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Climate in the Shivwits Plateau Basin

The Shivwits Plateau Basin does not contain NOAA/NWS, Evaporation Pan, AZMET or SNOTEL/Snowcourse stations.  Figure 6.5-3 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 6.0.3.  A description of the climate data sources and methods is found in Volume 1, Appendix A.

SCAS Precipitation Data

  • See Figure 6.5-3
  • Average annual rainfall is as high as 20 inches along the central eastern basin boundary and as low as four inches at the Colorado River on the basin’s western boundary.

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Click to view Figure 6.5-3 Shivwits Plateau Basin Meteorological Stations and Annual Precipitation



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