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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of POMONA.T (Touchtone #7, Pomona)

Observer

AGRICULTURAL OBSERVATIONS: DEPARTMENT OF PLANT & SOIL SCIENCE - DON STEELE

Location

CALIFORNIA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY campus.
County: Los Angeles    Nearest City: Pomona
Latitude: 34 deg 4 min N    Longitude: 117 deg 49 min W    Elevation: 740 ft

Station and site characteristics

Ground cover: Bare soil, Soil type: Sandy Loam

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: August 1, 1981  /  August 8, 1996
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 8 inch diameter gauge.
Wind Speed/Direction: Instantaneous estimated reading at observation time.
Weather Type: Observer's estimate of weather condition at observation time.
Variables with computed averages: none


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

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 08/08/1996.

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 08/08/1996.

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

31% of possible values are stored for the period 08/04/1981 to 02/28/1994.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in 8 inch diameter gauge.
Backup Station #1 / #2 POMONA.A   /  RIVRSIDE.C
Averages Station Backup: POMONA.A

80% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 08/08/1996.

Wind Speed/Direction
Variable or Sensor: Instantaneous estimated reading at observation time.

41% of possible values are stored for the period 08/04/1981 to 02/28/1994.

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

93% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 08/08/1996.

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