2016 is record precipitation year in Waseca
The cumulative annual precipitation total reached 53.73 inches in Waseca on November 28, 2016. This total brooke the all-time statewide record of 53.51 inches set at St. Fancis, MN in 1991.
The normal annual precipitation total in Waseca is 35.72 inches. With one month remaining in the year, it is likely that Waseca will have about 20 inches more precipitation than normal by the end of 2016. November is the 11th consecutive month of above normal temperatures. If December is warmer than normal, this could also be the warmest year on record in Waseca.
The weather records set at the SROC were featured in an article in the Waseca County News.