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July rain falls short


August 15, 2019

Official total rainfall measured for July at the Colfax NRCS station was .21 inches with a .01 logged on the first day of the month and .20 logged on July 24. The tally also puts July below the average of .56 for the month, which is the lowest monthly average for the year.

The .35 deficit for the month adds to a total rainfall deficit of 1.38 below normal. May and June rainfall totals also fell below average after April provided a bountiful 3.37 inches which erased all but .24 of a deficit logged for the first months of the year.


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