Precipitation in Iowa near 2012 amounts year-to-date

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June 10th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Officials with the National Weather Service in Des Moines said Monday, that precipitation totals for the first 160 days of 2013 through Sunday, have already surpassed or are challenging precipitation values for the same time frame in 2012.

The values were measured by NWS Cooperative Observers, and automated systems, and are considered preliminary and unofficial. In our area, Guthrie Center, Perry, Denison, Carroll and Winterset are approaching 2012 precipitation values.

Guthrie Center is closest, with 21.28-inches of precipitation so far this year, as compared to 25.01-inches in 2012. Perry stands at 18.92-inches (22.78 last year); Denison has received 18.26-inches (23.28 last year); Carroll is a 16.87-inches (24.76 last year), and Winterset had 16.24-inches of precipitation through June 9th of this year, as compared to 26.24-inches last year.

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