Recent rainfall shows ‘near record’ deluge


Southwest Ohio seems to have been hit with a deluge of rain so far this summer.

Some areas received nearly 10 inches of rainfall In the past 32 days, according to data provided by the National Weather Service.

That amount of rainfall in a month’s span of time is “near record territory” for this time of year, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Jamie Simpson.

“We have radar estimates of over 10 inches in Clark and Logan counties over that span,” Simpson said.

The figures below are rainfall levels in inches recorded by NWS weather observers.

Butler County

Fairfield: 5.65

Hamilton: 6.79

Champaign County

Mechanicsburg: 4.04

St. Paris: 8.59

Clark County

New Carlisle: 5.24

Springfield: 8.17

Darke County

Bradford: 6.55

Greenville: 3.60

Versailles: 6.51

Logan County

Bellefontaine: 9/46

Huntsville: 9.14

Mercer County

Celina: 6.165

Miami County

Piqua: 7.93

Montgomery County

Dayton International Airport: 3.27

Farmersville: 2.74

Preble County

Eaton: 5.70

Shelby County

Anna: 5.38

Fort Loramie: 7.40

Houston: 6.85

Sidney: 6.32

Warren County

Clarksville: 5.82

Kings Mills: 6.53

Springboro: 7.65


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