Thursday, May 16, 2024

Rainfall: Tale of Two Different Periods

Its been more dry than normal in recent days overall. However, rainfall across northern Ohio and much of the lower Great Lakes was well above normal from mid March to mid April:

The overall pattern has shifted since April 15. Rainfall with the exception of a few locations in Holmes, Tuscarawas counties has been below normal: Dark circles indicate above normal rain areas.

Days with rain in April. Notice the high frequency of rain in the first half of April.

From April 15 to May 15, the story has been opposite:

Akron rainfall since April 15:

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