June Gloom Brings Rain Totals to Average

rainSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) It’s been a rainy June so far with already several inches of precipitation in just 10 days and there is more rain on the way.

However, thanks to a couple of really dry months earlier in the year the rain this month brings our totals to right about where they should be for the middle of June. Here are the monthly rain totals for Hampden County so far this year. ..






Average rainfall through mid-June -  about 22″

Total rainfall so far…… about 21″

                     Normal                  Actual 2013                       Departure from Average

January:      4.01″                      1.85″                                       -2.16″

February:    3.16″                       3.55″                                       +.39″

March:           4.19″                      2.52″                                      – 1.67″

April:                4.28″                     1.67″                                     -2.61″

May:                  4.39″                     5.74″                                      +1.35″

June:                3.82″                    5″ (estimated)                      + 1.18″ (estimated so far…)