Thursday, January 17, 2019

Weather & Climate Data


CoCoRaHS weather data for WA-OK-5
for Oroville, WA at 950 feet.
Readings are usually taken at 6:00 a.m.
(Month Data page link above is updated daily.)

INFO: Weather data is observed and collected on
a "weather" year starting on October 1st thru
September 30th. This is the 2018 CoCoRaHS
Weather Year.

WSU - Ag Weather Network -
East Oroville Station
Longest period with no precipitation:
2014 =   25 days
2015 =   34 days
2016 =   29 days
2017 = 103 days.
2018 =   31 days.
2019 =     5 days - Currently at day 7.

* = Value may be adjusted.

Data is updated daily -
see January month page above.

Jasnuary Precipitation
Precip/SWE. = 0.13
Precip./SWE = .05+ .08 = .13
Max of 7 consecutive days w/o precip/swe.

WA-OK-5 - 2019
22/16 = 12.5%. (See Monthly page above.)
Precip./SWE = .05+ .08 = .13
Max. Precip. in 1 hour = N/A
Max. Precip. in 24 Hrs. = .05
Max. SWE in 24 Hrs. = .05
Max of 7 consecutive days w/o precip/swe.
2019 snowfall: 2.0 inches.


WA-OK-5 - 2018
105/365 = 28.8%
Precip. 12.70 + SWE of 2.05= 14.75
Max. Precip. in a 30 Min. period = .38
Max. Precip. in 1 hour = .36
Max. Precip. in 24 Hrs. = .87
Max. SWE in 24 Hrs. = .32
Max of 12 consecutive days w/o precip/swe.
2018 snowfall: 21.8 inches.

WA-OK-5 - 2017
106/365 = 29.0%
Precip. of 12.30  & SWE of 2.24 = 14.54
Snowfall = 24.65 inches.

WA-OK-5 - 2016
118/366 = 39.5%
Precip. & SWE = 13.50 + 1.25 = 14.75
The 3rd wettest year in the past 17.


July - Sept.  2018 = .47 inches
                    for  12/92 days or  13.0%.

July - Sept.  2017 =   .11 inches
                    for   5/92 days or    5.4%.
July - Sept.  2016 = 1.42 inches
                    for 15/92 days or 16.3%.

CoCoRaHS 2018-19 /Precip. Year 2019 (Oct.-Sept.)
29/108 = 26.9%.
Precip. 2.21 + SWE of 0.91 = 3.12
Max. Precip in a 1 hour period = .08
Max. Precip. in a 24 Hr. period = .40
Max. 15 days in a row w/o precipitation. 
Max. SWE in a 24 Hr. period = .32
Total snowfall = 9.0 inches.

CoCoRaHS 2017-18 /Precip. Year 2018 (Oct.-Sept.)
109/365 = 29.9% Precipitation/SWE.
Precip. of 13.73 + SWE of 2.06 = 15.79  TBC
Max. Precip. in a 30 Min. period = .38
Max. Precip in a 1 hour period = .36
Max. Precip. in a 24 Hr. period = .87
Max. 12 days in a row w/o precipitation. 
Max. SWE in a 24 Hr. period = .33 inches.
Total snowfall = 23.85 inches.

CoCoRaHs 2016-17 /Precip. Year 2017 (Oct.-Sept.)
Yearly; 13.72 + SWE of 1.79 = 15.51
118/365 = 32.3%  Precipitation/SWE.

CoCoRaHS 2015-16 /Precip Year 2016 (Oct.-Sept.)
Yearly: 13.49 + 1.89 = 15.38
109/366 = 29.8%  Precipitation/SWE.

CoCoRaHS 2014-15 /Precip Year 2015 (Oct.-Sept.)
Yearly: 10.32 + 2.09 = 12.41
88/365 = 24.1% Precipitation/SWE.
                 
CoCoRaHs 2013-14 /Precip Year 2014 (Oct.-Sept.)
Yearly: 8.30 + 21.27 = 9.57

January:  Light snow and rain so far this month.     
December.   Ice tried to form on lake surface.
May 2018: Dry & hot. Record Flood levels!
March 2018: Ice melted on the lake (again) 3/17/18.
February 2018: Ice melted on the lake on 2/9/18 &
                          reformed 2/19/18.
March 2017: Ice melted on the lake on 3/25/17.

Snowfall:
Regular snowfall readings are taken from
October 1st through March 31st.

2018-19 =    9.00  inches and counting.
2017-18 =  20.55  inches.
2016-17 =  26.1    inches.
2015-16 = 19.2     inches
2014-15 =   9.9     inches.
(For more data - see Precipitation Page above.)

Thursday, January 3, 2019


Snow in Canada from Oroville, WA