Figure : end-of-season-snow-water-equivalent-depth-at-noisy-basin

End of Season Snow Water Equivalent Depth at Noisy Basin

Figure 26.5

Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites - NC
Kenneth E. Kunkel

This figure appears in chapter 26 of the NOAA-led State Summaries 2017 report.

Variations in the April 1 snow water equivalent at the Noisy Basin, Montana, SNOTEL site. Snow water equivalent (SWE) is the amount of water contained within the snowpack. SWE varies widely from year to year. In 2011, late-season snowfall caused the snowpack to reach the greatest depths since 1975. Melting of this snowpack led to severe flooding across the Great Plains in the summer of 2011. Source: SNOTEL.

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The time range for this figure is April 01, 1975 (00:00 AM) to June 01, 2015 (00:00 AM).

This figure was created on April 24, 2015.

The spatial range for this figure is 44.3579° to 49.0011° latitude, and -104.0395° to -116.0496° longitude.

This figure was derived from dataset SNOwpack TELemetry Network (SNOTEL) using the activity mt_end-usda-nrcs-4390-process

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