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Climate in the Bonita Creek Basin

The Bonita Creek Basin does not contain any NOAA/NWS Co-op Network, Evaporation Pan, AZMET or SNOTEL/Snowcourse stations.  Figure 3.2-3 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 here.  For a link to the climate data source web page click its header.

SCAS Precipitation Data

  • See Figure 3.2-3
  • Average annual precipitation is as high as 24 inches along the Nantac Rim in the northeastern part of the basin and as low as 10 inches at the southern tip of the basin where the Gila Mountains meet the San Simon Valley.

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Meteorological Stations and Annual Precipitation

 

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