AgriMet Daily Data Parameter Codes



MIN_BAROM (BN)   MINIMUM BAROMETRIC PRESSURE (in. Hg Corrected to Sea Level)
AVG_BAROM (BP)   AVERAGE BAROMETRIC PRESSURE (in. Hg Corrected to Sea Level)
MAX_BAROM (BX)   MAXIMUM BAROMETRIC PRESSURE (in. Hg Corrected to Sea Level)
PEN_ET    (ET)   REFERENCE EVAPOTRANSPIRATION (in/day)(1982 Kimberly-Penman equation)
ETrs      (ETRS) REFERENCE EVAPOTRANSPIRATION (in/day)(ASCE-EWRI Alfalfa Reference)
ETos      (ETOS) REFERENCE EVAPOTRANSPIRATION (in/day)(ASCE-EWRI Grass Reference)   
AVG_TMP   (MM)   MEAN 24 HOUR AIR TEMPERATURE (Midnight to Midnight) (F)       
MIN_TMP   (MN)   MINIMUM 24 HOUR AIR TEMPERATURE (Midnight to Midnight) (F)        
MAX_TMP   (MX)   MAXIMUM 24 HOUR AIR TEMPERATURE (Midnight to Midnight) (F)        
ACCPCIP   (PC)   ACCUMULATED PRECIPITATION (inches)(since last instrument calibration)  
PANEVAP   (PE)   24 HOUR PAN EVAPORATION (inches)
24_HR_PCP (PP)   24 HOUR TOTAL PRECIPITATION (Midnight to Midnight) (inches)           
WY_PCP    (PU)   WATER YEAR ACCUMULATED PRECIPITATION (inches)(since last October 1)
MIN_HUM   (RHN)  MINIMUM DAILY RELATIVE HUMIDITY (%)
ANN_SNO   (SO)   ANNUAL ACCUMULATED SNOW MOISTURE (equivalent inches of water)(since last October 1) 
SNOWH20   (SP)   SNOW MOISTURE (equivalent inches of water)
SOLAR     (SR)   ACCUMULATED GLOBAL SOLAR RADIATION (Langleys)        
SOLAR2    (SR2)  ACCUMULATED DIFFUSE SOLAR RADIATION (Langleys)
ACUMSNO   (SY)   DAILY ACCUMULATED SNOW MOISTURE (equivalent inches of water)
AVG_HUM   (TA)   MEAN DAILY RELATIVE HUMIDITY (%)
GRODEGD   (TG)   DAILY GROWING DEGREE DAYS  (50 degrees F Base)
AV_WSPD   (UA)   AVERAGE 24 HOUR WIND SPEED (mph)         
AV_WDIR   (UD)   RESULTANT 24 HOUR WIND DIRECTION (degrees azimuth)                                     
WINDGST   (WG)   DAILY PEAK WIND GUST (mph)
WINDRUN   (WR)   TOTAL WIND RUN (miles/day)                 
MI_SOL1   (XB)   MINIMUM DAILY 1" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F)         
MI_SOL4   (XC)   MINIMUM DAILY 4" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F) (Deg C at COVM < 4/1/07) (6" Depth at BRKO)    
MI_SOL8   (XD)   MINIMUM DAILY 8" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F) (12" Depth at BRKO)    
MX_SOL1   (XF)   MAXIMUM DAILY 1" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F)
MX_SOL4   (XG)   MAXIMUM DAILY 4" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F) (Deg C at COVM < 4/1/07) (6" Depth at BRKO)
MX_SOL8   (XH)   MAXIMUM DAILY 8" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F) (12" Depth at BRKO)
AV_SOL8   (XJ)   MEAN DAILY 8" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F) (12" Depth at BRKO)
MX_SCTMP  (YA)   MAXIMUM DAILY CANOPY AIR TEMPERATURE (F) (Shielded)
MI_SCTMP  (YB)   MINIMUM DAILY CANOPY AIR TEMPERATURE (F) (Shielded)
MX_STMP   (YC)   MAXIMUM DAILY SHELTER AIR TEMPERATURE (F)
MI_STMP   (YD)   MINIMUM DAILY SHELTER AIR TEMPERATURE (F)
AV_SOL1   (YL)   MEAN DAILY 1" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F)
AVG_DEW   (YM)   MEAN DAILY DEW POINT TEMPERATURE (F)
AV_SOL4   (YW)   MEAN DAILY 4" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F) (Deg C at COVM < 4/1/07) (6" Depth at BRKO)
AVG_STP   (YY)   MEAN DAILY SHELTER AIR TEMPERATURE (F)
MN_UCTMP  (Z1)   MINIMUM DAILY CANOPY AIR TEMPERATURE (unshielded)
MX_UCTMP  (Z2)   MAXIMUM DAILY CANOPY AIR TEMPERATURE (unshielded)
AV_UCTMP  (Z3)   AVERAGE DAILY CANOPY AIR TEMPERATURE (unshielded)     
AV_SL40   (ZCM)  MEAN DAILY 40" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F)
MN_SL40   (ZCN)  MINIMUM DAILY 40" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F)
MX_SL40   (ZCX)  MAXIMUM DAILY 40" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F)
MI_SL20   (ZG)   MINIMUM DAILY 20" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F)
MX_SL20   (ZH)   MAXIMUM DAILY 20" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F)
MX_SOL2   (ZK)   MAXIMUM DAILY  2" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F) (Deg C at COVM < 4/1/07) (3" Depth at BRKO)
MI_SOL2   (ZL)   MINIMUM DAILY  2" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F) (Deg C at COVM < 4/1/07) (3" Depth at BRKO)
AV_SOL2   (ZM)  MEAN DAILY 2" SOIL TEMPERATURE (F) (Deg C at COVM < 4/1/07) (3" Depth at BRKO)

  All temperatures are in degrees Fahrenheit unless otherwise noted.
  ET  is evapotranspiration rate using alfalfa as a reference crop.
  PU  is accumulated precipitation from the beginning of the water year, 
        October 1.
  Standard height for wind readings is 2 meters.
  Standard time period for calculated parameters is one day.
  998877 or m  is symbol for missing value.