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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of WHISKTWN.C (NCDC #9621, Whiskeytown Reservoir)

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NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

Location

County: Shasta    Nearest City: Wiskeytown
Latitude: 40 deg 37 min N    Longitude: 122 deg 32 min W    Elevation: 1295 ft

Station and site characteristics

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: April 16, 1960  /  about six months ago
Reporting interval: Daily
Stored variables:
Air Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at 5 feet.
Air Temperature at observation time:
Pan Evaporation: Daily total measured 7 days per week.
Precipitation: Daily total measured in 8 inch diameter gauge.
Weather Type: Observer's estimate of weather condition at observation time.
Variables with computed averages: precip, air temp, evap


Details about reported variables

Air Temperature, max/min
Variable or Sensor: Daily max/min measured at 5 feet.
Height of Sensor: 5 feet
Averages Station Backup: WHISKTWN.C

93% of possible values are stored for the period 04/18/1960 to 12/31/2010.

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

92% of possible values are stored for the period 04/18/1960 to 12/31/2010.

Pan Evaporation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured 7 days per week.
Averages Station Backup: WHISKTWN.C

83% of possible values are stored for the period 04/18/1960 to 11/30/2010.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in 8 inch diameter gauge.
Averages Station Backup: WHISKTWN.C

98% of possible values are stored for the period 04/16/1960 to 12/31/2010.

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

8% of possible values are stored for the period 04/19/1960 to 12/30/1989.

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