Saturday, October 20, 2018

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 Site
Longest period with no precipitation:
2014 =   25 days
2015 =   34 days
2016 =   29 days
2017 = 103 days.
2018 =   31 days. Last at 10 days.

* = Value may be adjusted.

Check the Monthly Page link above
for August for the latest data.

October Precipitation.
4/19 = 21.1%
Precip. 0.55
Max. Precip. in 24 Hrs. = .31
5 consecutive days w/o 
precip/swe this month.

WA-OK-5 - 2018
82/292 = 27.4%
Precip. 10.94 + SWE of 1.24 = 12.18
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. = .09
12 consecutive days w/o precip/swe max.
2018 snowfall: 11.80 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.

CoCoRaHS 2018-19 /Precip. Year 2019 (Oct.-Sept.)
4/19 = 21.1 %
Precip. 0.55 + SWE of 0.00 = 0.55
Max. Precip. in a 30 Min. period = .00
Max. Precip in a 1 hour period = .08
Max. Precip. in a 24 Hr. period = .14
Max. 5 days in a row w/o precipitation. 
Max. SWE in a 24 Hr. period = .00 inches.
Total snowfall = 0.00 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
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 = 20.55 inches.


July - August  2018 = .31 inches  TBU
                    for  5/62 days or      8.1%.
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 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

WSU-AWN WINDRUN: 
Oct.:           High  203.4 - Low   24.4 Avg. =   93.9
Year 2018: High  328.9 Low     2.5 Avg. =   95.6
Year 2017: High: 244.5 - Low:     .7 Avg.  =  62.8
Year 2016: High: 249.4 - Low    9.9  Avg. =   89.5
Year 2015: High: 375.2 Low: 20.8  Avg. = 101.4
Year 2014: High: 354.1 - Low: 16.2. Avg. = 104.3
Year 2013: High: 259.2 - Low: 21.6. Avg. =   98.3
Year 2012: High: 231.7 - Low: 18.9. Avg. =   97.9
Year 2011: High: 286.3 - Low: 38.0. Avg. = 105.5

October: Thunder, lightning , wind & rain! Colder, too!
September: Some smoke + a bit of precip.
August: Continued HOT, DRY & SMOKEY.
               Only .03 of precip.
July: Only .28 of precip.
June: Max. precip in 1 day = .53.
           30 minutes = .38.
May: Dry & hot. Record Flood levels!
March: Ice melted on the lake (again) 3/17/18.
February: 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 =    0.00  inches
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, October 4, 2018


Stormy weather early October, 2018.