...JULY 2006...DRY AND HOT...

July 2006 was indeed hot and dry across our area...as it was across much of our country...
Here are a few statistics showing where this July fits in the record books...

           PRECIPITATION TOTALS
SITE        JULY     JULY
            NORMAL   2006

HURON       2.86     0.46...FIFTH DRIEST ON RECORD

MITCHELL    2.64     1.16...DID NOT MAKE THE TOP TEN DRIEST

SIOUX FALLS 2.93     0.68...TIES 9TH DRIEST ON RECORD

SIOUX CITY  3.30     0.36...SECOND DRIEST ON RECORD

              MONTHLY AVERAGE
                TEMPERATURE
                JULY    JULY
                NORMAL  2006

HURON           73.4    78.3 DEGREES...EIGHTH WARMEST ON RECORD

MITCHELL        74.2    79.2 DEGREES

SIOUX FALLS     73.0    76.0 DEGREES

SIOUX CITY      74.6    77.6 DEGREES

As you can see only one site...Huron...set a record for average temperature.

The other three sites did not make it into the top ten.



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