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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of DAVIS.T (Touchtone #12, Davis)

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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA: DEPARTMENT OF LAND, AIR, AND WATER RESOURCES - MIKE MATA

Location

0.5 miles west of Hwy 113 at the LAWR weather station site.
County: Yolo    Nearest City: Davis
Latitude: 38 deg 32 min N    Longitude: 121 deg 46 min W    Elevation: 60 ft

Station and site characteristics

Ground cover: Bare soil, Soil type: Yolo Silty Loam

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: January 1, 1981  /  on-going
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.
Solar Radiation: Daily global radiation measured by Eppley pyranometer.
Wind Speed/Direction: Instantaneous reading, at observation time, measured at 10 feet.
Weather Type: Observer's estimate of weather condition at observation time.
Variables with computed averages: none

Comments

Location is unobstructed.


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

99% of possible values are stored for the period 01/01/1981 to 07/21/2014.

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

90% of possible values are stored for the period 04/01/1983 to 07/21/2014.

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

70% of possible values are stored for the period 01/01/1981 to 04/13/2008.

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

93% of possible values are stored for the period 01/01/1981 to 07/21/2014.

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

99% of possible values are stored for the period 01/01/1981 to 07/21/2014.

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

94% of possible values are stored for the period 01/01/1981 to 07/21/2014.

Solar Radiation
Variable or Sensor: Daily global radiation measured by Eppley pyranometer.
Backup Station #1 / #2 DAVIS.A   /  ZAMORA.A
Averages Station Backup: DAVIS.A

8% of possible values are stored for the period 01/02/1982 to 09/19/1987.

Wind Speed/Direction
Variable or Sensor: Instantaneous reading, at observation time, measured at 10 feet.
Height of Sensor: 10 feet

93% of possible values are stored for the period 07/27/1981 to 07/21/2014.

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

95% of possible values are stored for the period 01/01/1981 to 07/21/2014.

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