Over 4 inches of precipitation fell Thursday afternoon through Friday morning around the area after several thunderstorms passed through.
In Downtown Washington, a total of 4.1 inches of precipitation was measured in The Missourian rain gauge. It was the first measurable rain since July 6, when 1.2 inches of rain was recorded.
For the month, a total of 6.45 inches of rain has been recorded. The monthly average for July in Downtown Washington is 4.03 inches (totals kept since 1951). However, the gauge has received over 6 inches of rain for the past three years during July.
The yearly total through Friday morning is 35.32 inches. The yearly average is 43.43 inches and a total of 48.49 inches of precipitation was measured last year.