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California Weather Data: Station Description

Description of WILLOWS.T (Touchtone #21, Willows)

Observer

TEHAMA-COLUSA CANAL AUTHORITY - JAMES WEATHERS

Location

About 6 miles west of Willows near the intersection of Hwy 162 and the Tehama-Colusa Canal.
County: Glenn    Nearest City: Willows
Latitude: 39 deg 31 min N    Longitude: 122 deg 18 min W    Elevation: 233 ft

Station and site characteristics

Ground cover: Grass

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: August 1, 1981  /  September 30, 2013
Reporting interval: Daily
Stored variables:
Air Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at 5 feet.
Air Temperature at observation time:
Precipitation: Daily total measured in 8 inch diameter gauge.
Wind Speed/Direction: Instantaneous reading, at observation time, measured at 10 feet.
Weather Type: Observer's estimate of weather condition at observation time.
Variables with computed averages: none

Comments

Located near alfalfa and bean fields. James Weathers, new observer. New Obsveration time of 1530.


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 ORLAND2.A   /  WILLOWS.C
Averages Station Backup: WILLOWS.C

100% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 09/30/2013.

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

98% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 09/30/2013.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in 8 inch diameter gauge.
Backup Station #1 / #2 ORLAND2.A   /  WILLOWS.C
Averages Station Backup: WILLOWS.C

85% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 09/30/2013.

Wind Speed/Direction
Variable or Sensor: Instantaneous reading, at observation time, measured at 10 feet.
Height of Sensor: 10 feet

85% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 09/30/2013.

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

94% of possible values are stored for the period 08/01/1981 to 09/30/2013.

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