A thunderstorm and lightning show late Saturday night into early Sunday morning in Hays yielded nearly an inch of rain.
The official report from the K-State Agricultural Research Center south of town measured 0.97 inches, the first rainfall in June.
Year-to-date moisture in Hays is at 12.66 inches, more than an inch above the normal average of 11.27 inches.
The storm came in on a cool front.
Saturday’s high temperature in Hays was 87 degrees. On Sunday, the daytime high was a cool 68 degrees, with the overnight low falling to 43 degrees. The record overnight low was 42 degrees, set in 1916.
The forecast from the National Weather Service in Dodge City is calling for more rain on Tuesday.