Rainfall… How are we doing?

Bryan Bledsoe

June 9, 2023

rainfall

Time to take a little stock in regard to how much rain we’ve had over the past 60 days. The map below shows totals since late April…

Here is that represented in terms of above or below average…

You can see that most of Texas is doing ok. There are some dry spots in north-central Texas, and across the southeast part of the state, However, the area that was in the worst shape in regard to drought, was the western part of the state. May and early June really delivered the goods to that area, with well above normal rainfall and numerous rounds of severe thunderstorms. So, while it isn’t perfect for everyone (rarely is), the late winter and spring did a lot of good. Here is the latest drought monitor…

We still have some work to do in some areas, but the eastern part of the state is still living off the wet winter and spring. South-central Texas and west Texas both need a little love…

The June version of the Euro Seasonal Model shows this for July, August, and September…

Overall, it keeps most of the region in pretty good shape. The one exception will be areas to our west, which will not have a good monsoon season this year.


Brian

Southern Livestock

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