Soil Moisture and Temperatures

Soil sensors are buried in the ground at the levels indicated below.
Each level has a temperature probe and a moisture sensor.

Moisture is measured in ' cb ' with range of 0 to 200
where 0 being totally saturated and anything over 100 being extremely dry.

Current Planting & Watering Guide

Depth: Temperature: Planting Status: Moisture: Moisture Status:
10 cm 1.0°C
Too Cold To Plant (< 10 C)
46.0 cb
Irrigation Desired (26-60)
20 cm 3.0°C
Too Cold To Plant (< 10 C)
39.0 cb
Irrigation Desired (26-60)
40 cm 3.0°C
Too Cold To Plant (< 10 C)
12.0 cb
Adequately Wet (11-25)
60 cm 4.0°C
Too Cold To Plant (< 10 C)
16.0 cb
Adequately Wet (11-25)

Record Soil Temperatures for: November

Depth: Monthly High: Monthly Low:
10 cm 4.4°C on Nov-1 1.1°C on Nov-17
20 cm 6.7°C on Nov-1 2.8°C on Nov-18
40 cm 7.8°C on Nov-1 3.3°C on Nov-21
60 cm 8.9°C on Nov-1 4.4°C on Nov-19

Record Soil Temperatures for: 2017

Depth: Yearly High: Yearly Low:
10 cm 22.2°C on Jul-31 0.0°C on Jan-14
20 cm 17.8°C on Jul-30 0.0°C on Feb-21
40 cm 17.2°C on Jul-30 0.0°C on Mar-7
60 cm 16.7°C on Aug-4 0.0°C on Mar-7

Record Soil Temperatures since: November 27, 2011

Depth: Record High: Record Low:
10 cm 25.6°C on Aug-3-2016 -2.2°C on Feb-6-2013
20 cm 20.0°C on Aug-3-2016 -1.7°C on Feb-10-2013
40 cm 20.0°C on Aug-20-2016 -1.1°C on Mar-6-2013
60 cm 18.9°C on Aug-20-2016 0.0°C on Nov-27-2011

Leaf Wetness Readings

Current 0.0
Daily High 0.0
Daily Low 0.0

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