TX Port Aransas 32 NNE
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge (Weather Site)
Period of record Nov 16 2007 — Nov 21 2014

Sensor Monitoring Data


Dec 5 2012 11:00 PM CST
Dec 5 11:00 PM LST, Dec 6 05:00 UTC
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Temperature (°C)
LST Sensor #1 Sensor #2 Sensor #3 Calculated UTC
22:05 15.7 15.7 15.7 15.7 04:05
22:10 15.6 15.7 15.7 15.7 04:10
22:15 15.7 15.7 15.7 15.7 04:15
22:20 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.5 04:20
22:25 15.4 15.5 15.5 15.5 04:25
22:30 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 04:30
22:35 15.1 15.2 15.2 15.2 04:35
22:40 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 04:40
22:45 14.7 14.8 14.8 14.8 04:45
22:50 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 04:50
22:55 15.0 15.0 14.9 15.0 04:55
23:00 15.1 15.2 15.1 15.1 05:00
Hour Average 15.2
Hour Min (*) 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5
Hour Max (*) 15.7 15.7 15.7 15.7
Hour Std Dev 0.38 0.39 0.39

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
22:05 297.1 296.7
-78.6
1126 2948 0.0 0.0 04:05
22:10 297.1 296.7
-78.6
1127 2950 0.0 0.0 04:10
22:15 297.1 296.7
-78.6
1126 2950 0.0 0.0 04:15
22:20 297.1 296.7
-78.7
1126 2945 0.0 0.0 04:20
22:25 297.1 296.7
-78.8
1125 2953 0.0 0.0 04:25
22:30 297.1 296.7
-78.7
1126 2954 0.0 0.0 04:30
22:35 297.1 296.7
-78.8
1125 2954 0.0 0.0 04:35
22:40 297.1 296.7
-78.6
1125 2954 0.0 0.0 04:40
22:45 297.1 296.7
-78.7
1125 2959 0.0 0.0 04:45
22:50 297.1 296.7
-79.1
1125 2959 0.0 0.0 04:50
22:55 297.1 296.7
-78.6
1125 2953 0.0 0.0 04:55
23:00 297.1 296.7
-78.7
1124 2952 0.0 0.0 05:00
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
22:05 0.70 04:05
22:10 0.52 04:10
22:15 0.58 04:15
22:20 0.59 04:20
22:25 0.50 04:25
22:30 0.49 04:30
22:35 0.51 04:35
22:40 0.29 04:40
22:45 0.01 04:45
22:50 0.36 04:50
22:55 0.77 04:55
23:00 0.78 05:00
Hourly Avg 0.51
Hourly Max 1.12
Hourly Std Dev 0.24


Plot Wind 1.5m Wind
TopSolar Radiation

Solar Radiation (Watts/m2)

LST Avg UTC
22:05 0.0 04:05
22:10 0.0 04:10
22:15 0.0 04:15
22:20 0.0 04:20
22:25 0.0 04:25
22:30 0.0 04:30
22:35 0.0 04:35
22:40 0.0 04:40
22:45 0.0 04:45
22:50 0.0 04:50
22:55 0.0 04:55
23:00 0.0 05:00
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 Raw Corrected IR Sensor
Body Temp
UTC
22:05 12.52 12.52 14.70 04:05
22:10 12.63 12.63 14.61 04:10
22:15 12.73 12.73 14.53 04:15
22:20 12.18 12.18 14.43 04:20
22:25 11.82 11.82 14.32 04:25
22:30 11.27 11.27 14.18 04:30
22:35 10.92 10.92 14.02 04:35
22:40 10.96 10.96 13.88 04:40
22:45 10.68 10.68 13.71 04:45
22:50 10.48 10.48 13.49 04:50
22:55 11.06 11.06 13.36 04:55
23:00 12.30 12.30 13.47 05:00
Hourly Avg 11.6 11.65 14.06
Hourly Min 10.34 10.48
Hourly Max 13.08 12.73
Hourly Std 0.81 0.81 0.46

