September precipitation below average at Breckenridge and Dillon; temps slightly above average
By Bob Berwyn
FRISCO — September precipitation dipped back down below average in Summit County, with Breckenridge weather watcher Rick Bly reporting a total of 1.07 inches for the month, compared to the average 1.47 inches.
The weather year also ends Sept. 30, and in Breckenridge — perhaps surprisingly, given all the drought talk — precipitation ended up at 18.56 inches of rain and melted snow combined, just about 89 percent of average (20.67 inches).
Meteorologists use and Oct. 1 to Sept. 30 year because it matches up better with seasonal hydrological cycles than the calendar year. Continue reading “2012 water year ends with another dry month”