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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of WATRFORD.T (Touchtone #11, Waterford)

Observer

BOB SCHMIDT

Location

On Timbell Road.
County: Stanislaus    Nearest City: Waterford
Latitude: 37 deg 38 min N    Longitude: 120 deg 45 min W    Elevation: 165 ft

Station and site characteristics

Ground cover: Grass

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: August 1, 1981  /  on-going
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 estimated reading at observation time.
Weather Type: Observer's estimate of weather condition at observation time.
Variables with computed averages: none

Comments

Located near almond orchards on a pastured hill.


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 Denair.A   /  MDESTO.C
Averages Station Backup: MDESTO.C

100% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 10/15/2014.

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 10/15/2014.

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

98% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 10/15/2014.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in small diameter gauge.
Backup Station #1 / #2 Denair.A   /  MDESTO.C
Averages Station Backup: MDESTO.C

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 10/15/2014.

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

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 10/15/2014.

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 10/15/2014.

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