Category Archives: CoCoRaHS

Rainfall – October 16, 2015

Another low end precipitation event.  Once again, most of the rainfall missed the rain gauges across the area.  Light showers occurred in portions of Blaine and Canadian counties.  The greatest precipitation fell across northern Garfield County.

Rainfall – September 29/30, 2015

Widely scattered showers, producing light to occasionally moderate rainfall moved across the area from late Tuesday to early on Wednesday.  The heaviest precipitation fell across southern Blaine County and western Canadian County, where radar rainfall estimates approached 1/2 inch.

The highest CoCoRaHS observation in the state came from OK-BL-1 / 9.8 WNW Geary with 0.14 of an inch.

Non-CoCoRaHS rainfall across the area included 0.08 of an inch at the Watonga Mesonet site, and 0.01 of an inch from the cooperative observer in Enid.

Rainfall – September 23-26, 2015 (Closed)

Light to moderate rain fell across western portions of the area.  The heaviest precipitation occurred across western Blaine County where radar rainfall estimates exceeded 3/4 of an inch.

Showers and thunderstorms on the 25th/26th produced isolated areas of measurable rainfall near and north of Marshall – and from Stillwater to Perkins.

The highest observed CoCoRaHS rainfall was 2.4 NE FAY (OK-BL-2) with 0.67 inch.

The highest observed non-CoCoRaHS rainfall occurred at the Perkins mesonet site with 0.59 inch.

Rainfall – September 18-20, 2015 (Closed)

Showers and thunderstorms moved across the area from Friday to Sunday (18th-20th) – providing much needed rainfall to many locations.  When spread across three days, radar rainfall estimates were pretty close to observed values.

An area from Covington and Bison – eastward to Orlando, Mulhall and Stillwater saw the lightest amounts of rain.  Areas of western Blaine and eastern Payne counties likely saw the three day total approach 4 inches.

(Click on image to enlarge):

Rainfall – September 14, 2015 (Closed)

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms tracked across the area Monday morning.  Heavy rainfall was limited to portions of Blaine, Canadian, Payne and eastern Garfield counties.  Very little rain fell between Hennessey and Guthrie.

Radar rainfall estimates ran hot, with estimate vs observed at both KVNX and KTLX coming in almost two times high (see Blaine County image above).

CoCoRaHS rainfall:

0.95 INCHES – OK-BL-2 – 2.4 NE FAY

0.64 INCHES – OK-CN-23 – 1.8 NNE CALUMET

0.56 INCHES – OK-BL-1 – 9.8 WNW GEARY

0.28 INCHES – OK-PY-10 – 0.6 WNW YALE

0.22 INCHES – OK-PY-16 – 0.4 E YALE

0.19 INCHES – OK-CN-16 – 1.5 WNW PIEDMONT

0.15 INCHES – OK-CN-1 – 0.2 SE MUSTANG

0.08 INCHES – OK-KN-2 – 0.4 NE OKARCHE

0.06 INCHES – OK-GD-9 – 3.3 W ENID

0.05 INCHES – OK-LG-6 – 3.7 NNW GUTHRIE

0.05 INCHES – OK-LG-10 – 5.8 NNE EDMOND

0.04 INCHES – OK-KN-4 – 3.6 NW DOVER

0.04 INCHES – OK-PY-9 – 3.0 W GLENCOE

0.03 INCHES – OK-CN-12 – 1.5 NE PIEDMONT

0.03 INCHES – OK-CN-24 – 3.9 SE YUKON

0.02 INCHES – OK-GD-7 – 3.6 WNW ENID

0.02 INCHES – OK-LG-16 – 6.7 SE GUTHRIE

0.01 INCHES – OK-LG-11 – 2.9 N GUTHRIE

Non-CoCoRaHS rainfall:

0.63 – BLAINE COUNTY – 7 W WATONGA (MESONET)

0.46 – PAYNE COUNTY – PERKINS

0.40 – CANADIAN COUNTY – 5 WNW EL RENO (MESONET)

0.38 – CANADIAN COUNTY – FORT RENO

0.28 – PAYNE COUNTY – 2 NNW PERKINS (MESONET)

0.21 – BLAINE COUNTY – CANTON DAM

0.15 – PAYNE COUNTY – 5 E ORLANDO (MESONET)

0.07 – KINGFISHER COUNTY – 1 W KINGFISHER  (MESONET)

0.03 – PAYNE COUNTY – 2 W STILLWATER (MESONET)

0.03 – GARFIELD COUNTY – ENID

0.02 – GARFIELD COUNTY – 3 SE BRECKINRIDGE (MESONET)

0.02 – PAYNE COUNTY – 3 WNW STILLWATER

0.02 – PAYNE COUNTY – STILLWATER AG FARM

0.01 – LOGAN COUNTY – 4 SSE MARSHALL (MESONET)

TRACE – LOGAN COUNTY – GUTHRIE-EDMOND REGIONAL AIRPORT

TRACE – LOGAN COUNTY – MARSHALL

TRACE – PAYNE COUNTY – STILLWATER AIRPORT