Past IEM Features tagged: aug07
Outside of a few isolated areas, the entire state received well above normal amounts of rainfall for August. The featured chart details the daily precipiation reports from the Mason City Airport. 11.55 inches of rain fell for the month at Mason City, which is 7 inches greater than normal! Thankfully, September has started off dry with no indication that a repeat of August is in the works. Slight chances of rain are in the forecast for the end of this week, but nothing excessive is forecasted.
NWS rainfall estimates for August 2007
Of course, the main story for August is the extreme amounts of rainfall that has fallen over the upper midwest. Some isolated parts of Iowa have received over 15 inches! Unfortunately, more rain is in the forecast for the first few days this week until we clear things out for the weekend.