NEWS
Fundamentally Speaking
Wed Oct 23, 2013 08:23 AM CDT

With the government shutdown over, a number of reports and past data are now being issued, including the September weather data for the U.S. issued by NOAA.

Using these figures, we have compiled the summer (July-September) cumulative precipitation data for the top 21 corn and soybean states in inches.

The 2013 figure as a percent of the 1950-2012 average rainfall and where 2013 summer rainfall ranks in terms of percentile is also plotted.

Of note is how many of the Delta and Plains states had good precipitation over the past three months whereas much of ...

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