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