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CRONOS Database » Mckinney Gap (315480)

Station: 315480 - Mckinney Gap        Date of first observation: January 1, 1949
Station type: COOP - TP what is this?        
City, State: Mars Hill, NC      County: Yancey County
Latitude: 35.95°      Longitude: -82.46667°
Elevation: 3963 feet above sea level You may select another station if you wish:

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Climate division: NC01 - Southern Mountains
River basin: Nolichucky
Supported by: NOAA National Weather Service
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This station is in the COOP network. Parameter Metadata for COOP stations:

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PARAMETER
Air Temperature
Max-Min Temp. System (MMTS)
-48C to 52C (-55F to +125F)
+/- 0.3C
2sec
2min
24hr
24hr
Wind Speed
cup anemometer
0-135kts (0-155 mph)
within +/- 1.1%
Continuous
24hr
24hr
24hr
Evaporation
galvanized pan
0 - 10 in (0-254cm)
Site specific
Continuous
24hr
24hr
24hr
Precipitation
Std Rain Gage or Fischer & Porter
0-8in (SRG), 0-20in (F&P)
within +/- 1% to 5%
Continuous
1min (SRG),15min (F&
24hr
24hr
Snow
snowboard and ruler
infinite
Observer dependent (manual observations)
6hr
6hr
24hr
24hr

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