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.
RBC I Precipitation measured in Rio Blanco County so far this year is quite a bit above normal through Oct. 20 and already stands many inches above the total received during all of 2012.
As early season wildfires engulf huge swaths of the San Juans, ranchers in Rio Blanco County battle other side effects of drought conditions RBC | While Rio Blanco County may not yet register high enough on […]