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Summit Lake Precipitation Data

N 47° 02' 54" - W 123° 08' 22"

Summit LakeSite History: This site was originally installed approximately one mile to the southeast in 1992.  Since 2006 it has been located at the Waste and Recovery Drop Box location.  It consists of precipitation and temperature measuring equipment recording data at 15-minute intervals.  The data on this website is daily totals.  This location is the wettest place in Thurston County averaging approximately 30 inches per year higher than the Olympia regional Airport.

Note: The Water Year and the Calendar Year are not the same. The Water Year (WY) begins on October 1st of the preceding Calendar Year. It is a hydrologic measure not a calendar measure.

 For example: Water Year 2012 begins in October 2011 and also includes November and December 2011.

Summit Lake Precipitation Data, Summit Lake Waste & Recycling Drop Box

Year Zipped Excel Data Charts in PDF Comments / Other
2003 Available Upon Request Daily Totals Chart Annual Summary charts
2004 Available Upon Request Daily Totals Chart  
2005 Available Upon Request Daily Totals Chart  
Water Year Summary Tables
Year Zipped Excel Data Tables in PDF Comments / Other
WY 2006 Available Upon Request Daily Totals Table Oct 1, 2005 - Sept 30, 2006 (part)
WY 2007 Available Upon Request Daily Totals Table Oct 1, 2006 - Sept 30, 2007
WY 2008 Available Upon Request Daily Totals Table Oct 1, 2007 - Sept 30, 2008
WY 2009 Available Upon Request Daily Totals Table Oct 1, 2008 - Sept 30, 2009
WY 2010 Available Upon Request Daily Totals Table Oct 1, 2009 - Sept 30, 2010
WY 2011 Available Upon Request Daily Totals Table Oct 1, 2010 - Sept 30, 2011
WY 2012 Available Upon Request Daily Totals Table Oct 1, 2011 - Sept 30, 2012
WY 2013 Available Upon Request Daily Totals Table Oct 1, 2012 - Sept 30, 2013
WY 2014 Available Upon Request Daily Totals Table Oct 1, 2013 - Sept 30, 2014
WY 2015 Available Upon Request Daily Totals Table Oct 1, 2014 - Sept 30, 2015
       

red arrowNote:  Information is also available upon request for Waddell Creek precipitation data (1993-2000) and Tacoma Trail Cruiser Site at Capitol Forest (1994-2000).

    

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