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Latitude: 033:49:20 / Longtitude: 0116:23:50 Elevation: 276ft.

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This weather station is located approximatly 5 miles east of Palm Springs, California (Wikipedia entry) in the unincorperated area called Thousand Palms. (Latitude: 033:49:20 / Longtitude: 0116:23:50 Elevation: 276ft.)

In use is a Davis Vantage Pro2 weather station to gather the data displayed here. This site is non-commercial and just a hobby/interest of a Coachella Valley native.

Please feel free to contact me anytime concerning question or problems your having with the website. You may also visit the forums to post any questions/comments you may have. Forums

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DesertWeather.com contributes its data to:

NWS   KCATHOUS8        CW2285    SWN

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CWOP ID: CW2285
WeatherUnderground ID: KCATHOUS8

 

Random glossary of terms used on this site:

HEAT INDEX / "FEELS LIKE"

The Heat Index uses temperature and the relative humidity to determine how hot the air actually "feels". When humidity is low, the apparent temperature will be lower than the air temperature, since perspiration evaporates rapidly to cool the body. However, when humidity is high (i.e., the air is more saturated with water vapor) the apparent temperature "feels" higher than the actual air temperature, because perspiration evaporates more slowly.

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