Santa Cruz County History - Weather & Pop. Stats.



Point Año Nuevo Lighthouse, 1876--1890

Precipitation at Point Año Nuevo Lighthouse, 1875--1890

[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. -- DS]

STATION: Point Año Nuevo Lighthouse ELEVATION: near sea level
YEAR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNL
1875 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.00 0.01 12.39 2.32 --
1876 7.41 4.67 4.14 0.61 0.30 0.00 0.06 0.00 0.00 1.92 0.10 0.00 19.21
1877 4.08 0.58 1.47 1.13 0.45 0.00 0.15 0.00 0.00 0.34 0.89 3.75 12.84
1878 9.07 10.46 4.85 1.76 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.49 2.37 0.34 1.13 30.47
1879 2.81 3.90 3.73 2.00 1.77 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.43 3.54 3.59 24.86
1880 1.81 2.06 1.72 8.77 0.85 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.16 1.11 0.30 13.20 22.16
1881 6.00 4.24 0.64 1.50 0.16 0.75 0.03 0.00 0.31 1.30 1.30 3.98 21.80
1882 2.21 2.16 5.75 1.85 0.20 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 1.53 2.04 2.11 18.35
1883 1.11 0.91 3.83 0.67 4.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.62 1.10 0.69 2.21 15.05
1884 2.91 4.64 7.28 5.28 0.22 2.42 0.00 0.00 0.31 1.55 0.51 8.79 33.91
YEAR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNL
1885 2.17 0.34 0.45 3.04 0.18 0.00 0.60 0.00 0.00 0.40 7.87 2.45 17.50
1886 5.16 1.88 1.61 4.15 0.18 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.45 0.75 1.95 17.13
1887 1.36 6.16 0.39 1.57 0.30 0.03 0.00 0.00 0.25 0.00 1.73 5.40 17.19
1888 7.22 0.84 4.72 0.08 0.98 0.30 0.00 0.00 0.05 0.00 4.55 4.25 22.99
1889 0.70 0.85 7.17 0.55 1.20 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 10.80 3.40 18.20 42.57
1890 9.05 2.10 2.25 1.00 1.30 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.77 16.47
AVE. 4.20 3.05 3.33 2.26 0.81 0.24 0.06 0.00 0.17 1.58 2.52 4.76 22.98
DIV. 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 16 15

Source: This chart is reproduced from an unpublished manuscript compiled by Ray Collett from Report on the Climate of California and Nevada, 1891, U.S. Signal Office.

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