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Climate in the Aravaipa Canyon Basin

The Aravaipa Canyon Basin does not contain any NOAA/NWS Co-op Network, Evaporation Pan, AZMET or SNOTEL/ Snowcourse stations.  Figure 3.1-3 also 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 3.0.3.   A description of climate data sources and methods can be found in Volume 1, Appendix A.  For a link to the climate data source click its header.

SCAS Precipitation Data

  • Average annual precipitation is as high as 28 inches in the Galiuro Mountains in the southwestern portion of the basin and as low as 14 inches in the Aravaipa Canyon area in the northwestern portion of the basin.

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Click to view Figure 3.1-3 Aravaipa Canyon Basin Meteorological Stations and Annual Precipitation

 

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