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Fundamentally Speaking
Thu Oct 24, 2013 09:15 AM CDT

In a prior piece, we looked at summer precipitation in the top 21 corn and soybean states and noted how some of the core Midwest states had a drier July-September period than even during last year’s mega-drought.

Here, summer temperatures are examined in these states for the July-September period as percent of the 1950-2012 average and how 2013 ranks in terms of percentile for the same timeframe.

It appears that 12 states had summer temperatures above average and nine below though the above average temperatures were not nearly as extreme as witnessed a year ...

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