Pacific Grove Sampling Station

Pacific Grove
36° 37.3′ N, 121° 54.2′ W
1919-39, 1941-75, 1977-present

Staff from Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station take daily temperature measurements from a beach on the north side of Point Cabrillo just north of their main laboratory buildings. Exposed to the northwest swell as it sweeps past Point Pinos, this location is representative of coastal conditions on the south side of Monterey Bay.

Please credit use of this data in publications, presentations, or proposals as follows:

Pacific Grove measurements collected by the Stanford University Hopkins Marine Station. Data provided by the Shore Stations Program sponsored at Scripps Institution of Oceanography by California State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways. Contact:

Pacific Grove Sampling Station


Verified time series are available in .TXT or .XLS format.

Surface data:
1919-39, 1941-75, 1977-present

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Pacific Grove Temperature (.xls)

Pacific Grove Temperature (.txt)

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