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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of PATTERSON.A (CIMIS #161, Patterson)

Network:

CIMIS — California Irrigation Management Information System

Observer

West Stanislaus RCD

Location

Along Mendota Canal south of Patterson
County: Stanislaus    Nearest City: Patterson
Latitude: 37 deg 26 min N    Longitude: 121 deg 08 min W    Elevation: 183 ft

Station and site characteristics

Manufacturer/model: Campbell Scientific, CR10 (or 10X)
Ground cover: Irrigated Turf, Soil type: Unknown

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: January 13, 2000  /  on-going
Reporting interval: Daily
Stored variables:
Air Temperature, man/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 located at a turf farm. The site is clear of obstructions and the rain gauge should be protected from sprinkler irrigation.


Details about reported variables

Air Temperature, man/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: 23 August 1999
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 MODESTO.A   /  Denair.A
Averages Station Backup: NEWMAN.C

100% of possible values are stored for the period 01/13/2000 to 04/17/2014.

Reference Evapotranspiration
Variable or Sensor: Calculated from CIMIS hourly values.
When Installed: 23 August 1999
Status: Active

100% of possible values are stored for the period 01/13/2000 to 04/17/2014.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in a 20 cm (8 in) diameter gauge.
Height of Sensor: 1 m (39 in)
When Installed: 23 August 1999
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 MODESTO.A   /  Denair.A
Averages Station Backup: NEWMAN.C

99% of possible values are stored for the period 01/13/2000 to 04/17/2014.

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: 23 August 1999
Status: Active

99% of possible values are stored for the period 01/13/2000 to 04/17/2014.

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: 23 August 1999
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 MODESTO.A   /  Denair.A
Averages Station Backup: KESTERSN.A

100% of possible values are stored for the period 01/13/2000 to 04/17/2014.

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: 23 August 1999
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 / #2 MODESTO.A   /  Denair.A
Averages Station Backup: KESTERSN.A

88% of possible values are stored for the period 01/13/2000 to 04/17/2014.

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: 23 August 1999
Status: Active

100% of possible values are stored for the period 01/13/2000 to 04/17/2014.

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