A wet May and spring for Illinois CHAMPAIGN – The statewide precipitation for May was 6.87 inches, 2.25 inches above the long-term average, and the 12th wettest May on record, according to Jim Angel, Illinois State Climatologist at the Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois.
June 14, 2013 - The Mendota Reporter
Weather Talk: Precipitation sets record for January through May The January-through-May official precipitation total of 12.90 inches for Fargo-Moorhead this year is the most ever recorded over those five months (dating back to 1881). Fargo-Moorhead is one good storm away from exceeding the 12-month total of 14.52 inches.
June 13, 2013 - The Fargo Forum
Cards' Wainwright first to 10 wins in majors NEW YORK -- The word uttered most often when inclement weather threatens a Major League Baseball game is window -- as in, how long a precipitation-free window do the teams have to play the game?
June 13, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
Gary Bettman in San Francisco Chronicle The average temperature in the beginning of January, end of December is 25 degrees,Bettman said. "That's exactly what we're hoping for. A little overcast ...... We prefer that there be no lake-effect snow or any other precipitation."
Rick Boucher in All American Patriots (press release) The lack of precipitation in Southwest Virginia has resulted in substantial damage to crops, and I am pleased that, as a result of this disaster designation by the Secretary of Agriculture, farmers in our area may now qualify for federal help,...