IA Des Moines 17 E
Neal Smith NWR (NOAA Station Site)
Period of record Sep 15 2004 — Apr 01 2015

Sensor Monitoring Data


Apr 1 2015 4:00 AM CDT
Apr 1 3:00 AM LST, Apr 1 09:00 UTC
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Temperature (°C)
LST Sensor #1 Sensor #2 Sensor #3 Calculated UTC DST
02:05 12.1 12.1 12.1 12.08 08:05 03:05
02:10 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.01 08:10 03:10
02:15 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.69 08:15 03:15
02:20 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.67 08:20 03:20
02:25 11.6 11.6 11.6 11.6 08:25 03:25
02:30 11.6 11.6 11.7 11.62 08:30 03:30
02:35 11.6 11.6 11.6 11.58 08:35 03:35
02:40 11.6 11.6 11.6 11.58 08:40 03:40
02:45 11.4 11.4 11.5 11.41 08:45 03:45
02:50 11.5 11.5 11.6 11.53 08:50 03:50
02:55 11.3 11.3 11.4 11.26 08:55 03:55
03:00 11.2 11.2 11.2 11.21 09:00 04:00
Hour Average 11.603
Hour Min (*) 11.2 11.2 11.2 11.21
Hour Max (*) 12.1 12.1 12.1 12.08
Hour Std Dev 0.27 0.28 0.27

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 DST
02:05 245.8 251.9 237.3 1231 2978 0.0 0.0 08:05 03:05
02:10 245.7 251.9 237.3 1230 2978 0.0 0.0 08:10 03:10
02:15 245.7 251.9 237.3 1231 2969 0.0 0.0 08:15 03:15
02:20 245.7 251.9 237.3 1230 2976 0.0 0.0 08:20 03:20
02:25 245.7 251.9 237.3 1231 2976 0.0 0.0 08:25 03:25
02:30 245.7 251.9 237.3 1230 2976 0.0 0.0 08:30 03:30
02:35 245.7 251.9 237.3 1230 2976 0.0 0.0 08:35 03:35
02:40 245.7 251.9 237.3 1230 2975 0.0 0.0 08:40 03:40
02:45 245.7 251.8 237.3 1230 2975 0.0 0.0 08:45 03:45
02:50 245.7 251.8 237.3 1230 2975 0.0 0.0 08:50 03:50
02:55 245.7 251.8 237.3 1230 2975 0.0 0.0 08:55 03:55
03:00 245.7 251.8 237.3 1230 2976 0.0 0.0 09:00 04:00
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 DST
02:05 2.86 08:05 03:05
02:10 2.63 08:10 03:10
02:15 2.24 08:15 03:15
02:20 2.45 08:20 03:20
02:25 2.25 08:25 03:25
02:30 2.44 08:30 03:30
02:35 2.42 08:35 03:35
02:40 2.36 08:40 03:40
02:45 2.30 08:45 03:45
02:50 2.27 08:50 03:50
02:55 2.00 08:55 03:55
03:00 1.99 09:00 04:00
Hourly Avg 2.35
Hourly Max 3.57
Hourly Std Dev 0.39


Plot Wind 1.5m Wind
TopSolar Radiation

Solar Radiation (Watts/m2)

LST Avg UTC DST
02:05 0.0 08:05 03:05
02:10 0.0 08:10 03:10
02:15 0.0 08:15 03:15
02:20 0.0 08:20 03:20
02:25 0.0 08:25 03:25
02:30 0.0 08:30 03:30
02:35 0.0 08:35 03:35
02:40 0.0 08:40 03:40
02:45 0.0 08:45 03:45
02:50 0.0 08:50 03:50
02:55 0.0 08:55 03:55
03:00 0.0 09:00 04:00
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 DST
02:05 7.88 11.50 08:05 03:05
02:10 7.67 11.48 08:10 03:10
02:15 6.98 11.42 08:15 03:15
02:20 6.90 11.28 08:20 03:20
02:25 7.06 11.20 08:25 03:25
02:30 7.15 11.12 08:30 03:30
02:35 7.16 11.07 08:35 03:35
02:40 7.17 11.05 08:40 03:40
02:45 6.78 11.00 08:45 03:45
02:50 6.84 10.97 08:50 03:50
02:55 6.42 10.90 08:55 03:55
03:00 6.15 10.79 09:00 04:00
Hourly Avg 7.15 11.15
Hourly Min 6.15
Hourly Max 7.88
Hourly Std 0.42 0.22

