Newsplex - Blogs - Weather

Rain Soaked June

By: Myles Henderson
By: Myles Henderson

The first two thirds of June have been full of showers and storms, let's take a look at some numbers.

On 13 of the first 18 days of June rainfall was reported at the McCormick Observatory at UVa. Daily rainfall totals ranged from 0.01" to 0.99". As of June 19th, we had a June rainfall total of 4.99" at McCormick. The normal monthly precipitation total for June is 4.46", that puts us at +0.53" and we still have another week and a half left in the month. Also remember that we finish May 1.77" above normal.

Larry Patterson, a weather watcher from Madison, reported 6.23" for the month on June 18th. So even though records are kept at McCormick other locations across Central Virginia may have even more rainfall. Let us know your rainfall totals, send us an email to weather@newsplex.com and tell us where you are and how much rain you have received.
Read More Blogs

The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
     
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
     
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.

 

powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability