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 (meters above sea level).
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 millimeters, nr indicates no record.
More information: Contact Dr Eugenio Gonzalez at egonzalez.soltis.center@tamu.edu
                   
Month / Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm)
Jan nr 475.2 393.1 133.2 31 228.3 418.6 256.5 422.9
Feb nr 319.7 230.4 131 50.8 38.6 435.6 398 92.2
Mar nr 388.6 100.1 101.1 324 139 115.6 63.8 118.2
Apr nr 110.5 90.4 203.4 90.5 338.1 135.8 23.2 274.4
May nr 235.3 464.2 330.5 385.6 338.1 425.2 282.4 687.2
Jun nr 590 388.5 363.7 452.3 643.6 714.8 476.7 280
Jul nr 356.2 662.6 295 539.6 944.1 669.3 470.6  
Aug nr 498 351.3 534.2 505 361.7 381.8 303.3  
Sep 325.8 539 512.4 543.5 362.8 585.4 323.6 310.8  
Oct 624.9 414.7 506.8 427.5 587.9 432 532 521.7  
Nov 520.4 504.5 452 700.1 525.3 553.5 646.5 489.7  
Dec 279.6 625.6 403.3 456.7 111 580.4 414.7 385.1  
                   
Total Annual 1750.7 5057.2 4555 4219.7 3965.7 5182.9 5213.4 3981.8  
 
plot-monthly-precipitation-MM-07172017.pdf
plot-average-monthly-rainfall-06232016.pdf
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