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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.
Palmdale Central #220
Los Angeles Basin Region Los Angeles County Southern District Nearby city is Palmdale
  • Activated On March 23, 2011
  • Station is Active
  • ETo Reported
  • Reference Surface is Grass
  • Datalogger is CR1000
Picture of Station 220(North)
Station 220
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Geographic Information
Elevation (ft): 2630
Latitude: 34o35'32"N / 34.59
Longitude: 118o07'39"W / -118.13
Associated Zip Codes
93550
Station Siting Description
DATE: 03-23-11

STATION#: 220
STATION NAME: Palmdale Central

ETO ZONE: 17
PREVAILING WINDS: Southwest
LOCAL CHARACTER:The City of Palmdale is located in the Northern Los Angeles County Area. It is sitated between the Tehachapi and San Gabriel Mountains, which sits at the western tip of the Mojave Desert.

DESCRIPTION OF STATION SITE:
This CIMIS weather station is located in the southern section of the multi use 20-acre Desert Sands Park behind a softball field in a well maintained turf grass area.

NORTH:
120 ft irrigated grass, however at 15 feet from station there is a light post for the softball field

EAST:
150 feet irrigated grass

SOUTH:
90 feet irrigated grass; +80' concrete tennis courts: +60' of native vegetation

WEST:
425 feet irrigated grass

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