Agrimet Data Collection Station

AgriMet Data Collection Station, near Toston, Montana, part of the Great Plains Agricultural Data Collection System.

AgriMet: Weather & Crop Water Use Charts

The AgriMet station TOSM was installed May 19,1992. The station was relocated to its present location on March 26, 2001. The cooperating agencies involved with this station are the Bureau of Reclamation, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, the Toston Irrigation District, and Broadwater Conservation District.

The site is now approximately 4.5 miles southwest of Toston, Montana. Latitude: 46 07 20 longitude: 111 29 41 elevation-4058'

The old location was approximately 2 miles west of Toston, Montana. Latitude: 46 09 58 longitude: 111 28 33 elevation-3920'

AgriMet provides generic local crop and weather information accessed via the links on the individual station page.

AgriMet is excited to announce a partnership with Washington State University to incorporate AgriMet data into WSU's AgWeatherNet Irrigation Scheduler program. To customize crop consumptive water use specific to your field or fields, use the mobile link or desktop link. Note, to use either link, you have to have a AgWeatherNet account (free registeration) which can be done through either of these two links.


Daily Weather Data

Dayfiles Information:

Enter date and parameter codes then submit your request.

Station Code:  

Enter date desired (i.e. 97SEP1 or a range 97SEP1,97SEP30) or blank for today:  

  • BV = BATTERY VOLTAGE
  • OB = TEMPERATURE (deg F)
  • PC = ACCUM PRECIPITATION (inches)
  • SQ = ACCUM SOLAR RADIATION (langley)
  • TP = DEW POINT TEMPERATURE (deg F)
  • TU = RELATIVE HUMIDITY (%)
  • UI = ACCUM WIND RUN (miles)
  • WD = WIND DIRECTION (deg az)
  • WG = PEAK WIND GUST (mph)
  • WS = AVG WIND SPEED (mph)

Enter parameters from above list, separated by commas, but without spaces (e.g., OB,PC,SQ):


Archive Information:

Enter water year, time period and a parameter code:

Station:   Water Year:

Enter Time Period (e.g., AUG1, SEP15); or enter YEAR (all caps) for the water year summary; or leave field blank to return last five days:

Parameters:


Crop Water Data

Crop Water Use Charts:

Station: Year:

About Crop Water Use Charts

Key to Crop Codes

Irrigation Guide

AgriMet is excited to announce a partnership with Washington State University to incorporate AgriMet data into WSU's AgWeatherNet Irrigation Scheduler program. To customize crop consumptive water use specific to your field or fields, use the mobile link or desktop link. Note, to use either link, you have to have a AgWeatherNet account (free registeration) which can be done through either of these two links.


Crop Evapotranspiration (ET) Summaries:

Station: Year:


For further information about AgriMet, contact: Tim Grove, GP Regional Office.

Last Updated: 6/22/15