Santa Cruz County History - Weather & Pop. Stats.



Laurel, 1889--1918

Precipitation at Laurel, SPRR, 1889-1918

[Measurement units are not given in the original. Based on comparison with reports published in newspapers of the general time period, we assume the measurements are in inches. The abbreviation SPRR is also not defined. Based on the known existence of a station, we assume it refers to the Southern Pacific Railroad. -- DS]

STATION: Laurel, SPRR ELEVATION: 910 feet
YEAR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNL
1889 1.62 1.50 17.77 1.39 4.44 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 20.48 6.18 31.79 85.17
1890 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1891 1.22 28.95 7.94 2.85 0.95 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.70 0.55 0.99 8.44 52.59
1892 2.96 7.30 6.66 1.71 3.93 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.29 1.00 9.60 22.66 56.11
1893 8.95 8.36 12.54 2.48 0.58 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.63 0.35 3.27 2.61 39.77
1894 10.80 11.33 1.73 1.86 4.26 0.83 0.04 0.00 0.00 4.84 1.68 24.91 62.28
1895 e10.11 3.30 5.59 3.40 2.05 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.32 0.71 2.25 4.24 31.97
1896 26.08 0.23 5.64 8.23 1.74 0.00 0.11 0.64 0.42 2.14 12.13 9.95 67.31
1897 3.70 11.75 8.09 0.88 0.82 0.58 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.49 1.40 3.33 34.04
1898 1.57 9.10 1.48 0.61 3.04 0.82 0.00 0.00 2.37 1.28 0.30 1.39 21.96
1899 15.59 0.60 24.69 1.45 0.88 2.19 0.00 0.00 0.00 10.00 7.97 5.16 68.53
YEAR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNL
1900 10.64 0.65 5.33 3.66 2.39 -- 0.00 0.00 0.79 4.41 13.77 1.72 43.36
1901 11.35 10.94 1.23 7.09 2.08 0.03 0.00 0.00 1.84 2.08 6.42 1.30 44.36
1902 2.64 25.35 6.90 3.82 1.55 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.90 6.69 3.61 55.46
1903 10.56 4.67 14.29 3.08 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.60 12.70 1.17 48.07
1904 2.66 16.64 19.57 4.50 0.00 0.05 0.00 0.42 8.13 6.15 2.50 4.25 64.87
1905 6.55 10.00 8.70 2.55 4.25 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.70 2.25 38.00
1906 25.12 9.68 15.45 1.97 6.59 0.93 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.00 3.70 15.60 79.06
1907 15.70 5.00 21.40 0.60 0.50 1.35 0.00 0.00 0.60 2.40 0.00 10.30 57.85
1908 6.80 8.75 2.95 0.55 0.70 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.20 0.70 3.10 6.00 29.75
1909 37.80 14.30 7.45 0.00 0.00 0.17 0.00 0.00 0.85 1.40 2.00 11.60 75.57
YEAR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNL
1910 9.75 3.50 8.20 1.00 0.00 -- 0.00 0.00 0.19 1.60 1.70 0.75 29.69
1911 34.15 5.35 15.60 5.20 0.95 0.15 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.35 1.05 4.00 68.80
1912 7.10 0.50 6.55 4.65 2.80 0.55 0.00 0.00 2.60 0.50 1.80 1.80 28.85
1913 12.30 0.45 3.65 0.85 1.50 0.20 0.38 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.82 16.62 44.77
1914 34.00 10.17 1.11 2.34 0.98 0.82 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.98 0.58 11.34 63.32
1915 10.96 17.94 4.12 2.06 7.43 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.10 14.62 58.23
1916 27.72 6.37 4.01 0.00 0.33 0.00 0.18 0.00 0.52 1.20 0.78 15.71 56.82
1917 2.71 18.86 1.97 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.92 2.35 27.81
1918 0.80 7.91 7.14 0.10 0.10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
AVE. 12.13 8.95 8.54 2.41 1.89 0.30 0.03 0.04 0.73 2.72 4.18 8.66 50.58

e=Estimated

Source: This chart is reproduced from an unpublished manuscript compiled by Ray Collett from published records, USWB

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