2012 NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS  
          COOPERATIVE OBSERVER PRECIPITATION
 
          (see bottom tables for snowfall)
          * The highest reported amount for the month indicated in BLUElowest amount in RED.

According to 30-year data from NCDC 1981-2010, normal annual precipitation across this six-county area generally ranges from 24-27 inches, with the highest amounts favoring the eastern counties of Jewell and Mitchell. Due to the serious drought situation that plagued much of 2012, most locations in the precipitation table below only realized between 50-80% of normal precipitation for the year.
 

Station
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2012
Alton 2SW
0.06
1.26 2.09 1.85 0.12 1.09 2.05 1.76 1.44 1.07 0.04 1.02
13.85
Beloit
0.12
1.79 1.80 6.92 0.70 2.34 1.32 3.59 1.83 2.27 0.12 0.78
23.58
Burr Oak 1N
0.38
1.42 1.52 4.29 0.36 4.21 0.91 1.98 0.62 3.16 0.06 1.13
20.04
Cawker City
0.08
1.24 1.93 4.02 0.09 1.94 1.10 3.00 3.60 2.23 Trace 0.50
19.73
Covert Rural
0.05
1.17 2.16 2.33 0.48 1.34 0.92 2.54 2.44 1.18 Trace 0.72
15.33
Damar
Trace
0.79 1.35 3.01 0.14 1.19 1.20 2.63 1.39 0.95 0.00 1.00
13.65
Glen Elder Dam
0.14
1.03 1.99 5.77 0.18 2.29 1.20 3.06 1.38 2.22 0.00 0.73
19.99
Hunter
0.13
0.97 1.75
3.53
0.48 1.61 0.27 4.15 2.21 1.21 Trace 0.50
16.81
Ionia 0.17 1.17 2.27 4.37 0.69 3.05 3.80 2.39 1.00 1.90 0.03 1.10
21.94
Jewell
0.26
2.39 1.92
6.25
0.63 2.43 5.15 3.40 2.51 2.10 Trace 0.80
27.84
Kirwin Dam
Trace
1.01 1.87
2.49
0.18 0.93 1.03 2.20 0.84 0.76 Trace MSG
MSG
Lebanon
0.28
1.24 1.64
3.36
0.31 1.79 2.37 2.89 0.99 2.91 0.51 0.96
19.25
Logan
0.11
0.94 1.11
3.56
0.13 1.61 1.40 1.11 1.18 1.00 0.00 0.89
13.04
Long Island 1 N
0.06
1.50 0.99
2.04
0.43 0.74 1.85 0.56 0.36 0.60 0.00 0.94
10.07
Mankato
0.28
1.72 1.91
4.99
0.53 3.59 2.19 2.05 2.23 1.94 0.05 1.03
22.51
Natoma
0.07
1.31 1.71
2.72
0.01 1.71 2.38 2.90 1.55 1.20 0.01 0.72
16.29
Palco
0.00
0.91 1.75
2.51
0.10 1.92 1.81 3.26 1.22 0.97 0.00 0.98
15.43
Phillipsburg
MSG MSG MSG MSG MSG MSG MSG 1.74 1.23 1.01 0.01 1.14
MSG
Plainville 4 WNW
0.03
1.26 1.97
4.05
0.31 1.53 1.89 3.93 2.01 1.04 0.00 1.01
19.03
Smith Center
0.13
1.31 1.28
2.78
0.14 1.61 1.00 2.75 0.41 1.14 0.36 1.11
14.02
Webster Dam
0.13
1.05 1.42
3.20
0.19 1.24 1.84 4.59 1.31 0.51 Trace 0.97
16.45

 

WINTER 2011-2012 NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS
COOPERATIVE OBSERVER SNOWFALL
* The highest reported amount for the month indicated in BLUE, lowest amount in RED.
  

