NWS: St. Joseph experiencing driest year on record

So far, the official reporting site for St. Joseph at Rosecrans Memorial Airport (KSTJ) has measured 12.90 inches of rain. The lowest ever measured through this date was back in 1901 of 13.80 inches.

Posted: Sep 7, 2018 11:09 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) According to data from the National Weather Service office in Kansas City / Pleasant Hill, through September 6, St. Joseph is experiencing the driest year on record.

So far, the official reporting site for St. Joseph at Rosecrans Memorial Airport (KSTJ) has measured 12.90 inches of rain. The lowest ever measured through this date was back in 1901 of 13.80 inches. That year finished as the driest calendar year on record with 20.53 inches.

The normal value of rain through September 6th is 27.19 inches. 

If St. Joseph fails to receive 7.63 inches between now and the end of the year, this will become the driest year on record. 

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