TX Austin 33 NW
Balcones National Wildlife Refuge (Flying "X" Ranch)
Period of record Feb 01 2008 — Nov 28 2014

Sensor Monitoring Data


Oct 4 2013 6:00 PM CDT
Oct 4 5:00 PM LST, Oct 4 23:00 UTC
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Temperature (°C)
LST Sensor #1 Sensor #2 Sensor #3 Calculated UTC DST
16:05 29.7 29.7 29.7 29.71 22:05 17:05
16:10 29.6 29.6 29.6 29.59 22:10 17:10
16:15 30.0 29.9 29.9 29.94 22:15 17:15
16:20 29.8 29.8 29.8 29.79 22:20 17:20
16:25 29.6 29.5 29.6 29.55 22:25 17:25
16:30 29.9 29.9 30.0 29.94 22:30 17:30
16:35 29.8 29.8 29.8 29.79 22:35 17:35
16:40 29.4 29.4 29.4 29.41 22:40 17:40
16:45 29.5 29.5 29.5 29.5 22:45 17:45
16:50 29.5 29.5 29.5 29.53 22:50 17:50
16:55 29.4 29.4 29.4 29.4 22:55 17:55
17:00 29.2 29.2 29.2 29.23 23:00 18:00
Hour Average 29.618
Hour Min (*) 29.2 29.2 29.2 29.23
Hour Max (*) 30.0 29.9 30.0 29.96
Hour Std Dev 0.25 0.25 0.25

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
16:05 239.8 243.9 246.4 1164 2944 0.0 0.0 22:05 17:05
16:10 239.8 243.8 246.4 1229 2947 0.0 0.0 22:10 17:10
16:15 239.8 243.8 246.4 1242 2948 0.0 0.0 22:15 17:15
16:20 239.8 243.8 246.4 1245 2948 0.0 0.0 22:20 17:20
16:25 239.8 243.8 246.4 1209 2948 0.0 0.0 22:25 17:25
16:30 239.8 243.8 246.4 1244 2948 0.0 0.0 22:30 17:30
16:35 239.8 243.9 246.4 1245 2948 0.0 0.0 22:35 17:35
16:40 239.8 243.8 246.4 1245 2948 0.0 0.0 22:40 17:40
16:45 239.8 243.9 246.4 1154 2948 0.0 0.0 22:45 17:45
16:50 239.8 243.9 246.4 1160 2948 0.0 0.0 22:50 17:50
16:55 239.8 243.8 246.4 1245 2947 0.0 0.0 22:55 17:55
17:00 239.8 243.9 246.4 1246 2947 0.0 0.0 23:00 18:00
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
16:05 2.58 22:05 17:05
16:10 2.45 22:10 17:10
16:15 2.38 22:15 17:15
16:20 2.55 22:20 17:20
16:25 2.91 22:25 17:25
16:30 3.87 22:30 17:30
16:35 2.76 22:35 17:35
16:40 2.68 22:40 17:40
16:45 2.43 22:45 17:45
16:50 2.75 22:50 17:50
16:55 2.39 22:55 17:55
17:00 2.22 23:00 18:00
Hourly Avg 2.66
Hourly Max 5.21
Hourly Std Dev 0.73


Plot Wind 1.5m Wind
TopSolar Radiation

Solar Radiation (Watts/m2)

LST Avg UTC DST
16:05 261.1 22:05 17:05
16:10 345.8 22:10 17:10
16:15 338.1 22:15 17:15
16:20 268.0 22:20 17:20
16:25 261.8 22:25 17:25
16:30 324.4 22:30 17:30
16:35 272.1 22:35 17:35
16:40 276.5 22:40 17:40
16:45 216.4 22:45 17:45
16:50 220.3 22:50 17:50
16:55 206.4 22:55 17:55
17:00 191.5 23:00 18:00
Hourly Avg 265.2
Hourly Min 53.5
Hourly Max 452.5
Hourly Std Dev 93.1

Plot Solar Radiation Solar Radiation
TopSurface Temperature

Surface (IR) Temperature (°C)

