IEM Daily Feature
Friday, 01 October 2021

Low Precipitation Hours

Posted: 01 Oct 2021 12:13 PM

For those of us in the western half of the state, the rainfalls of the past two days have been a remarkable departure from a very dry September. The featured chart presents the number of hourly reports of measurable rainfall from the Ames airport weather station. A simple average using period of record data is shown along with the 2021 totals and largest values on record. The 2021 total came in well below average and the smallest total since April. Chances of rainfall remain in the forecast along with pleasant early October temperatures.

Good = 10
Bad = 0