The New Mexico State University Agricultural and Science Center at Tucumcari released earlier this week its year end report for precipitation and snowfall.
• Total precipitation for 2006: 23.44 inches
Normal for year: 15.66 inches
• Total Snow for 2006: 13 inches
Total winter snow: 11.5 inches
Total snow December 2006: 9 inches
• In December 2006:
The average temperature was 38F, average high wa 52F and the average low was 25.
Temperature extremes in December have included:
A maximum of 82F in 1980, a minimum of -18F in 1918.
Total precipitation was 1.51 inches, compared a normal .66 inches.
Precipitation extremes in December have included:
A maximum of 4.27 inches in 1959, a minimum of 0 in 1933 and other years.