CoCoRaHS is an acronym for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network. This is a unique, non-profit, community-based network of volunteers of all ages and backgrounds working together to measure and map precipitation. Learn how to join this great organization for free!!
This article looks at 36 locations across Kansas and how much rainfall has been recorded during the "growing season" so far this summer. Each location has been ranked in terms of "driest" compared to the years of record for that location. How does the location near you compare in the history books?
From a meteorology perspective, winter officially ended on February 28. This article takes a closer look at the precipitation totals across Kansas for the last three months. Some areas experienced above-normal precipitation while others areas are still in exceptional drought.
This article summarizes the growing season precipitation across Kansas since April 1. How did April and May compare to past years? There is also a discussion of the summer outlooks for temperature and precipitation.