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Rainfall In June Less Than Average

rain guageFor the first time in 2015, Sulphur Springs actually had a month that did not have at least an average monthly rainfall total, but it was close in June.  Sulphur Springs receives 4.64 inches of rain in an average June and this year the total was 3.41.  Still due to a rainy first five months of 2015, Sulphur Springs is still 9.36 inches of rain ahead of normal.  Average for the first six months of the year is 24.33 inches and Sulphur Springs has received 33.69 inches through the end of June.  Rain fell during only nine days this June.  The bulk of the rain, 2.26 inches, fell on June 18.  In July, average rainfall is 3.22 inches.

Sulphur Springs has yet to record a 100 degree day at the official weather station at the city Water Treatment Plant.  The highest temperature recorded in June was 97 degrees on June 10.  The monthly low 59 degrees was recorded on June 1

Author: Staff Reporter

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