CANYONLANDS THE NEEDLE, UTAH

Period of Record General Climate Summary - Precipitation

Station:(421168) CANYONLANDS THE NEEDLE
From Year=1965 To Year=2012
Precipitation Total Snowfall
Mean High Year Low Year 1 Day Max. >=
0.01 in.
>=
0.10 in.
>=
0.50 in.
>=
1.00 in.
Mean High Year
in. in. - in. - in. dd/yyyy
or
yyyymmdd
# Days # Days # Days # Days in. in. -
January 0.53 1.90 2008 0.00 1972 1.50 07/2008 4 2 0 0 3.5 19.8 1979
February 0.43 1.34 2003 0.00 1968 0.78 08/1966 4 2 0 0 2.4 13.0 1986
March 0.71 2.59 1985 0.00 2011 1.10 29/1985 6 2 0 0 2.6 24.0 1985
April 0.67 2.69 2004 0.00 1967 0.83 24/1988 4 2 0 0 0.5 9.5 1975
May 0.56 2.61 1995 0.00 1970 1.30 28/1996 4 2 0 0 0.0 0.0 1966
June 0.36 2.03 1969 0.00 1971 0.72 17/1969 3 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 1966
July 0.83 2.27 1981 0.05 1994 0.98 24/1977 5 3 0 0 0.0 0.0 1965
August 1.07 3.03 1968 0.00 1985 1.10 08/1968 6 3 1 0 0.0 0.0 1965
September 0.87 2.42 2002 0.00 1992 1.56 17/1999 5 3 0 0 0.0 0.0 1965
October 1.09 4.43 1972 0.01 1999 1.12 11/1986 5 3 1 0 0.2 3.0 1986
November 0.66 1.58 1987 0.00 1993 0.87 09/1998 4 2 0 0 1.5 12.2 1979
December 0.55 1.59 1966 0.00 1970 0.86 27/1966 4 2 0 0 3.8 13.0 1966
Annual 8.35 11.19 1969 4.25 1989 1.56 19990917 55 26 3 0 14.5 39.3 1975
Winter 1.51 4.15 2008 0.34 1971 1.50 20080107 12 6 0 0 9.7 24.5 1987
Spring 1.95 5.90 1995 0.36 1972 1.30 19960528 14 6 1 0 3.1 24.0 1985
Summer 2.27 5.54 1984 0.23 1978 1.10 19680808 14 6 1 0 0.0 0.0 1966
Fall 2.62 6.11 2006 0.26 1989 1.56 19990917 15 7 1 0 1.7 12.2 1979
Table updated on Oct 31, 2012
For monthly and annual means, thresholds, and sums:
Months with 5 or more missing days are not considered
Years with 1 or more missing months are not considered
Seasons are climatological not calendar seasons
Winter = Dec., Jan., and Feb. Spring = Mar., Apr., and May
Summer = Jun., Jul., and Aug. Fall = Sep., Oct., and Nov.


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