Past IEM Features tagged: 2005
The featured image, courtesy of Richard Tinker, shows 2005 rainfall percentiles by climate district. You may want to click on the image to get a better view. The amazing juxtaposition of the fourth driest year in Eastcentral Iowa and the 18th wettest year in Northcentral Iowa make 2005 an extraordinary year.
2005 will be remembered as a very dry year for folks in Southeastern Iowa. The featured image shows monthly rainfall estimates for 2005 (click on image for a legible view). The months of April, May, and June were really dry in that area while the northern tier of counties got large amounts of rainfall. A toast to 2006 hoping for equitable rainfall for all!