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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of ONTARIO.T (Touchtone #02, Ontario)

Observer

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - WILLIS HUXMAN

Location

North of Hwy 60 near the intersection of Palmetto Ave. and Del Rancho Court.
County: San Bernardino    Nearest City: Ontario
Latitude: 34 deg 2 min N    Longitude: 117 deg 41 min W    Elevation: 850 ft

Station and site characteristics

Ground cover: White Rock, Soil type: Sandy Loam

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: August 1, 1981  /  December 31, 2006
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.
Precipitation: Daily total measured in small diameter gauge.
Wind Speed/Direction: Instantaneous reading, at observation time, measured at 15 feet.
Weather Type: Observer's estimate of weather condition at observation time.
Variables with computed averages: none

Comments

Located next to a lawn, garden and shrubs and is bound by a block wall on two sides.


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 POMONA.T   /  RIVRSIDE.C
Averages Station Backup: RIVRSIDE.C

97% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 12/31/2006.

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

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 12/31/2006.

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

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 12/31/2006.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in small diameter gauge.
Backup Station #1 / #2 POMONA.T   /  RIVRSIDE.C
Averages Station Backup: RIVRSIDE.C

97% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 12/31/2006.

Wind Speed/Direction
Variable or Sensor: Instantaneous reading, at observation time, measured at 15 feet.
Height of Sensor: 15 feet

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 12/31/2006.

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

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 12/31/2006.

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