TX Edinburg 17 NNE
Lower Rio Grande Valley NWR (La Sal Del Rey)
Period of record Feb 19 2004 — Mar 04 2015

Sensor Monitoring Data


Mar 4 2015 5:00 PM CST
Mar 4 5:00 PM LST, Mar 4 23:00 UTC
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Temperature (°C)
LST Sensor #1 Sensor #2 Sensor #3 Calculated UTC
16:05 28.4 28.2 28.2 28.24 22:05
16:10 28.1 27.9 27.9 27.92 22:10
16:15 28.3 28.2 28.3 28.26 22:15
16:20 28.8 28.7 28.7 28.67 22:20
16:25 28.8 28.6 28.6 28.64 22:25
16:30 28.9 28.8 28.8 28.77 22:30
16:35 28.7 28.5 28.6 28.55 22:35
16:40 28.7 28.5 28.6 28.55 22:40
16:45 28.4 28.3 28.3 28.28 22:45
16:50 28.3 28.2 28.2 28.18 22:50
16:55 28.3 28.1 28.1 28.14 22:55
17:00 27.9 27.7 27.7 27.74 23:00
Hour Average 28.324
Hour Min (*) 27.9 27.7 27.7 27.74
Hour Max (*) 28.9 28.8 28.8 28.78
Hour Std Dev 0.33 0.34 0.33

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
16:05 278.6 278.1 281.9 1137 2879 0.0 0.0 22:05
16:10 278.6 278.1 281.9 1133 2852 0.0 0.0 22:10
16:15 278.6 278.1 281.9 1137 2879 0.0 0.0 22:15
16:20 278.6 278.1 281.9 1137 2891 0.0 0.0 22:20
16:25 278.6 278.1 281.9 1144 2896 0.0 0.0 22:25
16:30 278.6 278.1 281.9 1143 2896 0.0 0.0 22:30
16:35 278.6 278.1 281.9 1141 2901 0.0 0.0 22:35
16:40 278.6 278.1 281.9 1138 2886 0.0 0.0 22:40
16:45 278.6 278.1 281.9 1136 2864 0.0 0.0 22:45
16:50 278.6 278.1 281.9 1137 2857 0.0 0.0 22:50
16:55 278.6 278.1 281.9 1132 2828 0.0 0.0 22:55
17:00 278.6 278.1 281.9 1129 2822 0.0 0.0 23:00
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
16:05 3.13 22:05
16:10 2.69 22:10
16:15 2.18 22:15
16:20 2.73 22:20
16:25 2.79 22:25
16:30 2.33 22:30
16:35 2.18 22:35
16:40 2.64 22:40
16:45 2.99 22:45
16:50 3.29 22:50
16:55 3.54 22:55
17:00 2.58 23:00
Hourly Avg 2.76
Hourly Max 4.68
Hourly Std Dev 0.70


Plot Wind 1.5m Wind
TopSolar Radiation

Solar Radiation (Watts/m2)

LST Avg UTC
16:05 332.0 22:05
16:10 216.3 22:10
16:15 357.8 22:15
16:20 438.0 22:20
16:25 426.7 22:25
16:30 382.6 22:30
16:35 400.6 22:35
16:40 289.5 22:40
16:45 248.3 22:45
16:50 287.2 22:50
16:55 232.1 22:55
17:00 112.3 23:00
Hourly Avg 310.2
Hourly Min 105.5
Hourly Max 545.2
Hourly Std Dev 114.8

Plot Solar Radiation Solar Radiation
TopSurface Temperature

Surface (IR) Temperature (°C)

LST Corrected IR Sensor
Body Temp
UTC
16:05 29.45 30.96 22:05
16:10 28.25 30.60 22:10
16:15 29.85 30.50 22:15
16:20 30.27 30.70 22:20
16:25 30.33 30.92 22:25
16:30 30.32 31.18 22:30
16:35 30.46 31.42 22:35
16:40 29.44 31.40 22:40
16:45 28.59 31.09 22:45
16:50 28.73 30.70 22:50
16:55 28.42 30.44 22:55
17:00 27.17 29.94 23:00
Hourly Avg 29.46 30.82
Hourly Min 27.17
Hourly Max 30.46
Hourly Std 0.78 0.42