Plot Surface Temperature Surface Temperature
Plot Temp + IR + SR + Wind Temp + IR + SR + Wind
TopRelative Humidity
LST RH (%) Temp (°C) at
RH Sensor
UTC
22:05 96 15.7 04:05
22:10 96 15.7 04:10
22:15 95 15.7 04:15
22:20 95 15.6 04:20
22:25 96 15.5 04:25
22:30 96 15.3 04:30
22:35 96 15.2 04:35
22:40 96 15.2 04:40
22:45 96 14.8 04:45
22:50 97 14.5 04:50
22:55 97 14.9 04:55
23:00 95 15.1 05:00
Min 14.5
Max 15.8
Std Dev 0.5 0.4

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 0.061 0.077 0.038 0.059
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 10 cm 0.143 0.078 0.118 0.113
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 20 cm 0.066 0.089 0.012 0.056
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 50 cm 0.009 0.092 0 0.034
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 100 cm 0.043 0.023 0.032 0.033
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 5 cm 4.84 5.53 3.98
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 10 cm 8.74 5.57 7.44
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 20 cm 5.05 6.06 3.07
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 50 cm 2.98 6.18 2.70
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 100 cm 4.14 3.42 3.76

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
22:05 0.062 0.078 0.037 0.059 4.89 5.55 3.93 04:05
22:10 0.058 0.078 0.037 0.058 4.72 5.55 3.93 04:10
22:15 0.062 0.078 0.037 0.059 4.89 5.55 3.93 04:15
22:20 0.062 0.078 0.039 0.06 4.89 5.55 4.00 04:20
22:25 0.062 0.078 0.039 0.06 4.89 5.54 4.00 04:25
22:30 0.062 0.079 0.041 0.061 4.89 5.61 4.08 04:30
22:35 0.058 0.079 0.037 0.058 4.72 5.61 3.93 04:35
22:40 0.064 0.076 0.039 0.06 4.96 5.46 4.00 04:40
22:45 0.06 0.079 0.041 0.06 4.79 5.60 4.07 04:45
22:50 0.06 0.076 0.034 0.057 4.79 5.46 3.83 04:50
22:55 0.06 0.075 0.041 0.059 4.79 5.45 4.07 04:55
23:00 0.06 0.075 0.041 0.059 4.79 5.45 4.07 05:00

Soil Temperature

Sensor
#1
Sensor
#2
Sensor
#3
Layer
Average
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 5 cm 18.7 18.9 19.1 18.9
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 10 cm 19.4 19.9 20.0 19.8
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 20 cm 20.1 20.7 21.3 20.7
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 50 cm 21.5 21.7 22.0 21.7
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 100 cm 22.0 22.1 22.7 22.3

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
22:05 18.80 19.10 19.50 19.1 04:05
22:10 18.80 19.10 19.10 19 04:10
22:15 18.80 19.10 19.30 19.1 04:15
22:20 18.90 18.90 19.50 19.1 04:20
22:25 18.80 18.90 19.10 18.9 04:25
22:30 18.80 18.90 19.10 18.9 04:30
22:35 18.60 18.90 19.10 18.9 04:35
22:40 18.80 18.80 18.90 18.8 04:40
22:45 18.40 18.80 19.10 18.8 04:45
22:50 18.40 18.80 18.80 18.7 04:50
22:55 18.60 18.80 18.90 18.8 04:55
23:00 18.40 18.60 18.90 18.6 05:00

TopDiagnostic Data

Fan Speed (rpm)

Sensor #1
Fan
Sensor #2
Fan
Sensor #3
Fan
105.2 107.8 106.3

Plot Fans Fan Speeds

Battery Voltages

GOES Transmitter GOES Transmitter
Under Full Load
Datalogger
12.44 11.90 11.60

Plot Battery Voltages Battery Voltages

Other Diagnostics

Value
Minutes Datalogger Door Was Open 0.00
23X Panel Temp (°C) 15.24
Reference Resistor Average 1499.6
Datalogger Signature 23853.0
Geonor Inlet Max Temp (°C) 12.84
Datalogger Program Version Number 2.412
Transmitted Year 2012
Transmitted Julian Day 341
Transmitted UTC Time (End of Hour) 500
Transmitted Longitude -96.82
Transmitted Latitude 28.304
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