Ada (ADAX)

  • Station Number: 1
  • Location: 2 miles NNE of Ada
  • County: Pontotoc
  • Commissioned: 01/01/1994
  • Latitude: 34.798510° / 34° 47' 54" N
  • Longitude: -96.669090° / 96° 40' 8" W
  • Elevation: 295 meters above Mean Sea Level (968 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 Starting Temperature at 5 cm (ST05)
  • 229L Soil Moisture Starting Temperature at 25 cm (ST25)
  • Thermocouple Reference Temperature (TREF)

Site Extremes Site Extremes since commissioning on 01/01/1994

Maximum air temperature (°F) 113 08/03/2011
Minimum air temperature (°F) -2 02/10/2011
Maximum daily rainfall (in.) 5.00 03/18/2008
Maximum monthly rainfall (in.) 19.66 05/2015
Maximum annual rainfall (in.) 77.69 2015
Maximum wind speed (mph) 65.0 04/29/2009



Soil Characteristics

  Texture Class % Sand % Silt % Clay
5 cm depth Sandy loam 61.1 22 16.9
25 cm depth Sandy clay loam 51.1 25.4 23.5
60 cm depth Sandy clay loam 47.6 24.6 27.8
75 cm depth Clay loam 43.6 26.6 29.8