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Wet start to June

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - After above normal precipitation fell during the month of May, June is off to a wetter than normal start.

Since June 1st, Chicago’s O’Hare has received 3.07” of rain, which is 0.94” above normal.

Midway airport has received 2.98” of rain, which is 0.41” above normal.

Here is a list of other observations around Chicago with total rainfall for June so far with the departures from normal in parenthesis.

Waukegan – 4.18” (+1.61”)

Romeoville – 4.16” (+1.38”)

Aurora/Sugar Grove – 3.75” (+0.91”)

DuPage – 3.62” (0.77”)

A lot of this rain fell during the time frame of June 18th-19th. Here’s a list of the total rainfall around Chicago.

Here are some graphs that the National Weather Service in Romeoville put together to recap the heavy rain event from June 18th-19th.

The weather pattern is expected to remain unsettled over the next 7 days as a series of storm systems move into the area.

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