Thursday, June 2, 2011

U.S. Year To Date (Jan-May 2011) Precipitation Update

Five months into the year finds a huge contrast in total January through May precipitation across the lower 48 states.

From southern Missouri and along the Ohio Valley and up into New York State, the total precipitation for the year to date is at 150% to 200% of normal.

There is also an area in Montana that has been receiving well above normal precipitation this year.

In contrast, Kansas, Oklahoma, western Texas and west through New Mexico and Arizona has areas with less than 25% of normal precipitation.

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