Tucson monsoon: Updated rainfall totals, season stats

2012-07-17T11:00:00Z 2012-07-17T18:53:39Z Tucson monsoon: Updated rainfall totals, season statsKori Rumore / Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Last night's storm on Tucson's south side pushed the year's total rainfall above normal.

Tucson International Airport, the city's official recording site, reported 0.67" of rain Monday night. That's 3.51" total for July — making this the 20th wettest July on record — and 4.53" so far in 2012. Normally, Tucson sees 4.16" at this point.

Monday's rain totals for Southern Arizona sites

Bisbee-Douglas Airport: 0.02"

Catalina State Park: 0.17

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base: 0.08"

Fort Thomas: 0.05"

Safford Airport: Trace

Sierra Vista Fire Department: 0.70"

Sierra Vista Municipal Airport: 0.53"

Tohono Chul Park: 0.09"

Tombstone: 0.04"

Willcox: 0.21"

Monsoon so-far states from the National Weather Service

The National Weather Service, Tucson Weather Forecast Office issued a report Tuesday that states 3.85" of rain have been recorded at the airport since monsoon began June 15. Normal rainfall for the period of June 15 to July 16 is 1.04", but Tucson has experienced its second-wettest June 15 to July 16 on record.

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