: Wet/dry bulb temperatures, at time of observation, measured at 5 feet.
Height of Sensor: 5 feet

96% of possible values are stored for the period 09/26/1981 to 09/30/2007.

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

78% of possible values are stored for the period 09/26/1981 to 07/21/2007.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in 8 inch diameter gauge.
Backup Station #1 / #2 BRAWLEY.A   /  BRAWLEY.C
Averages Station Backup: BRAWLEY.C

62% of possible values are stored for the period 09/26/1981 to 05/19/2004.

Soil Temperature, max/min
Variable or Sensor: Daily max/min measured at 4 inch depth.
Height of Sensor: 4 inch depth
Backup Station #1 / #2 BRAWLEY.A   /  BRAWLEY.C
Averages Station Backup: BRAWLEY.C

25% of possible values are stored for the period 09/26/1981 to 04/01/1993.

Wind Speed/Direction
Variable or Sensor: Instantaneous reading, at observation time, measured at 2 meters.
Height of Sensor: 2 meters

94% of possible values are stored for the period 09/26/1981 to 09/30/2007.

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

99% of possible values are stored for the period 09/26/1981 to 09/30/2007.

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