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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of MONROVIA.A (CIMIS #159, Monrovia)

Network:

CIMIS — California Irrigation Management Information System

PestCast Network(s)

N/A

Observer

City of Monrovia Metropolitan Water District

Location

Near center of town.
County: Los Angeles    Nearest City: Monrovia
Latitude: 34 deg 09 min N    Longitude: 117 deg 59 min W    Elevation: 595 ft

Station and site characteristics

Crop: N/A
Ground cover: Irrigated Turf, Soil type: Sandy Loam

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: October 16, 1999  /  on-going
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 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

Station is set on top of an underground reservoir. Though site is surounded by buildings, the station is unobstructed.


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: 15 October 1999
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 POMONA.A   /  CLARMONT.A
Averages Station Backup: POMONA.A

96% of possible values are stored for the period 10/16/1999 to 04/14/2014.

Reference Evapotranspiration
Variable or Sensor: Calculated from CIMIS hourly values.
When Installed: 15 October 1999
Status: Active

100% of possible values are stored for the period 10/16/1999 to 04/14/2014.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in a 20 cm (8 in) diameter gauge.
Height of Sensor: 1 m (39 in)
When Installed: 15 October 1999
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 POMONA.A   /  CLARMONT.A
Averages Station Backup: POMONA.A

98% of possible values are stored for the period 10/16/1999 to 04/14/2014.

Relative Humidity, 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: 15 October 1999
Status: Active

98% of possible values are stored for the period 10/20/1999 to 04/14/2014.

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: 15 October 1999
Status: Active

98% of possible values are stored for the period 10/16/1999 to 04/14/2014.

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: 15 October 1999
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 POMONA.A   /  CLARMONT.A
Averages Station Backup: POMONA.A

93% of possible values are stored for the period 10/16/1999 to 04/14/2014.

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: 15 October 1999
Status: Active

100% of possible values are stored for the period 10/16/1999 to 04/14/2014.

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