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One Of The Driest Starts To A Year On Record

The dry banks of a river are pictured on July 14, 2010. (credit: ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)

The dry banks of a river are pictured on July 14, 2010. (credit: ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)

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So far this year (as of March 24) we have seen just 2.13″ of rain.  This is now the 10th Driest start to a year on record.

We need 5.40″ of rain to get us back to normal with rainfall this year.

Dry Year

 

The last time we had this dry of a start to a year was 1972.

Here are the top 18 driest starts to a year thru March 24.

top 18 driest One Of The Driest Starts To A Year On Record

There are some rain chances on Wednesday, but rainfall totals will be less than 1/2″.  A few isolated thunderstorms will be possible on Thursday, but coverage will be very low.

~Larry Mowry