Illinois Climate Network: Station Metadata: Monmouth
The Monmouth station is located in Warren County on the University of Illinois Northwestern Illinois Agricultural Research and Demonstration Center. The research center is 5.5 km (3.4 mi) east of U.S. 67 on County Road 2100N. The instrument tower is located 1,000 m southwest of the main buildings of the research center in a field plot area. A field is located west and north of the tower within 5 m. The roughness of the field changes between seasons and years, although the only crops grown in the field are corn or soybeans. A group of mature deciduous trees is located 1,000 m north of the weather tower. The main farm buildings and deciduous trees surrounding the buildings are 490 m northeast of the tower. Mature deciduous trees are also located 300 m east, 500 m southeast, and 1,000 m south of the tower. Farmsteads are located at distances of 1,500 m southwest, 750 m west-northwest, and 500 m northwest of the weather tower. Two solitary, mature deciduous trees are also located 350 m northwest of the instrument tower. The general terrain surrounding the tower is flat to the southwest, west, northwest, north, and northeast. From the northeast and continuing clockwise through the south, the terrain is rolling.
Latitude: 40.93333333 Longitude: -90.72361111 Altitude: 229 m
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