A healthy dose of rain has been treating the valley nicely

raincar

TERRE HAUTE, IND. (WTHI) – Well knock on wood, no drought, no extreme flooding, we have had nothing but timely rain and steady showers this summer season.

In return the lawns are looking fresh, gardens are flourishing and water bills are lower.

Does it feel too good to be true? Well maybe a little as we look at our current precipitation numbers for the season we are comfortably above our 30 year mean.

Since January we have collected 26.52″ inches of precipitable water. As you can tell, that has left us 2.15″ above our average which has been extremely timely for the summer.

With our unsettled weather we’ve had some good soakings, but our average for July is currently pulling us daily back towards the dry side with not even a tenth of an inch of rain yet in Terre Haute.

Rain chances tonight and through Tuesday will help keep us on pace for the bountiful rain season keeping our yards all looking healthy.

Our meteorological summer rainfall average comes to just about 12 inches and so far we’ve collected just over 8 inches.

WTHITV.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s