Station
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Season
Alton 2SW
0.0
0.0 1.5 7.0 Trace 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
11.5
Beloit
0.0
0.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
4.0
Burr Oak 1N
0.0
0.0 0.5 5.2 1.6 3.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
11.0
Cawker City
0.0
0.0 1.0 1.5 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
3.2
Covert Rural
0.0
0.0 0.0 9.0 Trace 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
11.5
Damar
0.0
0.0 Trace 4.0 Trace 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
8.0
Glen Elder Dam
0.0
0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 MSG 0.0 0.0 0.0
MSG
Hunter
0.0
0.0
Trace
6.0 0.5 Trace 0.0 0.0 0.0
6.5
Ionia
0.0
0.0
0.5
4.0 0.4 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
5.8
Jewell
0.0
0.0
0.3
4.2 3.3 3.8 0.0 0.0 0.0
11.6
Kirwin Dam
0.0
0.0
0.0
3.0 MSG MSG 0.0 0.0 0.0
MSG
Lebanon
0.0
0.0
1.0
4.6 0.5 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
10.1
Logan
0.0
0.0
0.5
3.0 Trace 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
6.0
Long Island 1 N
0.0
0.0
Trace
6.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15.0
Mankato
0.0
0.0
Trace
4.5 3.5 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
11.0
Natoma
0.0
0.0
1.0
9.0 Trace 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
12.0
Palco
0.0
0.0
2.0
9.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
15.5
Plainville 4 WNW
0.0
0.0
1.0
6.8 0.3 5.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
13.3
Smith Center
0.0
0.0
0.6
3.7 Trace 4.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
8.9
Webster Dam
0.0
0.0
Trace
4.5 0.0 4.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
8.6

 

WINTER 2012-2013 NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS  
COOPERATIVE OBSERVER SNOWFALL 
* The highest reported amount for the month indicated in BLUE, lowest amount in RED.
 

Station
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Season
Alton 2SW
0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 8.0 13.0 5.8 1.5 0.0 31.3
Beloit
0.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 7.0 9.0 7.0 2.0 0.0 29.0
Burr Oak 1N
0.0 0.0 0.0 4.2 9.5 10.6 11.6 1.0 Trace 36.9
Cawker City
0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 9.5 11.5 8.5 0.5 0.0 33.0
Covert Rural
0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 13.5 18.0 9.5 4.0 Trace 48.0
Damar
0.0 Trace 0.0 5.0 MSG MSG MSG MSG MSG MSG
Glen Elder Dam
0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 7.5 9.0 5.0 2.0 0.0 25.5
Hunter
0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 11.0 8.0 8.0 1.0 0.0 30.0
Ionia
0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 6.5 8.6 10.1 Trace Trace 28.2
Jewell
0.0 0.0 0.0 3.5 11.3 9.8 10.1 1.5 0.0
36.2
Kirwin Dam
0.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 7.0 18.6 1.5 2.0 0.0 33.1
Lebanon
0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 8.6 13.0 7.1 1.5 0.0 33.2
Logan
0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 7.0 13.0 5.5 2.0 Trace 30.5
Long Island 1 N
0.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 7.0 19.0 6.0 2.0 1.0
39.0
Mankato
0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 9.0 15.0 10.0 2.0 0.0 39.0
Natoma
0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 10.0 18.5 7.0 6.5 Trace 45.0
Palco
0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 MSG MSG MSG MSG MSG MSG
Phillipsburg 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.0 9.0 18.0 8.8 1.8 0.0 42.6
Plainville 4 WNW
0.0 0.5 0.0 3.7 8.7 12.5 5.5 6.3 0.5 37.7
Smith Center
0.0 0.0 0.0 5.2 7.6 16.4 10.0 0.8 Trace 40.0
Webster Dam
0.0 0.0 0.0 2.1 8.7 14.0 1.2 3.4 0.0 29.4

                                        ( ) Partial month total due to some missing data

                                         MSG...Missing due to no data available for month

  (*Please Note: All climate data presented here are preliminary and have not undergone final quality control by the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Therefore, these data are subject to revision. Final and certified climate data can be accessed at: WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV

                                        

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