Sevilleta's wettest February follows Sevilleta's wettest January
March continued the wet trend with rain and snow contributing to the 5th wettest March in Sevilleta LTER history. The Sevilleta continues to experience the wettest start of any calendar year or water-year in its 16 year history.
Wet and Wackey Weather on the weekends of April
May was generally nice on the Sevilleta except for one cooker of a week. However, this was the first month since September of 2004 that the average monthly precipitation was below normal.
June was dry but not as hot as might be expected
Predictions of a late monsoon seem to have been correct
July was very hot and July was very dry
Real Winter Weather...
Good News - Bad News
Contrary to predictions, January at the Sev came in cooler than average - at least the average daily average and the average daily highs came in cooler than average.