Exceptionally wet summer and early fall

The summer and early fall of 2010 has been very wet to say the least, but just how wet? With the latest round of heavy rains, with amounts ranging from around 10 inches in Mountain Lake Minnesota to a wide swath of 2 to 6 inches from southeast South Dakota into southwest Minnesota and northern parts of northwest Iowa, the records keep piling up. Below are a few examples of rainfall totals from June 1 through September 30.

Top 5 rainiest June 1 through September 30 periods

Sioux Falls

27.03 2010
19.88 1900
19.59 1934
19.36 1906
19.32 1905

Sioux City

23.06 1923
22.24 1900
21.71 2010
20.13 1957
19.95 1903

Worthington

29.36 1993
22.51 2010
21.22 1994
21.17 2005
21.14 1979

Huron

18.96 2010
18.64 1900
17.94 1993
17.83 1905
17.79

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