If it seemed like more rain fell in June than usual, you're right. In fact, it was the fourth wettest June on record in the county.
According to information from the National Weather Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 7.72 inches of rain fell in Neligh last month. Information is not broken down for every community in Antelope County.
Records go back to 1918 with historical data missing from 1931-43 and 1947.
While the June 2014 precipitation level may be one of the wettest in the last seven decades, it doesn't rank at the top of the list for even the last five years. In 2010 - when the Elkhorn River flooded eastern Nebraska - 11.08 inches of rain fell in Neligh that June.
The 2010 June precipitation level is the most Neligh has ever received on record. In 1967, 11.0 inches fell while 8.03 was recorded in 1975.
Last month was also significantly wetter than the previous two years. In 2013, just 1.57 was recorded and only 1.23 inches fell in 2012.
The least amount of precipitation seen in June goes back to 1921 when .98 inches fell in Neligh. That's the only time on record that less than an inch of rain fell in June in Neligh.
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