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Climate in the Ranegras Plain Basin

The Ranegras Plain Basin does not contain NOAA/NWS, Evaporation Pan, AZMET or SNOTEL/Snowcourse stations.  Figure 7.7-3 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 the climate data sources and methods is found in Volume 1, Appendix A.

SCAS Precipitation Data

  • Refer to Figure 7.7-3
  • Average annual rainfall is as high as 14 inches along the eastern basin boundary north of Vicksburg and as low as four inches in the north central portion of the basin.

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Figure 7.7-3 Ranegras Plain Basin Meteorological Stations and Annual Precipitation


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