Walters (WAL2)

  • Station Number: 136
  • Location: 4 miles NW of Walters
  • County: Cotton
  • Commissioned: 03/13/2012
  • Latitude: 34.399570° / 34° 23' 58" N
  • Longitude: -98.345690° / 98° 20' 44" W
  • Elevation: 323 meters above Mean Sea Level (1,060 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 03/13/2012

Maximum air temperature (°F) 112 08/01/2012
Minimum air temperature (°F) 0 01/07/2017
Maximum daily rainfall (in.) 5.08 07/26/2013
Maximum monthly rainfall (in.) 15.94 05/2015
Maximum annual rainfall (in.) 42.78 2015
Maximum wind speed (mph) 103.8 05/18/2017



Soil Characteristics

  Texture Class % Sand % Silt % Clay
5 cm depth Sandy loam 73.2 15.5 11.3
25 cm depth Sandy loam 68.2 13.5 18.3
60 cm depth Sandy loam 81.6 6.5 11.9
75 cm depth NA NA NA NA