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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1253 PM CDT TUE JUL 01 2014

...RECORD MONTHLY RAINFALL SET AT SIOUX CITY IOWA...

RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2014 IN SIOUX CITY IOWA TOTALED 16.65
INCHES. THIS SMASHES BY NEARLY NINE INCHES THE PREVIOUS WETTEST JUNE
WHICH OCCURRED IN 1967 WHEN 8.78 INCHES FELL. JUNE 2014 IS ALSO THE
WETTEST MONTH SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1889. THE PREVIOUS WETTEST
MONTH OCCURRED IN MAY 1903 WHEN 11.78 INCHES FELL. THE JUNE 2014
TOTAL EXCEEDED THE NORMAL RAINFALL OF 3.89 INCHES BY 12.76
INCHES.

DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS WERE SET ON TWO DAYS DURING THE MONTH. ON
JUNE 14 A TOTAL OF 5.05 INCHES FELL...EXCEEDING THE RECORD OF 2.71
INCHES SET IN 1961. ON THE LAST DAY OF THE MONTH RAINFALL TOTALED
1.81 INCHES EXCEEDING THE 1.15 INCHES SET IN 1991. DURING A FOUR DAY
STRETCH BEGINNING ON THE 14TH A TOTAL OF 9.27 INCHES FELL. THIS IS
THE WETTEST FOUR DAY PERIOD ON RECORD...EXCEEDING THE 6.42 INCHES
THAT FELL FROM JULY 17TH THROUGH THE 20TH IN 1972.

THE 5.05 INCHES OF RAIN ON THE 14TH IS ALSO THE LARGEST DAILY TOTAL
FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE...EXCEEDING 4.50 INCHES IN 1940. THE WETTEST
DAY OCCURRED ON JULY 17TH 1972 WITH 5.50 INCHES OF RAIN.


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