Desert Research and Extension Center
Desert Research and Extension Center
Desert Research and Extension Center
University of California
Desert Research and Extension Center

Weather, Physical & Biological Data

Local Weather

Linked data is from the California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS) weather stations. Visit CIMIS web site.

Imperial County Stations

Quick Facts

  • 255 acres
  • Interior Desert Valley
  • Flat alluvial plain
  • 60 feet below sea level
  • Annual mean temperature: 72.6 degrees F
  • Summer maximum monthly mean: 92.2 degrees F
  • Winter minimum monthly mean: 53.6 degrees F

DREC Soils Map
DREC Soils Map
Soil Series:

  • Imperial - very deep, moderately well-drained soils
  • Meloland - very deep, well drained stratified soils
  • Rositas - very deep, somewhat excessively drained soils
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