OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Now that June is over, it's official, it was the wettest June in Oklahoma since the state began keeping records in 1895. The statewide average total of 9.15 inches for last month is almost double the usual average of 4.26 inches.
Central Oklahoma was the wettest part of the state, with 12.96 inches, while the Panhandle was the dryest, at 2.3 inches.
Among cities, Copan in northeastern Oklahoma was among the wettest, recording 18.45 inches. In southwestern Oklahoma, Walters received 12.13 inches.
Maybe now those in my family who just returned from the beach(es) will have a little sympathy...