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Climate in the Butler Valley Basin

The Butler Valley Basin does not contain NOAA/NWS, Evaporation Pan, AZMET or SNOTEL/Snowcourse stations.  Figure 7.1-3 shows precipitation contour data from the Spatial Climate Analysis Service (SCAS) at Oregon State University.  More detailed information on climate in the planning area is found in Section 7.0.3.  A description of climate data sources and methods is found in Volume 1, Appendix A.

SCAS Precipitation Data

  • Refer to Figure 7.1-3
  • Average annual rainfall is as high as 18 inches along the central eastern basin boundary and as low as six inches in the central western portion of the basin.


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Figure 7.1-3 Butler Valley Basin Meteorological Stations and Annual Precipitation

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