RI Kingston 1 NW
University of Rhode Island (Plains Road Site)
Period of record Dec 16 2001 — Oct 30 2014

Sensor Monitoring Data


Feb 21 2014 10:00 PM EST
Feb 21 10:00 PM LST, Feb 22 03:00 UTC
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Temperature (°C)
LST Sensor #1 Sensor #2 Sensor #3 Calculated UTC
21:05 7.1 7.4 7.4 7.35 02:05
21:10 7.0 7.2 7.2 7.18 02:10
21:15 7.0 7.2 7.2 7.15 02:15
21:20 7.1 7.2 7.2 7.21 02:20
21:25 6.7 6.8 6.9 6.82 02:25
21:30 6.8 6.9 6.9 6.92 02:30
21:35 6.9 7.1 7.1 7.05 02:35
21:40 6.7 6.7 6.8 6.74 02:40
21:45 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.56 02:45
21:50 6.5 6.7 6.7 6.65 02:50
21:55 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.58 02:55
22:00 6.3 6.2 6.3 6.25 03:00
Hour Average 6.871
Hour Min (*) 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.22
Hour Max (*) 7.5 7.8 7.8 7.75
Hour Std Dev 0.32 0.39 0.38

Plot 3 Temp Sensors Temp Sensors
Plot Calculated Temp Calculated Temp
Plot SR + 3 Temps + 3 Fans SR + 3 Temps + 3 Fans
TopPrecipitation / Wetness
LST Wire #1
Depth (mm)
Wire #2
Depth (mm)
Wire #3
Depth (mm)
Wet #1 Wet #2 Calculated
Precip (mm)
Tipping
Bucket
UTC
21:05 265.7 268.3 264.9 1205 2949 0.0 0.0 02:05
21:10 265.7 268.3 264.9 1206 2950 0.0 0.0 02:10
21:15 265.7 268.2 264.9 1205 2953 0.0 0.0 02:15
21:20 265.7 268.2 264.8 1205 2953 0.0 0.0 02:20
21:25 265.7 268.2 264.8 1206 2953 0.0 0.0 02:25
21:30 265.7 268.2 264.8 1199 2949 0.0 0.0 02:30
21:35 265.7 268.2 264.8 1206 2949 0.0 0.0 02:35
21:40 265.7 268.2 264.8 1205 2948 0.0 0.0 02:40
21:45 265.7 268.2 264.8 1205 2950 0.0 0.0 02:45
21:50 265.7 268.2 264.8 1206 2949 0.0 0.0 02:50
21:55 265.7 268.1 264.7 1205 2949 0.0 0.0 02:55
22:00 265.7 268.1 264.7 1201 2951 0.0 0.0 03:00
Hourly Total 0.0

Plot Gauge Depths Wire Depths + Wetness
Plot Calculated Precip Calculated Precip
TopWind

Wind Speed (m/s)

LST Avg (1.5m) UTC
21:05 0.81 02:05
21:10 0.37 02:10
21:15 0.46 02:15
21:20 0.69 02:20
21:25 1.20 02:25
21:30 1.45 02:30
21:35 1.65 02:35
21:40 1.71 02:40
21:45 0.92 02:45
21:50 1.39 02:50
21:55 1.24 02:55
22:00 0.38 03:00
Hourly Avg 1.02
Hourly Max 2.52
Hourly Std Dev 0.59


Plot Wind 1.5m Wind
TopSolar Radiation

Solar Radiation (Watts/m2)

LST Avg UTC
21:05 0.0 02:05
21:10 0.0 02:10
21:15 0.0 02:15
21:20 0.0 02:20
21:25 0.0 02:25
21:30 0.0 02:30
21:35 0.0 02:35
21:40 0.0 02:40
21:45 0.0 02:45
21:50 0.0 02:50
21:55 0.0 02:55
22:00 0.0 03:00
Hourly Avg 0.0
Hourly Min 0.0
Hourly Max 0.0
Hourly Std Dev 0.0

Plot Solar Radiation Solar Radiation
TopSurface Temperature

Surface (IR) Temperature (°C)

LST Corrected IR Sensor
Body Temp
UTC
21:05 1.39 7.00 02:05
21:10 1.16 6.80 02:10
21:15 0.91 6.59 02:15
21:20 1.11 6.58 02:20
21:25 1.26 6.51 02:25
21:30 1.42 6.39 02:30
21:35 1.51 6.52 02:35
21:40 1.40 6.44 02:40
21:45 1.32 6.32 02:45
21:50 1.43 6.28 02:50
21:55 1.36 6.24 02:55
22:00 1.12 6.09 03:00
Hourly Avg 1.32 6.48
Hourly Min 0.91
Hourly Max 1.56
Hourly Std 0.18 0.24

