Climate Data for Latitude 38.75 Longitude -120.25

Köppen climate classification: Csb (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: summer dry; Temperature: warm summer)


Desolation Wilderness Area
Sierra Nevada forests ecoregion

Averages (English) Metric

Min Temp18.620.122.726.333.038.644.442.536.829.723.418.8108 years
Mean Temp31.233.536.441.449.056.764.262.255.947.338.032.1109 years
Max Temp43.746.950.156.565.174.984.081.975.064.952.545.3109 years
FrostDays31. years
WetDays4. years
Precipitationin7. years
Potential Evapotranspirationin1. years
Yearly Average Temperatures 2010 - 2009 (English) Latitude 38.75 Longitude -120.25
Monthly Mean Temperatures 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude 38.75 Longitude -120.25
Yearly Total Frost Days 1901 - 2009 Latitude 38.75 Longitude -120.25
Yearly Total Precipitation 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude 38.75 Longitude -120.25
Yearly Total Wet Days 1901 - 2009 Latitude 38.75 Longitude -120.25
Yearly Total Potential Evapotranspiration 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude 38.75 Longitude -120.25

Climate data provided by CRU TS 3.1 - University of East Anglia Climate Research Unit (CRU). [Phil Jones, Ian Harris]. CRU Time Series (TS) high resolution gridded datasets, [Internet]. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, 2008, Accessed: 28-July-2011
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Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263
The calculation method for the potential evapotranspiration is the FAO grass reference equation (Ekstrom et al., 2007, which is based on Allen et al., 1994). It is a variant of the Penman Monteith method using TMP, TMN, TMX, VAP, CLD.