Thursday, October 28, 2010

Super Dry October

I have not recorded any measurable rainfall in Helotes this month.

This was just posted from our local NOAA office
:

Statement as of 3:47 PM CDT on October 28, 2010


... October 2010 has so far been one of the drier octobers of record...

After the 2nd wettest September at Austin Mabry and the 6th wettest
September at San Antonio... October of 2010 is shaping up to be one
of the drier octobers at Austin... del Rio... and San Antonio.

So far October 2010 through today has been the 3rd driest October at
Austin Bergstrom since October 1942... the 5th driest at Austin Mabry
since 1856... a tie for the 3rd driest October at del Rio since
1906... and a tie for the 8th driest October at San Antonio since 1871.
The forecasts through Sunday the 31st show that no rain is expected
for south central Texas.

The list below shows the driest octobers of record at Austin...
del Rio... and San Antonio.

Austin Mabry has had 0.08 inches of rain from October 1st through
today. This makes October 2010 so far the 5th driest October at
Austin Mabry since 1856. The list below shows the driest octobers
at Austin Mabry.

1. 0.00 October 1893
2. Trace October 1952
3. 0.02 October 1947
4. 0.03 October 1934
5. 0.08 October 1 to 28... 2010

Austin Bergstrom has had 0.06 inches of rain from October 1st through
today. This makes October 2010 so far the 3rd driest October at
Austin Bergstrom since October 1942. The list below shows the driest
octobers at Austin Bergstrom.

1. 0.00 October 1952
2. 0.01 October 1947
3. 0.06 October 1 to 28... 2010
4. 0.21 October 1987
5. 0.33 October 1955

Del Rio has had 0.01 inches of rain from October 1st through today.
This makes October 2010 so far a tie with October of 1915 and
October of 1931 for the 3rd driest October at del Rio since 1906.
The list below shows the driest octobers at del Rio.

1. 0.00 October 1917 and 1979
2. Trace October 1950 and 1952
3. 0.01 October 1915... 1931 and October 1 to 28... 2010
4. 0.04 October 1955
5. 0.06 October 1909... 1970 and 1980

San Antonio has had 0.17 inches of rain from October 1st through
today. This makes October 2010 so far a tie with October of 1943
for the 8th driest October at San Antonio since 1871. The list
below shows the driest octobers at San Antonio.

1. Trace October 1952
2. 0.03 October 1898
3. 0.07 October 1939
4. 0.08 October 1893 and 1950
5. 0.11 October 1979
6. 0.12 October 1901
7. 0.13 October 1938
8. 0.17 October 1943 and October 1 to 28... 2010

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