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The Station Detail Report provides detailed information on CIMIS stations including the region in which they are located, nearby city, installation dates, termination dates (if inactive), geographic locations (latitude and longitude), elevations above see level, zip codes, surface types (grass or alfalfa), station site descriptions, and photographs of the stations.
Merced #148
San Joaquin Valley Region Merced County San Joaquin District Nearby city is Merced
  • Activated On January 04, 1999
  • Station is Active
  • ETo Reported
  • Reference Surface is Grass
  • Datalogger is CR10
Picture of Station 148(North)
Station 148
North | South | East | West |
Geographic Information
Elevation (ft): 200
Latitude: 37o18'49"N / 37.31
Longitude: 120o23'11"W / -120.39
Associated Zip Codes
95340
Station Siting Description
DATE: 11-18-02

STATION#:148
STATION NAME: Merced
ETO ZONE: 12
PREVAILING WINDS: NW
LOCAL CHARACTER: Rural county with primarily agricultural interests. Common farming activities include tomatoes, cow-calf operations, dairy, stone fruits and almonds.

DESCRIPTION OF STATION SITE:
Located on a private farm in a flood-irrigated pasture. It was installed in a fenced enclosure for protection from livestock. The pasture could be better utilized, as it is sometimes tall and uneven.

NORTH:
150ft: Pasture
150ft: Bear Creek
150ft: Walnuts (NE)
150ft: Alfalfa/mixed pasture (NW)

EAST:
200+ ft: Pasture
200+ ft: Plums

SOUTH:
120ft: Pasture
120ft: Gravel parking area (SW)
120-200ft: Cement Slab (SE)
200+ ft: Farm buildings (SE)

WEST:
180ft: Pasture
180+ ft: Walnuts

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