Plot Surface Temperature Surface Temperature
Plot Temp + IR + SR + Wind Temp + IR + SR + Wind
TopRelative Humidity
LST RH (%) Temp (°C) at
RH Sensor
UTC
21:05 98 7.1 02:05
21:10 98 7.0 02:10
21:15 98 6.9 02:15
21:20 97 7.0 02:20
21:25 97 6.7 02:25
21:30 97 6.6 02:30
21:35 96 6.9 02:35
21:40 96 6.5 02:40
21:45 96 6.4 02:45
21:50 96 6.5 02:50
21:55 96 6.4 02:55
22:00 96 6.1 03:00
Min 6.1
Max 7.5
Std Dev 0.9 0.3

Plot Relative Humidity Relative Humidity
Plot RH + 3 Temps RH + 3 Temps
Plot RH + 3 Temps + Temp RH + 3 Temps + Temp

TopSoil Moisture / Soil Temperature (°C)

Soil Moisture

Sensor
#1
Sensor
#2
Sensor
#3
Layer
Average
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 5 cm
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 10 cm
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 20 cm 0.357 0.357
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 50 cm 0.346 0.305 0.381 0.344
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 100 cm 0.175 0.016 0.187 0.126
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 5 cm
14.42
24.90
29.50
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 10 cm
18.56
19.46
26.49
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 20 cm
19.79
21.23
24.15
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 50 cm 23.17 19.68 26.44
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 100 cm 10.52 3.20 11.28

Plot Soil Moisture Volumetric Soil Moisture + Precipitation

5-Minute Soil Moisture at 5 cm

LST Volumetric Average
Set #1
Volumetric Average
Set #2
Volumetric Average
Set #3
Volumetric Layer
Average
Dielectric Average
Set #1
Dielectric Average
Set #2
Dielectric Average
Set #3
UTC
21:05
14.35
26.67
29.53
02:05
21:10
14.32
26.35
29.50
02:10
21:15
14.35
26.08
29.53
02:15
21:20
14.32
25.98
29.53
02:20
21:25
14.32
25.75
29.50
02:25
21:30
14.32
25.54
29.53
02:30
21:35
14.32
25.37
29.53
02:35
21:40
14.32
25.40
29.53
02:40
21:45
14.32
25.25
29.53
02:45
21:50
14.44
25.19
29.50
02:50
21:55
14.44
25.05
29.53
02:55
22:00
14.42
24.90
29.50
03:00

Soil Temperature

Sensor
#1
Sensor
#2
Sensor
#3
Layer
Average
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 5 cm -0.2 0.2 0.1 0.033
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 10 cm -0.1 0.0 0.2 0.033
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 20 cm 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.367
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 50 cm 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 100 cm 2.7 2.2 0.6 1.833

Plot Soil Temperature Soil Temperature + Air Temperature

5-Minute Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 5 cm

LST Temperature
Set #1
Temperature
Set #2
Temperature
Set #3
Layer
Average
UTC
21:05 -0.20 0.20 0.10 0.033 02:05
21:10 -0.20 0.10 0.10 0 02:10
21:15 -0.20 0.20 0.10 0.033 02:15
21:20 -0.10 0.20 0.10 0.067 02:20
21:25 -0.20 0.20 0.10 0.033 02:25
21:30 -0.20 0.20 0.10 0.033 02:30
21:35 -0.20 0.20 0.10 0.033 02:35
21:40 -0.10 0.20 0.10 0.067 02:40
21:45 -0.10 0.20 0.10 0.067 02:45
21:50 0.00 0.20 0.00 0.067 02:50
21:55 -0.20 0.20 0.10 0.033 02:55
22:00 -0.20 0.20 0.10 0.033 03:00

TopDiagnostic Data

Fan Speed (rpm)

Sensor #1
Fan
Sensor #2
Fan
Sensor #3
Fan
112.4 113.8 112.6

Plot Fans Fan Speeds

Battery Voltages

GOES Transmitter GOES Transmitter
Under Full Load
Datalogger
13.41 12.90 11.61

Plot Battery Voltages Battery Voltages

Other Diagnostics

Value
Minutes Datalogger Door Was Open 0.00
23X Panel Temp (°C) 8.06
Reference Resistor Average 1499.8
Datalogger Signature 34455.0
Geonor Inlet Max Temp (°C) 6.36
Datalogger Program Version Number 2.422
Transmitted Year 2014
Transmitted Julian Day 53
Transmitted UTC Time (End of Hour) 300
Transmitted Longitude -71.54
Transmitted Latitude 41.491
End of File -6666

Plot Datalogger Door Open Datalogger Door Open
Plot Diagnostic Temps Diagnostic Temps


(*) Note regarding temperature values: the station datalogger polls each of the three temperature sensors once every 10 seconds, and keeps a running average of the last 30 of these 10-second samples. This "running 5-minute average" is computed every 10-seconds throughout the hour, for a total of 360 times. The temperature values reported by the station and shown above are the running 5-minute averages from the end of each of the 12 5-minute periods during the hour, and the mininum, maxium, and standard deviation of all 360 5-minute averages. Since the minimum and maximum are computed from all 360 5-minute averages, not just the 12 values shown above, the minimum may occasionally be less than, or the maximum greater than, the minimum and maximum of the 12 5-minute values shown. Back to Temperature