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Cool and Dry in the East; Turning Stormy in the Northwest

Much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the East Coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires. Read More >

 Updated on 08/09/2010

Below is a preliminary look at the precipitation totals in our area for June and July.
There is also a "wettest" ranking for how the June + July totals stand in the record book.

Numbers highlighted in
Red are new records.

 

Preliminary Look at June and July Precipitation Totals|
and the June+July (J+J) Ranking
         
  June July June+July J+J Rank
Wettest
South Dakota
Academy 2NE 5.79 5.15 10.94 2nd
Astoria 4S 10.32 5.86 16.18  
Brookings 2NE 9.48 6.75 16.23 2nd
Canton 6.67 7.92 14.59 2nd
Carthage 13.72 7.47 21.19  
Centerville 6SE 7.27 8.04 15.31 1st
Chamberlain 5S 6.89  6.47 13.36  1st
DeSmet 10.72 7.74 18.46 1st
Fedora 10S 10.23 7.37 17.6  
Flandreau 7.57 6.29 13.86 2nd
Gregory 9.87 4.82 14.69 1st
Huron 7.52 6.43 13.95 1st
Madison 2SE 6.03 6.43 12.46  
Marion 8.14 12.74 20.88 1st
Menno 8.5 5.77 14.27 4th
Mitchell 9.96 10.22 20.18 1st
Montrose 8.46 7.23 15.69 2nd
Salem 5NE 9.21 9.45 18.66  
Sioux Falls Airport 7.83 8.55 16.38 1st
Tyndall 8.4 7.21 15.61 2nd
Vermillion 2SE 7.26 11.99 19.25 1st
Wessington Springs 10.43 10.78 21.21 1st
White Lake 6.45 7.44 13.89 2nd
Winfred 2S 10.36 8.04 18.4  
Yankton 2E 6.69 10.21 16.9 1st
         
Iowa
Akron 11E 8.92 11.19 20.11  
Battle Creek 3NE 10.87 12.88 23.75  
Brunsville 8.02 9.79 17.81  
Lake Park 7.61 8.35 15.96 3rd
LeMars 9.38 8.39 17.77 1st
Orange City N/A 9.34 9.34  
Primghar 12.35 10.5 22.85 1st
Remsen 8.28 7.49 15.77  
Sanborn 9.91 10.98 20.89 1st
Sheldon 7.67 8.64 16.31 2nd
Sibley 3NE 5.65 7.76 13.41 6th
Sioux Center 2SE 9.08 10.23 19.31 1st
Sioux City Airport 6.4 9.23 15.63 1st
Sioux Rapids 4E 8.35 8.83 17.18 2nd
Spencer 1N 12.81 6.96 19.77 1st
Spirit Lake 6.5 7.53 14.03  
         
Minnesota
Lakefield 2NE 6.79 6.28 13.07 1st
Marshall 7.12 5.39 12.51  
Pipestone 7.78 6.02 13.8 3rd
Windom 8.33 3.74 12.07 7th
Worthington 2NNE 7.65 3.85 11.5 4th
         
Nebraska
Wakefield 9.18 7.77 16.95 1st

 

The maps below were created using preliminary precipitation reports. Rainfall amounts have been interpolated and may not necessarily be representative of actual rainfall amounts. These maps are only intented to show approximations of actual precipitation amounts.