Friday, June 24, 2016

T-Storms Dotted The NM Landscape Yesterday & Overnight.

Depicted above is the reported 24-hour rainfall totals as of 7 AM MDT this morning and the radar estimated rainfall totals. Notice how spotty in nature the heavier rainfall totals are...very typical for summertime thunderstorms in New Mexico. 

24-Hour Rainfall Totals.
(As Of 6 AM MDT This Morning).

 June Rainfall Totals.
(As Of 6 AM MDT This Morning).

Thunderstorms dotted the some of the landscape of New Mexico yesterday into the overnight hours. We had thunder here in Carlsbad off and on from around 11:30 PM until 4:30 AM this morning. I measured .16" in my rain gauge which brings my June total to .26", and my year-to-date total to 2.15". We certainly could use much more of the wet stuff.

This now makes 5 days this year that the sun has gone blank. 

Spotless Days.

Current Stretch: 1 day.

 2016 total: 5 days (3%) 
 2015 total: 0 days (0%) 
 2014 total: 1 day (<1%)
2013 total: 0 days (0%)
2012 total: 0 days (0%)
   2011 total: 2 days (<1%)
     2010 total: 51 days (14%)
       2009 total: 260 days (71%)

The Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction!