BLUE CANYON

Map of surrounding area

Station IDBLCElevation5280' ft
River BasinAMERICAN RCountyPLACER
Hydrologic AreaSACRAMENTO RIVERNearby CityEMIGRANT GAP
Latitude39.276100Longitude-120.708100
OperatorUS Bureau of ReclamationData Collection

Additional types of information available:   Precipitation Averages | Snow Sensor Information


The following data types are available online. Select one of the links below to retrieve recent data.

Sensor DescriptionSensor NumberDurationPlotData CollectionData Available
PRECIPITATION, ACCUMULATED, inches 2 (daily) (RAIN)COMPUTED 10/01/2003 to present.
PRECIPITATION, INCREMENTAL, inches 45 (daily) (PPT INC)COMPUTED 01/01/1988 to present.
PRECIPITATION, INCRMNT 4A-4A, inches 203 (daily) (PPTINC4)DATA XCHG-NWS 10/01/2012 to present.
SNOW DEPTH, inches 18 (daily) (SNOW DP)COMPUTED 10/01/2004 to present.
SNOW, WATER CONTENT, inches 3 (daily) (SNOW WC)COMPUTED 01/24/1970 to present.
SNOW, WATER CONTENT(REVISED), inches 82 (daily) (SNO ADJ)COMPUTED 01/24/1970 to present.
TEMPERATURE, AIR AVERAGE, deg f 30 (daily) (TEMP AV)COMPUTED 09/02/1999 to present.
TEMPERATURE, AIR MAXIMUM, deg f 31 (daily) (TEMP MX)COMPUTED 09/02/1999 to present.
TEMPERATURE, AIR MINIMUM, deg f 32 (daily) (TEMP MN)COMPUTED 09/02/1999 to present.
PRECIPITATION, TIPPING BUCKET, inches 16 (event) (RAINTIP)SATELLITE 12/17/1994 to present.
SNOW, WATER CONTENT, inches 3 (event) (SNOW WC)ALERT 12/17/1994 to 08/24/1998.
TEMPERATURE, AIR, deg f 4 (event) (TEMP)ALERT 12/17/1994 to 08/24/1998.
BATTERY VOLTAGE, volts 14(hourly)(BAT VOL)SATELLITE 08/26/1998 to present.
PRECIPITATION, TIPPING BUCKET, inches 16(hourly)(RAINTIP)FROM 15-MINUTE DATA 10/20/2015 to present.
SNOW DEPTH, inches 18(hourly)(SNOW DP)SATELLITE 01/01/2004 to present.
SNOW, WATER CONTENT, inches 3(hourly)(SNOW WC)SATELLITE 08/26/1998 to present.
TEMPERATURE, AIR, deg f 4(hourly)(TEMP)SATELLITE 08/26/1998 to present.
PRECIPITATION, ACCUMULATED, inches 2 (monthly) (RAIN)MANUAL ENTRY 10/01/1940 to 08/01/2000.


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