Slapout (SLAP)

  • Station Number: 86
  • Location: 8 miles W of Slapout
  • County: Beaver
  • Commissioned: 01/01/1994
  • Latitude: 36.597490° / 36° 35' 50" N
  • Longitude: -100.261920° / 100° 15' 42" W
  • Elevation: 774 meters above Mean Sea Level (2,539 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 01/01/1994

Maximum air temperature (°F) 113 06/26/2011
Minimum air temperature (°F) -11 12/18/2016
Maximum daily rainfall (in.) 4.06 08/30/2003
Maximum monthly rainfall (in.) 8.20 10/2000
Maximum annual rainfall (in.) 35.44 2015
Maximum wind speed (mph) 87.2 06/02/1999



Soil Characteristics

  Texture Class % Sand % Silt % Clay
5 cm depth Loamy sand 88.1 0 11.9
25 cm depth Sandy loam 73 7.5 19.5
60 cm depth Sandy loam 78.1 4.4 17.5
75 cm depth Loam 46.6 28.9 24.5