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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of Gilroy.A (CIMIS #211, Gilroy)

Network:

CIMIS — California Irrigation Management Information System

Observer

Syngenta Seeds Inc.

Location

Holsclaw Road near Gilman Road
County: Santa Clara    Nearest City: Gilroy
Latitude: 37 deg 01 min N    Longitude: 121 deg 32 min W    Elevation: 185 ft

Station and site characteristics

Ground cover: Irrigated Turf

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: September 1, 2009  /  on-going
Reporting interval: Daily
Stored variables:
Air Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at 1.5 m (4.92 ft).
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, average: Daily average measured at 2 m (6.5 ft).


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)
When Installed: 01 September 2009
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 HOLLISTR.A   /  SJ_VALLEY.A
Averages Station Backup: GILROY.C

100% of possible values are stored for the period 09/01/2009 to 08/01/2015.

Evapotranspiration
Variable or Sensor: Calculated from CIMIS hourly values.

100% of possible values are stored for the period 09/01/2009 to 08/01/2015.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in a 20 cm (8 in) diameter gauge.
Height of Sensor: 2 m (78 in)
When Installed: 01 September 2009
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 HOLLISTR.A   /  SJ_VALLEY.A
Averages Station Backup: GILROY.C

100% of possible values are stored for the period 09/01/2009 to 08/01/2015.

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)
When Installed: 01 September 2009
Status: Active

99% of possible values are stored for the period 09/02/2009 to 08/01/2015.

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
When Installed: 01 September 2009
Status: Active

99% of possible values are stored for the period 09/02/2009 to 08/01/2015.

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)
When Installed: 01 September 2009
Status: Actve
Backup Station #1 / #2 HOLLISTR.A   /  SJ_VALLEY.A
Averages Station Backup: SANJOSE.A

99% of possible values are stored for the period 09/02/2009 to 08/01/2015.

Wind Speed/Direction, average
Variable or Sensor: Daily average measured at 2 m (6.5 ft).
Height of Sensor: 2 m (6.5 ft)
When Installed: 01 September 2009
Status: Active

99% of possible values are stored for the period 09/13/2009 to 08/01/2015.

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