The Winter So Far in Star Valley Ranch-Jan 24

The Winter So Far in Star Valley Ranch-Jan 24

The 24th of January is typically  the middle of winter and a good time to see how the snow season is going.  At Star Valley Ranch will use the  observation taken that has a complete record for the past 5 years.  The site is located on Vista Drive near the national forest boundary at 6400 feet elevation.

 

Snow Stake Star Valley Ranch

 

Following are the observations on January 24 for the past 5 years at Star Valley Ranch. The water year begins on Oct. 1st.

 

Year                       Snow Depth(in)            Season Snow Total(in)     Precipitation Total(in)

 2021                           22                                         83                                    6.49

2020                            25                                       121                                    8.49

2019                             29                                      106                                    9.87

2018                             15                                        89                                    9.62

2017                             40                                      155                                   16.40

The current year appears to be  lower than normal with only about half the amount that was observed in 2017

 


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