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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of LOST_HILLS_NW.A (CIMIS #172, Lost Hills NW)

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CIMIS — California Irrigation Management Information System

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Location

Along I-5 near Twisselman Road
County: Kern    Nearest City: Lost Hills
Latitude: 35 deg 44 min N    Longitude: 119 deg 45 min W    Elevation: 225 ft

Station and site characteristics

Manufacturer/model: Campbell Scientific, CR10 or 10X
Ground cover: Bare dirt, Soil type: n/a

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: August 27, 2000  /  June 30, 2003
Reporting interval: Daily
Stored variables:
Air Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at 1.5 m (4.92 ft).
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

Station is located on a field of bare dirt. No ETo calculated.


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: 26 July 2000
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 SHAFTER.A   /  LOST_HILLS.A
Averages Station Backup: WASCO.C

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/27/2000 to 06/30/2003.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in a 20 cm (8 in) diameter gauge.
Height of Sensor: 1 m (39 in)
When Installed: 26 July 2000
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 SHAFTER.A   /  LOST_HILLS.A
Averages Station Backup: WASCO.C

100% of possible values are stored for the period 08/27/2000 to 06/30/2003.

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: 26 July 2000
Status: Active

100% of possible values are stored for the period 08/27/2000 to 06/30/2003.

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: 26 July 2000
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 SHAFTER.A
Averages Station Backup: SHAFTER.A

98% of possible values are stored for the period 08/27/2000 to 06/30/2003.

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: 26 July 2000
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 SHAFTER.A   /  LOST_HILLS.A
Averages Station Backup: SHAFTER.A

98% of possible values are stored for the period 08/27/2000 to 06/30/2003.

Wind Speed/Direction
Variable or Sensor: Daily average measured at 2 m (6.5 ft).
Height of Sensor: 2 m (6.5 ft)
When Installed: 26 July 2000
Status: Active

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/27/2000 to 06/30/2003.

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