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SRML stations: Twin Falls, ID
(Latitude: 42.55; Longitude: 114.35; Altitude: 1200 m)

Twin Falls was part of the UO solar monitoring network from 1980-1985. In 1994 solar data monitoring resumed with different instrumentation. Detailed information given in tables below. Links in the tables below will take you to more in-depth information about the accuracy of data collected and the instruments in use.

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Twin Falls 1980 - 1985
Data type Instrument Data interval Period of record
Solar radiation
Global Eppley PSP hourly 1980-1985
Direct normal Eppley NIP hourly 1980-1985
Diffuse [Calculated] hourly 1980-1985
Meteorological data
Temperature   hourly 1980-1985

Twin Falls - AgriMet station
Data type Instrument Data interval Period of record
Solar radiation
Global LI-COR Pyranometer 15 min. 1994-now
Diffuse LI-COR Pyranometer with shadowband 15 min. 1994-now
Meteorological data
Temperature   15 min. 1994-now
Rainfall   15 min. 1994-now
Wind speed   15 min. 1994-now
Wind direction   15 min. 1994-now
Relative humidity   15 min. 1994-now

Station maintenance

The Twin Falls station is located at the USDA Agricultural Research Service Northwest Irrigation and Soil Research Laboratory. We appreciate the assistance of James L. Wright as station maintenance operator.

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© 2001, UO Solar Radiation Monitoring Laboratory.
Last revised: October 1, 2001.


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