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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of CARUTHRS.A (CIMIS #22, Caruthers)

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CIMIS — California Irrigation Management Information System

Observer

DWR - SAN JOAQUIN DISTRICT

Location

Fresno County Sheriff's Honor Farm.
County: Fresno    Nearest City: Laton
Latitude: 36 deg 29 min N    Longitude: 119 deg 47 min W    Elevation: 238 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: November 18, 1982  /  June 6, 1988
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 in a large flood irrigated pasture 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 FIVE_PTS.A
Averages Station Backup: FIVE_PTS.A

90% of possible values are stored for the period 11/18/1982 to 06/01/1988.

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

100% of possible values are stored for the period 11/18/1982 to 06/05/1988.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in a 20 cm (8 in) diameter gauge.
Averages Station Backup: FIVE_PTS.A

90% of possible values are stored for the period 11/18/1982 to 06/01/1988.

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 11/18/1982 to 06/05/1988.

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 FIVE_PTS.A

89% of possible values are stored for the period 11/18/1982 to 06/01/1988.

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)
Averages Station Backup: FIVE_PTS.A

91% of possible values are stored for the period 11/19/1982 to 06/01/1988.

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

91% of possible values are stored for the period 11/18/1982 to 06/01/1988.

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