Above average precip. in May

MEEKER — May precipitation at the plant center was substantially above average and measured 2.18 inches. The longtime average for May was 1.45 inches. For the year to the end of May precipitation is 13.2 percent above average which is an improvement from April when it was 2.9 percent above average. May is the first month since February that the longtime average was exceeded. June is a critical month for precipitation during the growing season. The longtime average for June is 1.06 inches.