Santa Cruz County History - Weather & Pop. Stats.



Santa Cruz City, 1878--1931

Precipitation in Santa Cruz City, 1878--1931

[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: 87 Garfield Street ELEVATION: 20 feet
YEAR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNL
1878 10.56 14.71 4.04 2.06 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.27 2.75 0.30 1.34 37.03
1879 4.79 4.42 3.64 2.14 1.41 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.06 3.76 2.50 23.77
1880 1.44 1.04 2.12 5.60 0.70 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.40 12.59 23.89
1881 9.38 3.28 1.74 2.26 0.00 0.99 0.00 0.00 0.39 1.64 0.96 5.58 26.22
1882 3.08 3.04 5.57 2.26 0.24 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.65 2.47 2.28 1.41 21.07
1883 3.57 0.76 3.65 1.63 3.18 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.54 1.42 0.95 1.07 16.79
1884 3.30 5.27 8.76 6.78 0.11 2.48 0.00 0.10 0.33 1.37 0.32 8.91 37.73
1885 2.11 0.41 0.47 2.43 0.05 0.00 0.08 0.00 0.07 0.10 10.25 2.90 18.87
1886 7.60 0.80 3.05 7.60 0.30 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.79 1.10 2.20 23.44
1887 1.01 9.62 0.53 1.90 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.42 0.42 1.21 4.58 19.71
1888 8.00 1.93 4.61 0.57 1.08 0.09 0.00 0.00 0.37 0.00 6.17 5.07 27.89
1889 0.99 1.37 6.76 0.84 1.78 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.50 2.64 20.38 44.26
1890 9.40 4.90 5.58 1.06 1.22 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.80 0.00 0.00 2.34 25.30
YEAR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNL
1891 0.77 10.68 1.35 2.57 0.60 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.70 0.45 0.58 8.10 25.90
1892 1.40 4.60 2.82 1.83 3.95 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.25 0.93 5.05 7.15 27.98
1893 5.30 4.25 9.95 1.65 0.36 -- 0.00 0.00 0.25 0.75 4.40 3.50 30.41
1894 7.02 8.60 1.64 0.66 2.36 0.72 0.01 -- 2.77 3.59 0.40 13.71 41.48
1895 9.11 4.07 3.08 2.02 1.15 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.18 0.49 1.89 2.15 24.14
1896 8.52 0.25 3.69 3.07 1.66 -- 0.05 0.73 0.35 1.88 6.79 4.87 31.86
1897 3.72 4.96 4.86 0.22 0.24 0.10 0.00 -- 0.17 1.49 0.54 2.13 18.43
1898 2.17 2.67 1.39 0.52 1.35 0.06 0.00 -- 2.21 0.40 0.86 2.24 13.87
1899 7.27 0.45 9.31 1.21 0.95 0.14 0.00 0.05 0.00 7.05 3.70 4.42 34.55
1900 5.49 0.99 3.58 2.21 0.94 -- -- -- 0.13 2.11 7.87 2.48 25.80
YEAR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNL
1901 4.30 5.91 0.94 2.01 0.52 -- -- 0.00 0.64 0.88 3.28 1.80 20.28
1902 2.31 14.74 3.23 1.83 0.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.10 2.74 2.23 29.82
1903 6.25 2.07 11.06 0.25 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.65 8.59 0.35 29.22
1904 1.85 5.45 8.35 3.14 0.02 -- 0.00 0.50 4.70 3.63 2.37 2.11 32.12
1905 6.95 4.65 5.15 2.30 3.47 0.05 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.50 2.09 27.18
1906 4.93 7.70 8.69 1.50 3.85 0.98 0.00 0.00 0.30 0.00 2.30 8.53 38.78
1907 8.22 4.10 10.85 0.10 0.35 1.10 0.00 -- 0.40 3.00 0.00 5.50 33.62
1908 6.55 4.85 2.35 0.40 0.42 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.25 1.41 2.04 3.95 22.22
1909 19.90 9.35 4.60 0.03 0.00 0.10 0.00 0.00 1.47 1.80 1.77 11.39 50.41
1910 5.15 2.62 6.50 0.50 0.00 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.04 1.21 0.70 1.80 18.57
YEAR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNL
1911 16.03 5.63 5.71 1.63 0.50 0.25 -- 0.00 0.00 0.85 1.10 3.71 35.41
1912 4.46 0.61 4.65 2.17 1.86 0.45 0.00 0.00 0.73 0.77 1.82 1.13 18.65
1913 5.57 0.37 2.05 0.58 0.82 0.25 0.35 0.04 0.00 0.00 5.78 9.23 25.04
1914 9.41 5.64 1.03 2.27 0.25 0.65 0.10 0.02 0.05 1.57 2.62 8.51 32.12
1915 10.05 10.23 2.17 1.63 5.55 0.00 0.10 0.00 0.02 0.02 0.55 4.45 34.69
1916 15.49 5.77 2.85 0.07 0.25 0.00 0.25 0.00 0.65 0.70 1.35 6.75 34.13
1917 2.72 4.60 1.20 0.75 0.20 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.10 0.00 1.25 1.55 12.37
1918 1.25 4.33 3.11 0.44 -- 0.00 0.00 0.05 6.60 0.46 4.20 2.40 22.84
1919 1.70 9.12 3.07 0.04 0.07 0.00 0.00 -- 0.60 0.25 1.10 6.18 22.13
1920 2.90 2.00 5.57 1.95 0.00 0.30 0.00 0.10 0.10 2.88 5.92 7.47 29.19
YEAR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNL
1921 5.82 3.30 1.65 0.80 1.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.60 0.50 1.60 10.10 25.72
1922 3.95 6.35 4.15 0.78 0.70 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.02 3.25 8.70 29.90
1923 4.45 1.85 0.00 6.60 0.00 0.60 0.00 0.00 0.65 0.25 0.50 2.35 17.25
1924 3.15 1.10 2.55 0.30 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.45 2.95 3.95 16.45
1925 2.65 7.80 2.85 2.55 5.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 0.50 2.20 2.10 26.15
1926 6.35 8.37 0.25 5.60 0.30 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.20 6.25 1.30 29.62
1927 4.75 10.45 2.75 2.10 0.00 0.35 0.00 0.90 0.10 2.50 3.20 5.30 31.50
1928 1.85 3.30 5.30 0.30 0.25 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.80 5.15 19.95
1929 1.05 1.90 1.65 1.95 0.00 1.75 0.00 0.00 0.35 0.00 0.00 3.20 11.85
1930 6.32 5.85 4.70 0.75 0.30 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.75 0.25 2.50 0.30 21.72
1931 3.90 1.60 1.80 0.45 1.10 0.50 0.03 0.02 0.00 -- -- -- --
AVE. 5.49 4.72 3.94 1.83 0.95 0.23 0.02 0.03 0.58 1.37 2.65 4.82 26.63
DIV. 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 53 53 53 sum

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

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