Plot Surface Temperature Surface Temperature
Plot Temp + IR + SR + Wind Temp + IR + SR + Wind
TopRelative Humidity
LST RH (%) Temp (°C) at
RH Sensor
UTC DST
02:05 45 12.0 08:05 03:05
02:10 45 12.0 08:10 03:10
02:15 46 11.7 08:15 03:15
02:20 46 11.6 08:20 03:20
02:25 46 11.6 08:25 03:25
02:30 47 11.6 08:30 03:30
02:35 47 11.5 08:35 03:35
02:40 47 11.6 08:40 03:40
02:45 47 11.4 08:45 03:45
02:50 47 11.5 08:50 03:50
02:55 48 11.3 08:55 03:55
03:00 48 11.2 09:00 04:00
Min 11.2
Max 12.0
Std Dev 1.0 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 0.31 0.321 0.341 0.324
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 10 cm 0.366 0.413 0.361 0.38
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 20 cm 0.412 0.434 0.266 0.371
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 50 cm 0.469 0.392 0.147 0.336
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 100 cm 0.481 0.496 0.154 0.377
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 5 cm 20.14 21.02 22.74
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 10 cm 24.97 29.52 24.54
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 20 cm 29.42 31.59 16.67
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 50 cm 35.32 27.43 8.93
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 100 cm 36.63 38.38 9.31

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 DST
02:05 0.31 0.324 0.338 0.324 20.15 21.33 22.48 08:05 03:05
02:10 0.311 0.32 0.338 0.323 20.21 20.95 22.49 08:10 03:10
02:15 0.308 0.32 0.342 0.323 19.93 20.96 22.82 08:15 03:15
02:20 0.308 0.32 0.338 0.322 19.93 20.96 22.48 08:20 03:20
02:25 0.308 0.32 0.339 0.322 19.93 20.95 22.55 08:25 03:25
02:30 0.308 0.32 0.339 0.322 20.00 20.95 22.56 08:30 03:30
02:35 0.314 0.323 0.34 0.326 20.43 21.22 22.67 08:35 03:35
02:40 0.313 0.32 0.34 0.324 20.36 20.95 22.68 08:40 03:40
02:45 0.31 0.321 0.339 0.323 20.15 21.03 22.55 08:45 03:45
02:50 0.309 0.32 0.341 0.323 20.08 20.95 22.74 08:50 03:50
02:55 0.31 0.321 0.339 0.323 20.15 21.03 22.55 08:55 03:55
03:00 0.31 0.321 0.341 0.324 20.14 21.03 22.75 09:00 04:00

Soil Temperature

Sensor
#1
Sensor
#2
Sensor
#3
Layer
Average
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 5 cm 7.8 8.4 8.2 8.13
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 10 cm 7.6 7.2 6.6 7.133
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 20 cm 7.2 5.6 6.4 6.4
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 50 cm 5.4 5.2 4.9 5.167
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 100 cm 5.0 5.1 4.4 4.833

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 DST
02:05 8.09 8.50 8.30 8.297 08:05 03:05
02:10 8.09 8.50 8.39 8.327 08:10 03:10
02:15 8.09 8.50 8.30 8.297 08:15 03:15
02:20 8.09 8.50 8.39 8.327 08:20 03:20
02:25 8.09 8.50 8.30 8.297 08:25 03:25
02:30 8.09 8.39 8.30 8.26 08:30 03:30
02:35 8.00 8.30 8.30 8.2 08:35 03:35
02:40 8.00 8.39 8.30 8.23 08:40 03:40
02:45 7.80 8.30 8.30 8.133 08:45 03:45
02:50 8.00 8.39 8.30 8.23 08:50 03:50
02:55 8.00 8.39 8.20 8.197 08:55 03:55
03:00 7.80 8.39 8.20 8.13 09:00 04:00

TopDiagnostic Data

Fan Speed (rpm)

Sensor #1
Fan
Sensor #2
Fan
Sensor #3
Fan
98.0 114.0 114.1

Plot Fans Fan Speeds

Battery Voltages

GOES Transmitter GOES Transmitter
Under Full Load
Datalogger
13.60 13.00 11.64

Plot Battery Voltages Battery Voltages

Other Diagnostics

Value
Minutes Datalogger Door Was Open 0.00
23X Panel Temp (°C) 11.29
Reference Resistor Average 1499.8
Datalogger Signature 58440.0
Geonor Inlet Max Temp (°C) 9.77
Datalogger Program Version Number 2.422
Transmitted Year 2015
Transmitted Julian Day 91
Transmitted UTC Time (End of Hour) 900
Transmitted Longitude -93.28
Transmitted Latitude 41.556
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