If it feels a little warmer outside this afternoon, it may be because it’snow summer. The season officially arrived at 2:49 p-m in Iowa. Stateclimatologist Harry Hillaker says this season of la nina could mean a changein the quantity of rain coming very soon.Besides being drier than normal, Hillaker says la nina years offer a varietyof temperature ranges.It may be hotter than normal during June and July while August and Septembermay be cooler than normal. Hillaker says everybody knows summertime is thehottest season of the year — but for Iowa, it’s also the wettest season ofthe year.While June is Iowa’s wettest month of the year, August is 2nd and July isusually third-wettest. Each of the three months, we can expect about fourinches of rain.
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