News

July Weather

July Weather

Des Moines, IA (RI) — It’s been a cool and dry July.

That is the determination from state climatologist Harry Hillaker…

In Spencer, the average daily high is 84 to 85 degrees for July. This year, according to KICD Weather records, only 3 times has the daily high hit the average or higher. The highest temperature in July was 90, recorded on the 6th.

After a fairly wet June, rainfall has been sporadic and Hillaker says it’s been relatively dry for the past three to four weeks.

Far northern Iowa is “quite a bit dry” according to Hillaker, who says the statewide average for rainfall is more than an inch below what’s normal for July. The measured rainfall for July at the KICD studios is at 2.56 inches, which is well below the average of 4.11.

Local Headlines

5 mins ago in Local

Horizons Redemption Center Closing

Fresh
horizons

The Redemption Center will continue to accept cans and bottles until 7 p.m. on Monday, February 29th...

6 hours ago in Local

Travel Advisory

snowpark

Travel is not advised for most of the KICD listening area due to blizzard conditions and near zero visibility at times...

2 days ago in Local

Eggs And Issues Held In Spencer

egg2

Replays of Eggs and Issues can be seen on SMU Cable Channel 2...

2 days ago in Local

Clay County Heritage Center Adopt-A-Day Program

heritage center

The cost is $100 for a full day or $50 for a half day...

3 days ago in Local

Legal Malpractice Ruling

courtnews1240

Des Moines, IA (AP) — An Emmetsburg man who pleaded guilty to soliciting a minor for sex but later had…