Meteorological Files

This page updated July 22, 2015

Select the method to download the files below. You may download a compressed file for each station. Alternatively all the files may be downloaded in three separate compressed files. You will need an unzip program (like PKUNZIP or WinZip) to uncompress the data. View detailed information about each stationmeteorological wind rose data or information about the meteorological files.

Please email questions regarding the files to HARP.

*Note: San Joaquin Unified Air Pollution Control District no longer accepts health risk analyses using the Industrial Source Complex - Short Term (ISCST3) model. Please see SJUAPCD Air Quality Modeling: Permitting & CEQA to get the meteorological data for the AERMOD model.

The HARP On-Ramp program developed by ARB staff is an interim tool to allow people to use AERMOD with HARP. For more information and to download HARP On-Ramp, please visit our HARP Downloads page.


Standard CARB Disclaimer


The fact that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has supplied you with these data does not mean that the CARB will place its approval on subsequent applications. We must emphasize that the models must be applied properly with appropriate input data which is consistent with their formulation, testing, and assumptions.


All Files

For the ease of downloading, the station files have been divided into three compressed files. Click on each file to download. For meteorological data from San Joaquin Unified Air Pollution Control District, please see note above.

A through D (ZIP - 14.9 MB)

E through N (ZIP - 12.6 MB)

O through Z (ZIP - 10.2 MB)


Individual Station Files

Click on a station to download a compressed file containing meteorological data and a wind rose. View detailed information about each station meteorological wind rose data or more information about the meteorological files. You may obtain meteorological data from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

You may obtain meteorological data from the South Coast Air Quality Management District.

For meteorological data from San Joaquin Unified Air Pollution Control District, please see note above.


Station Available Years Latitude Longitude
Alturas 96-00 41.433 -120.479
Arcata 84,85,87,89 40.9781 -124.109
Arroyo Seco 94,95 36.359 -121.29
Bakersfield  *Note 56-64 35.4336 -119.057
Barrio Logan 2000 32.6983 -117.132
Beale AFB 91-94 39.136 -121.437
Bishop 96-00 37.358 -118.404
Buntingville 91 34.302 -119.119
Burbank 55-62,64 34.2007 -118.359
Camino 91-93 38.754 -120.732
Castroville 92-95 36.768 -121.774
CBTIS, Mexicali 98 32.6583 -115.427
Chico State Farm 10M 2001 39.7 -121.8
Cobach, Mexicali 98 32.6403 -115.506
Colusa 93,94,96,97 39.226 -122.024
Dagget 93,95 34.84 -116.642
Daggett 88,89 34.8537 -116.787
De Laveaga 91,95 36.998 -121.996
Del Paso Manor 99 38.6139 -121.368
Edwards AFB 67,69,70 34.905 -117.884
El Centro 56,57 32.8292 -115.672
Fair Oaks 98-00 38.651 -121.218
Fellows  *Note 92 35.2 -119.5
Firebaugh  *Note 91,93 36.851 -120.59
Folsom 99 38.6833 -121.164
Fresno  *Note 84-89 36.7762 -119.718
George AFB 87-91 34.5913 -117.384
Gonzales 95 36.515 -121.51
Green Valley Road 93,95 36.941 -121.767
Greenfield 87,90 36.341 -121.257
Healdsburg 90-92 38.662 -122.866
ITM, Mexicali 98 32.6214 -115.398
Kettleman Hills  *Note 95 36.0719 -120.088
King City 83,84 36.174 -121.117
King City Oasis 95 36.121 -121.084
Las Flores Canyon 89 34.4892 -120.047
Lemoore  *Note 63-66,68-71 36.333 -119.952
Lompoc 89 34.6378 -120.457
Long Beach 62-64 33.8177 -118.152
Los Angeles 84-89 33.9425 -118.408
Lovelock, Nevada 89-91 40.0664 -118.565
Mather AFB 52-57 38.5539 -121.298
McClellan AFB 52-57 38.6676 -121.401
McClellan AFB 92-96 38.6676 -121.401
Moss Landing 97 36.8053 -121.783
Needles 62-64 34.7662 -114.623
Nicolaus 93-97 38.871 -121.545
Oakland 56-64 37.7213 -122.221
Ontario 72 34.056 -117.601
Pittsburgh 94-97 38.0394 -121.894
Point Mugu 63,64,67,71 34.1203 -119.121
Red Bluff 84,85 40.1507 -122.252
Redding 87-89 40.509 -122.293
Reno, Nevada 87-91 39.4986 -119.768
Riverside 56,57 33.8806 -117.26
Roseville 99 38.7461 -121.265
Sacramento Executive 84-87,89 38.5125 -121.494
Salinas 55-64 36.6628 -121.606
Salinas North 95 36.717 -121.691
Salinas South 95 36.61 -121.529
San Benito 95 36.854 -121.362
San Diego, Lindbergh 84-89 32.7336 -117.19
San Diego, Miramar 55-62,64-71 32.8684 -117.143
San Francisco 84-89 37.619 -122.375
San Jose - CIMIS 92-96 37.326 -121.95
San Juan 89-91 36.905 -121.703
Santa Barbara 84-86 34.4262 -119.84
Santa Maria 56-63 34.8989 -120.457
Soledad 85,86 36.447 -121.364
Stockton  *Note 64,76 37.8943 -121.239
Sunnyvale 55-57,60-64 37.4152 -122.048
Thermal 52,53 33.6267 -116.16
Travis AFB 56 38.2627 -121.928
UABC, Mexicali 98 32.6292 -115.446
USDA Salinas 87,89,91 36.62 -121.545
Victorville 95 34.478 -117.261
Watsonville 93 36.886 -121.809
Zamora 92-93 38.808 -121.908
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