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Climate in the Tiger Wash Basin

The Tiger Wash Basin does not contain NOAA/NWS, Evaporation Pan, AZMET or SNOTEL/Snowcourse stations.  Figure 7.9-3 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 7.9-3
  • Average annual rainfall is as high as 18 inches along the northwestern tip of the basin and as low as eight inches in the southwestern portion of the basin.

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Figure 7.9-3 Tiger Wash Basin Meteorological Stations and Annual Precipitation


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