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SRML stations: Hermiston, OR
(Latitude: 45.82 (N+); Longitude: -119.28 (W-); Altitude: 180 m)

The Hermiston is a reference station colocated with a subsidiary AgriMet station. This allows a comparison of solar data collected with different instrument packages. The information about the Hermiston and the AgriMet stations are listed in separate tables. Links in the table below will take you to more in-depth information about the accuracy of the data collected and the instruments in use.

Hermiston Station
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Hermiston - reference station
Data type Instrument Calibration History/Serial # Period of record
Solar radiation data
Global Hukseflux SR20 3374 2021/07 to present
Eppley PSP 16984F3 1996/10 to present
LI_COR PY22981 2010/08 to 2010/11
Eppley PSP 19629F3 1996/09 to 1996/10
Eppley PSP 17518F3 1992/10 to 1996/09
Eppley PSP 24041F3 1990/06 to 1992/10
Eppley PSP 23620F3 1985/09 to 1990/06
Eppley PSP 17854F3 1979/05 to 1985/09
Direct normal Eppley NIP 23385E6 2013/11 to present
Eppley NIP 14981E6 1999/06 to 2013/11
Eppley NIP 21149E6 1993/05 to 1996/06
Eppley NIP 17666E6 1992/10 to 1993/05
Eppley NIP 17668E6 1985/09 to 1992/10
Eppley NIP 17666E6 1982/09 to 1985/09
Eppley NIP 17668E6 1979/06 to 1982/09
Diffuse Schenk Star 1330 2019/08 to present
[Calculated] 1979/06 to present
GHI, DHI, & DNI Irradiance RSR PY19771 2021/07 to present
Irradiance RSR PY21090 2018/07 to 2021/07
Irradiance RSR PY33627 2017/08 to 2018/07
Irradiance RSR PY35563 2003/12 to 2017/08
Irradiance RSR PY21090 1995/09 to 2003/12
Meteorological data
Temperature   1980 to present

Hermiston - AgriMet
Data type Instrument Calibration History Period of record
Solar radiation data
Global LI-COR Pyranometer 1994 to present
Diffuse LI-COR Pyranometer with shadowband 1995 to present
Meteorological data
Temperature     1994 to present
Rainfall   1994 to present
Wind speed   2017 to present
Wind direction   1994 to present
Relative humidity   2017 to present

Station maintenance

The Hermiston station is located at the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center. We appreciate the assistance of the center staff for station maintenance operator.

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