Rainfall

Monthly Rainfall at the Soltis Center, Costa Rica

Location:  The Soltis Center for Research and Education is located on the Caribbean side of the Monteverde-Arenal mountain range.  Geographical coordinates are N 10o23’13” - W 84o37’33”, at an altitude of 456 masl.
Data recorded:  Rainfall is recorded manually with a pluviometer of 15.24 cm of diameter, and water collected in bucket at 00:06 and 18:00 hours daily. The volume of water collected is measured with a graduated cylinder and then converted to millimeters.
Metadata:  Month is the first three letters of the month, Year in numbers, records in millimiters, nr no records. 
For more information: Contact Dr. Eugenio Gonzalez - egonzalez.soltis.center[at]tamu.edu
                     
Month/Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
  (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm)
Jan nr 475.2 393.1 133.2 31.0 228.3 418.6 256.5 422.9 392.8
Feb nr 319.7 230.4 131.0 50.8 38.6 435.6 398.0 92.2 55.1
Mar nr 388.6 100.1 101.1 324.0 139.0 115.6 63.8 118.2 87.3
Apr nr 110.5 90.4 203.4 90.5 338.1 135.8 23.2 274.4 122.2
May nr 235.3 464.2 330.5 385.6 338.1 425.2 282.4 687.2 277.0
Jun nr 590.0 388.5 363.7 452.3 643.6 714.8 476.7 280.0 559.4
Jul nr 356.2 662.6 295.0 539.6 944.1 669.3 470.6 508.9 404.2
Aug nr 498.0 351.3 534.2 505.0 361.7 381.8 303.3 340.2 557.5
Sep 325.8 539.0 512.4 543.5 362.8 585.4 323.6 310.8 447.7 521.1
Oct 624.9 414.7 506.8 427.5 587.9 432.0 532.0 521.7 515.2 371.4
Nov 520.4 504.5 452.0 700.1 525.3 553.5 646.5 489.7 438.4 414.6
Dec 279.6 625.6 403.3 456.7 111.0 580.4 414.7 385.1 167.5 73.0
                     
Total Annual  1750.7 5057.2 4555.0 4219.7 3965.7 5182.9 5213.4 3981.8 4293.1 3835.6
 
plot-monthly-precipitation-MM-07172017.pdf
plot-average-monthly-rainfall-06232016.pdf
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