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Table 8

Table 8--Annual precipitation at Scott City, annual departure from normal, acreage irrigated from wells in the Scott Basin, and the annual net rise or net decline in water levels in wells 130, 245, and 248.

Year Annual precipitation at Scott City, inches (1) Annual departure from normal precipitation, inches Acreage irrigated from wells in the Scott Basin (2) Annual net rise (+) or net decline (-) in water level, feet
Well 248 Well 130 Well 245
1931 18.38 -0.23 2,265      
1932 20.06 1.45 1,021 0.01    
1933 24.84 6.23 2,035 -0.43    
1934 12.65 -5.96 3,859 -0.83    
1935 15.54 -3.07 4,234 -0.06 0.62  
1936 18.24 -0.37 3,849 -0.31 0.71  
1937 13.11 -5.50 6,828 -0.59 -0.22  
1938 14.92 -5.80 10,355 -0.40 -0.03  
1939 14.63 -3.98 12,298 -0.79 -2.07  
1940 16.88 -1.73 17,164 -1.15 -1.37  
1941 24.63 6.02 16,427 -0.20 0.05 -0.33
1942 22.24 -3.63 18,651 -0.52 0.09 -0.12
1943 10.38 -8.23 21,320 -1.71 -2.49 -1.60
1944 29.92 11.31 16,890 0.18 0.84 0.10
1945 14.22 -4.39 21,002 -0.73 -1.55 -0.43
Normal 18.61   Average -0.54 -0.39  

1. Compiled from records of the U.S. Weather Bureau
2. Acreage figures released by the Division of Water Resources of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture

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