Plot Surface Temperature Surface Temperature
Plot Temp + IR + SR + Wind Temp + IR + SR + Wind
TopRelative Humidity
LST RH (%) Temp (°C) at
RH Sensor
UTC
16:05 62 28.2 22:05
16:10 63 28.0 22:10
16:15 62 28.3 22:15
16:20 61 28.6 22:20
16:25 60 28.7 22:25
16:30 60 28.8 22:30
16:35 60 28.6 22:35
16:40 60 28.6 22:40
16:45 61 28.4 22:45
16:50 62 28.2 22:50
16:55 62 28.2 22:55
17:00 63 27.8 23:00
Min 27.8
Max 28.8
Std Dev 1.3 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 0.159 0.167 0.13 0.152
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 10 cm 0.183 0.16 0.172
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 20 cm 0.19 0.189 0.148 0.176
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 50 cm 0.222 0.232 0.204 0.219
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 100 cm 0.273 0.241 0.237 0.25
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 5 cm 9.59 10.10 8.05
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 10 cm 11.00 9.70
-999.00
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 20 cm 11.44 11.37 9.00
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 50 cm 13.56 14.21 12.33
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 100 cm 17.19 14.82 14.60

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
16:05 0.156 0.167 0.13 0.151 9.43 10.09 8.05 22:05
16:10 0.16 0.167 0.13 0.152 9.67 10.09 8.05 22:10
16:15 0.158 0.167 0.13 0.152 9.55 10.09 8.05 22:15
16:20 0.152 0.167 0.13 0.15 9.21 10.09 8.05 22:20
16:25 0.152 0.167 0.13 0.15 9.21 10.09 8.05 22:25
16:30 0.16 0.167 0.13 0.152 9.67 10.09 8.05 22:30
16:35 0.152 0.167 0.134 0.151 9.21 10.09 8.26 22:35
16:40 0.156 0.167 0.13 0.151 9.46 10.09 8.05 22:40
16:45 0.156 0.167 0.13 0.151 9.46 10.09 8.05 22:45
16:50 0.156 0.166 0.13 0.151 9.46 10.01 8.05 22:50
16:55 0.156 0.17 0.13 0.152 9.46 10.24 8.05 22:55
17:00 0.159 0.167 0.13 0.152 9.59 10.09 8.05 23:00

Soil Temperature

Sensor
#1
Sensor
#2
Sensor
#3
Layer
Average
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 5 cm 21.5 18.0 21.3 20.267
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 10 cm 19.1 17.2
-999.0
18.15
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 20 cm 16.5 16.2 16.7 16.467
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 50 cm 16.0 16.0 16.3 16.097
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 100 cm 16.3 16.7 16.5 16.497

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
16:05 21.10 17.69 20.90 19.897 22:05
16:10 21.10 17.69 20.90 19.897 22:10
16:15 21.10 17.69 21.10 19.963 22:15
16:20 21.30 17.90 21.10 20.1 22:20
16:25 21.30 17.90 21.10 20.1 22:25
16:30 21.30 17.90 21.10 20.1 22:30
16:35 21.30 17.90 21.10 20.1 22:35
16:40 21.50 17.90 21.10 20.167 22:40
16:45 21.50 17.90 21.30 20.233 22:45
16:50 21.50 17.90 21.30 20.233 22:50
16:55 21.50 17.90 21.30 20.233 22:55
17:00 21.50 18.00 21.30 20.267 23:00

TopDiagnostic Data

Fan Speed (rpm)

Sensor #1
Fan
Sensor #2
Fan
Sensor #3
Fan
93.3 109.9 109.8

Plot Fans Fan Speeds

Battery Voltages

GOES Transmitter GOES Transmitter
Under Full Load
Datalogger
12.60 12.20 11.69

Plot Battery Voltages Battery Voltages

Other Diagnostics

Value
Minutes Datalogger Door Was Open 0.00
23X Panel Temp (°C) 32.91
Reference Resistor Average 1499.6
Datalogger Signature 15922.0
Geonor Inlet Max Temp (°C) 31.21
Datalogger Program Version Number 2.422
Transmitted Year 2015
Transmitted Julian Day 63
Transmitted UTC Time (End of Hour) 2300
Transmitted Longitude -98.06
Transmitted Latitude 26.525
End of File -6666

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(*) 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