Alamosa

Record Precipitation Data

HIGHEST ANNUAL PRECIP              LOWEST ANNUAL PRECIP
            1.  11.55  1969                    1.  3.40  1956
            2.  11.19  1990                    2.  4.05  1945
            3.  11.04  1938                    3.  4.09  1951
            4.  10.86  1967                    4.  4.12  1950
            5.  10.74  1941                    5.  4.16  1955
            6.  10.19  1961                    6.  4.37  1989
            7.  10.18  2013                    7.  4.42  2002
            8.   9.89  1993                    8.  4.43  1934
            9.   9.87  2001                    9.  4.60  2011
            10.   9.84  1965                   10.  4.74  1962.
ANNUAL PRECIP 30 YEAR AVERAGE = 7.22
ANNUAL PRECIP ALL TIME AVERAGE = 7.11
DECADES
1930's 1940's 1950's 1960's MAX: 11.04 1938 10.74 1941 9.55 1959 11.55 1969 MIN: 4.43 1934 3.81 1945 3.40 1956 4.74 1962 AVG: 7.36 6.79 5.88 7.97 .
1970's 1980's 1990's 2000's MAX: 8.77 1971 9.80 1985 11.19 1990 9.98 2001 MIN: 6.21 1976 4.37 1989 5.42 1996 4.42 2002 AVG: 7.37 6.88 7.88 7.07 .
RECORD ONE-DAY PRECIP                HIGHEST ONE-MONTH PRECIP
            1.  1.77  Sep 30 1959                   1.  5.40   Aug 1993
            2.  1.56  Jul 18 1971                   2.  3.68   Aug 1936
            3.  1.55  Jul 28 1939                   3.  3.50   Jul 1968
            4.  1.49  Jul 19 2007                   4.  3.28   Aug 1967
            5.  1.45  Apr 15 1938                   5.  3.22   Aug 2001
            6.  1.40  Jun  9 1943                   6.  3.08   Aug 1999
            7.  1.38  Aug  5 1936                   7.  3.06   Apr 1942
            8.  1.31  Aug 27 1993                   8.  2.98   Sep 2013
            9.  1.24  Sep  3 1938                   9.  2.97   May 1935
             10.  1.22  Apr 20 1952                  10.  2.94   Jul 2006 .
            
            GREATEST AMOUNT IN 24 HOURS: 1.82   Sep 29-30 1959
HIGHEST PRECIP FOR MONTHS






Jan Feb Mar Apr 1. 1.09 2005 1. 1.42 1963 1. 1.62 1992 1. 3.06 1942 2. .81 1939 2. 1.04 1997 2. 1.42 1973 2. 1.82 1938 3. .75 1979 3. 1.02 2004 3. 1.16 1962 3. 1.72 1990 May Jun Jul Aug 1. 2.97 1935 1. 2.58 1969 1. 3.50 1968 1. 5.40 1993 2. 1.85 1973 2. 1.95 1933 2. 2.94 2006 2. 3.68 1936 3. 1.78 1994 3. 1.77 1965 3. 2.75 2001 3. 3.28 1967 Sep Oct Nov Dec 1. 2.98 2013 1. 2.37 1969 1. 1.63 2013 1. 1.52 1964 2. 2.62 1938 2. 2.16 1972 2. 1.23 1991 2. 1.27 1943 3. 2.14 1941 3. 2.02 1985 3. 1.21 1957 3. 1.20 1967
 
LOWEST PRECIP FOR MONTHS
.                  Jan                Feb                Mar                Apr
            1.   T   1981      1.   T  (19)46,       1.   T   1955      1.   T   1972
            .        1998               54,99        2.  .02  2011      2.  .01  1981
            2.  .01  1935      2.  .01 (19)96, 46    3.  .03  1934      3.  .02  1943
            2003      3.  .02  2006                  1971 .
            3.  .03  1950                                                   .
1951                            . .
1946 .


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May Jun Jul Aug 1. .00 1942 1. T (19)46,80 1. .02 1994 1. .11 1944 2. .01 1975 2011 2. .03 1987 2. .21 1980 . 1998 2. .02 2002 3. .14 2011 3. .22 1962 2004 3. .03 (19)44, . 3. .03 1951 51,54 . 1996 .
Sep Oct Nov Dec 1. T 1953 1. .00 1934 1. .00 1936 1. T (19)35, . 1956 1995 2. T (19)32, 49,56, 2. .01 1957 2. T 1964 42,49, 80,96 3. .03 1966 1983 50,89,99 2. .01 1957 . 3. .01 1992 3. .01 (19)45, 3. .02 1958, 1946 . 67,80
Number of days with more than a trace of precipitation... 5221
Climatological chance for measurable precipitation....... 17%
**Days through June 30, 2014 - based on 30005 days.
Precip records are in inches;
April 1, 1932 to present

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