Drought evident in rural Nebraska

2023 . . . How Dry it is . . . Nebraska . . . Hot . . . Dry . . . Windy

 


A description often given, many times in jest. However, at times, like 2023, it is true.

Average rainfall for south central Nebraska is about 22 to 24 inches of rain . . . in good years.

2023 is shaping up to be not quite as good. Reports from the Little Blue NRD system give the following information for rainfall from January 1, 2023 to June 26, 2023:

Clay Center 2.2"

Oak 3.5"

Pauline 5.0

Rosemont 6.0"

Blue Hill 6.0"

Superior 6.5"

Lawrence 11.1

No reports from Nelson

The year is almost one-half over (182 days) and the NRD site reported that in Nuckolls County 117 days had no mois...



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