Lake Carl Blackwell (CARL)

  • Station Number: 131
  • Location: 5 miles E of Orlando
  • County: Payne
  • Commissioned: 02/29/2008
  • Latitude: 36.147300° / 36° 8' 50" N
  • Longitude: -97.285850° / 97° 17' 9" W
  • Elevation: 293 meters above Mean Sea Level (961 feet )

Variables Measured Every 5 Minutes

  • Station Battery Voltage (BATV)
  • Barometric Pressure at 0.75 m (PRES)
  • Rain since midnight UTC at 0.6m (RAIN)
  • Relative Humidity at 1.5 m (RELH)
  • Solar Radiation (SRAD)
  • Air Temperature at 9 m (TA9M)
  • Air Temperature at 1.5 m (TAIR)
  • Supplemental Air Temperature (TSLO)
  • Wind Direction at 10 m (WDIR)
  • Wind Direction Standard Deviation at 10 m (WDSD)
  • Maximum Wind Speed at 10 m (WMAX)
  • Maximum Wind Speed at 2 m (WMX2)
  • Wind Speed at 2 m (WS2M)
  • Wind Speed at 10 m (WSPD)
  • Wind Speed Standard Deviation at 10 m (WSSD)
  • Vector Wind Speed at 10 m (WVEC)

Variables Measured Every 15 Minutes

  • Soil Temperature at 10 cm under Bare Soil (TB10)
  • Soil Temperature at 5 cm under Native Vegetation (TS05)
  • Soil Temperature at 10 cm under Native Vegetation (TS10)

Variables Measured Every 30 Minutes

  • 229L Soil Moisture Final Temperature at 5 cm (FT05)
  • 229L Soil Moisture Final Temperature at 25 cm (FT25)
  • 229L Soil Moisture Final Temperature at 60 cm (FT60)
  • 229L Soil Moisture Starting Temperature at 5 cm (ST05)
  • 229L Soil Moisture Starting Temperature at 25 cm (ST25)
  • 229L Soil Moisture Starting Temperature at 60 cm (ST60)
  • Thermocouple Reference Temperature (TREF)

Site Extremes Site Extremes since commissioning on 02/29/2008

Maximum air temperature (°F) 113 08/01/2012
Minimum air temperature (°F) -23 02/10/2011
Maximum daily rainfall (in.) 4.80 06/14/2010
Maximum monthly rainfall (in.) 12.08 05/2015
Maximum annual rainfall (in.) 43.48 2013
Maximum wind speed (mph) 68.8 08/08/2011



Soil Characteristics

  Texture Class % Sand % Silt % Clay
5 cm depth Loam 34.9 41.1 24
25 cm depth Clay loam 28.7 37.6 33.7
60 cm depth Clay loam 21.9 42.3 35.9
75 cm depth Clay loam 22 43.5 34.5