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THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF 2019 WERE THE WETTEST IN ILLINOIS HISTORY. 

 

ILLINOIS WEATHER DATA GOES BACK TO 1895…AND A NEW RECORD WAS SET THIS YEAR SAYS BRIAN KERSCHNER WITH THE STATE CLIMATOLOGIST’S OFFICE.

 

 

THAT BEATS THE AVERAGE BY MORE THAN EIGHT INCHES SAYS  KERSCHNER.

 

 

THE WETTEST PART OF THE STATE? COBDEN, ILLINOIS IN FAR SOUTHERN UNION COUNTY RECEIVED MORE THAN 44 INCHES OF RAIN DURING THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF THE YEAR.

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