June wound up being a wet month for many locations in Iowa. The map below shows the radar estimated rain totals for the month of June.
Here are a few monthly rain totals in eastern Iowa.
Waterloo 5.47″ (+0.49″ of normal)
Dubuque 8.34″ (+3.49″ of normal…10th wettest June)
Cedar Rapids 8.85″(+3.93″ of normal)
Iowa City 5.88″ (+1.27″ of normal)
Other rain totals across the state:
Des Moines 8.40″
Mason City 5.04″
Sioux City 4.19″
At times it felt like it rained every day of the month. In reality it didn’t here are the number of days with 0.01″ of rain reported.
Waterloo 10 days
Dubuque 12 days
Cedar Rapids 13 days
Iowa City 14 days
A look at the average temperatures shows near normal readings in June
Waterloo -0.7° of normal
Dubuque -04.° of normal
Cedar Rapids -0.4° of normal
Iowa City +0.3° of normal
The look ahead shows more wet weather with potentially above normal rain and below normal temperatures across Iowa.
This post was written by Schnack on July 1, 2015