LST Corrected IR Sensor
Body Temp
UTC DST
16:05 36.45 32.20 22:05 17:05
16:10 36.43 31.83 22:10 17:10
16:15 36.70 32.08 22:15 17:15
16:20 36.09 32.20 22:20 17:20
16:25 35.34 31.86 22:25 17:25
16:30 35.61 31.79 22:30 17:30
16:35 35.25 31.74 22:35 17:35
16:40 34.80 31.57 22:40 17:40
16:45 34.56 31.47 22:45 17:45
16:50 34.20 31.36 22:50 17:50
16:55 34.00 31.32 22:55 17:55
17:00 33.77 31.23 23:00 18:00
Hourly Avg 35.54 31.72
Hourly Min 33.77
Hourly Max 37.21
Hourly Std 1.00 0.33

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
16:05 29 1.9 22:05 17:05
16:10 25 -5.2 22:10 17:10
16:15 32 9.1 22:15 17:15
16:20 31 6.8 22:20 17:20
16:25 39 18.1 22:25 17:25
16:30 43 23.8 22:30 17:30
16:35 35 13.7 22:35 17:35
16:40 34 9.0 22:40 17:40
16:45 26 -2.7 22:45 17:45
16:50 25 -2.9 22:50 17:50
16:55 34 13.2 22:55 17:55
17:00 37 11.0 23:00 18:00
Min -14.2
Max 29.8
Std Dev 22.8
32.2

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 0.174 0.296 0.168 0.213
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 10 cm 0.255 0.303 0.211 0.256
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 5 cm 10.46 18.97 10.16
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 10 cm 15.87 19.57 12.80

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
16:05 0.176 0.294 0.17 0.213 10.60 18.80 10.24 22:05 17:05
16:10 0.176 0.294 0.17 0.213 10.60 18.80 10.24 22:10 17:10
16:15 0.174 0.295 0.166 0.212 10.48 18.92 10.01 22:15 17:15
16:20 0.176 0.295 0.167 0.213 10.60 18.92 10.10 22:20 17:20
16:25 0.172 0.295 0.167 0.211 10.38 18.92 10.10 22:25 17:25
16:30 0.176 0.298 0.167 0.214 10.60 19.13 10.10 22:30 17:30
16:35 0.176 0.298 0.169 0.214 10.60 19.13 10.22 22:35 17:35
16:40 0.174 0.294 0.165 0.211 10.46 18.85 9.95 22:40 17:40
16:45 0.174 0.294 0.167 0.212 10.46 18.85 10.08 22:45 17:45
16:50 0.174 0.294 0.167 0.212 10.46 18.86 10.07 22:50 17:50
16:55 0.174 0.294 0.168 0.212 10.46 18.85 10.16 22:55 17:55
17:00 0.174 0.296 0.168 0.213 10.46 18.97 10.16 23:00 18:00

Soil Temperature

Sensor
#1
Sensor
#2
Sensor
#3
Layer
Average
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 5 cm 29.5 27.8 28.3 28.533
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 10 cm 27.5 27.2 27.5 27.4

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
16:05 29.50 28.00 28.90 28.8 22:05 17:05
16:10 29.50 27.80 28.90 28.733 22:10 17:10
16:15 29.50 27.80 28.90 28.733 22:15 17:15
16:20 29.50 27.80 28.90 28.733 22:20 17:20
16:25 29.50 28.00 28.90 28.8 22:25 17:25
16:30 29.50 28.00 28.90 28.8 22:30 17:30
16:35 29.50 27.80 28.60 28.633 22:35 17:35
16:40 29.50 27.80 28.60 28.633 22:40 17:40
16:45 29.50 27.80 28.60 28.633 22:45 17:45
16:50 29.50 28.00 28.60 28.7 22:50 17:50
16:55 29.50 27.80 28.60 28.633 22:55 17:55
17:00 29.50 27.80 28.30 28.533 23:00 18:00

TopDiagnostic Data

Fan Speed (rpm)

Sensor #1
Fan
Sensor #2
Fan
Sensor #3
Fan
118.7 119.2 117.4

Plot Fans Fan Speeds

Battery Voltages

GOES Transmitter GOES Transmitter
Under Full Load
Datalogger
13.69 13.40 11.64

Plot Battery Voltages Battery Voltages

Other Diagnostics

Value
Minutes Datalogger Door Was Open 0.00
23X Panel Temp (°C) 33.77
Reference Resistor Average 1499.7
Datalogger Signature 3794.0
Geonor Inlet Max Temp (°C) 32.51
Datalogger Program Version Number 2.423
Transmitted Year 2013
Transmitted Julian Day 277
Transmitted UTC Time (End of Hour) 2300
Transmitted Longitude -98.08
Transmitted Latitude 30.622
End of File -9999

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