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Silverton Snow Report-1MAR09

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  • Charles Thorn
    Hardrockers, February s Silverton snowfall was pretty wimpy - see below. Let s see what happens in March. You can see a Mineral Creek SNOTEL station graphic
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 5, 2009
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      Hardrockers,

      February's Silverton snowfall was pretty wimpy - see below. Let's see what
      happens in March.

      You can see a Mineral Creek SNOTEL station graphic at:
      http://tinyurl.com/62a4z <http://tinyurl.com/62a4zo> A lot more SNOTEL data
      can be found at: http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/snotel/snoareas.html

      The climate models continue to forecast seriously warmer than average
      temperatures and average to dryer than average precipitation for the San
      Juan Mountains this spring.

      Unofficial Seasonal Snowfall in Inches
      Silverton, CO, Elevation 9320
      Year Dec1 Jan1 Feb1 Mar1 Apr1 May1 Jun1
      91-92 51.75 66.25 76.25 91.25 124.75 131.25 131.25
      92-93 39.5 64 140 228 249 265
      272.5
      93-94 22 34 44.5 80 89 128.5
      130.5
      94-95 71 85.5 115 147 207.5 224
      242.5
      95-96 21 34 77 105.5 121 133 133
      96-97 48.5 78 132.5 153 160 178 179
      97-98 30 49 71.5 84.5 125 144.5 150
      98-99 46.1 62 89.6 102.4 114.2 159 190.4
      99-00 3.0 18.1 42.5 83.2 152.4 165.5 165.5
      00-01 32.8 51.5 79.4 114.0 137.3 169.3 184.6
      01-02 20.4 42.5 48.2 66.4 72.5 75.7 75.7
      02-03 46.7 65.2 86.4 110.6 128.6 138.9 142.7
      03-04 31 60 95.9 140.9 154.6 183.2 185.6
      04-05 34.7 45.3 114.9 153.6 177.6 194.7 196.2
      05-06 17.7 30.6 41.6 65.5 114.4 missing
      missing
      06-07 51.9 71.5 84.9 107.5 123.1 147.8 162.4
      07-08 17.7 78.2 166.9 209.3 221 232.8 246
      08-09 28.8 86.9 106.3 120.8
      Past years'
      averages = 34.5 55 88.7 120.2 145.4 166.9 174.2

      Charlie Thorn
      thorncha@...


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