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Central Sierras 5-station Precipitation Index

The time-series shows Central Sierras precipitation (high elevation) by combining 5 different stations into a single index. The stations are Calaveras Big Trees (5100'), Hetch Hetchy (4000'), South Entrance Yosemite (6192'), North Fork Ranger Station (3140'), and Huntington Lake (7020'). Also see the North Sierras and South Sierras precipitation indices.

Time Interval: Monthly
Time Coverage: 1913 to 2017
Update Status: Not regularly updated

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Central Sierras Index: Standard PSD Format (What is standard format?)

Data is from the California department of water resources. It can be plotted here: https://cdec.water.ca.gov/cdecapp/precipapp/get5SIPrecipIndex.action. Original historic values are here. Recent updates are here. Values between the 2 are here.
References:

  1. Please cite the California Department of Water resources

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