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June Rainfall

June Rainfall

Des Moines, IA (RI) — A wet month turns around the years moisture conditions.

State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says preliminary data indicates this June will rank as the third wettest June since weather records have been kept in Iowa.

Torrential rain in some locations around the state are setting records.

In June, Spencer saw 10.42 inches, well above the average of 3.87 inches.

A location in Sioux County, back in 1926, holds the unofficial record for one-day rainfall of 21.7 inches.

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