New Mexico Climate Center

ESTABLISHED DURING THE 1980s, the New Mexico Climate Center is located on the campus of New Mexico State University and is in charge of collecting and disseminating data on the state s weather. The center is the home of the state climatologist, Ted Sammis. It collects its data through electronic data-logger machines, both from its own network of 27 weather stations at its Agricultural Science centers and from station networks from other agencies such as the Bureau of Land Management, the Natural Resource and Conservation Service, and NOAA. In total, the New Mexico Climate Center collects daily climate data from 138 automated climate stations around the state, including irrigation districts and NAPI (Navajo Agricultural Products Industry). These stations monitor air temperature, relative humidity, soil temperature ...

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