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Climate in the Meadview Basin

Climate data from a NOAA/NWS Co-op Network station are complied in Table 4.7-1 and the location is shown on Figure 4.7-3.  Figure 4.7-3 also shows precipitation data from the Spatial Climate Analysis Service (SCAS) at Oregon State University. The Meadview Basin does not contain Evaporation Pan, AZMET and SNOTEL/Snowcourse stations.  More detailed information on climate in the planning area is found in Section 4.0.3.  A description of the climate data sources and methods is found in Volume 1, Appendix A.

NOAA/NWS Coop Network

  • Refer to Table 4.7-1A
  • There is one NOAA/NWS Co-op network climate station in the basin at Pierce Ferry 14 SSW.  The average monthly maximum temperature occurs in July and is 83.1°F and average minimum temperature  occurs in January and is 40.0°F.
  • Highest average seasonal rainfall occurs in the winter (January - March).  For the period of record used, the highest annual rainfall is 10.87 inches. 

SCAS Precipitation Data

  • See Figure 4.7-3
  • Other precipitation data shows rainfall as high as 12 inches in the southern portion of the basin and as low as four inches in the northern portion of the basin.
  • This basin is one of three basins in the planning area with a range of eight inches between areas of highest and lowest average annual precipitation, the lowest in the planning area.

Click to view Table 4.7-1

Click to view Table 4.7-1 Climate Data for the Meadview Basin

Click to view Figure 4.7-3

Click for Figure 4.7-3 Meadview Basin Meteorologic Stations and Annual Precipitation


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