Topeka raincheck

After a fairly wet spring season, summer has been dry.  At Topeka’s Billard airport, only a trace of rain has fallen this July.  This puts us well below the average rainfall for July of 1.50″.  Also, since June 1st we are more than -3.50″ below average for moisture.  All of this has lead to a moderate drought to re-develop across Northeast Kansas.  However, areas along HWY 36 have remained moist and no drought designation has been assigned to that region.

For the year, Topeka has received a grand total of 17.49″ of rain…this is about -2.50″ below the average rainfall of 20.00″ we normally get by the middle of year.  Hopefully we will see more rain soon!

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