UC IPM Online UC ANR home page UC IPM home page

UC IPM Home

SKIP navigation

 

How to Manage Pests

California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of MCFARLND.A (CIMIS #31, McFarland/Kern Farms)

Network:

CIMIS — California Irrigation Management Information System

Observer

DWR - SAN JOAQUIN DISTRICT

Location

3.5 miles east-northeast of McFarland.
County: Kern    Nearest City: McFarland
Latitude: 35 deg 42 min N    Longitude: 119 deg 9 min W    Elevation: 480 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: February 2, 1983  /  March 8, 1993
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: precip, air temp, soil temp, solar

Comments

Located in a large pasture near vineyards and deciduous orchards.


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 / #2 SHAFTER.A   /  FAMOSO.A
Averages Station Backup: WASCO.C

98% of possible values are stored for the period 02/02/1983 to 03/07/1993.

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

99% of possible values are stored for the period 02/02/1983 to 03/07/1993.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in a 20 cm (8 in) diameter gauge.
Backup Station #1 / #2 SHAFTER.A   /  FAMOSO.A
Averages Station Backup: WASCO.C

94% of possible values are stored for the period 02/02/1983 to 03/07/1993.

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 02/02/1983 to 03/07/1993.

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 SHAFTER.A
Averages Station Backup: SHAFTER.A

92% of possible values are stored for the period 02/02/1983 to 03/07/1993.

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)
Backup Station #1 SHAFTER.A
Averages Station Backup: SHAFTER.A

97% of possible values are stored for the period 02/02/1983 to 03/07/1993.

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

98% of possible values are stored for the period 02/02/1983 to 03/07/1993.

Top of page


Statewide IPM Program, Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California
All contents copyright 2015 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

web template revised: August 2, 2015 Contact webmaster.