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At May's halfway point, Sioux City has thus far experienced higher-than-normal rainfall. The 2.43 inches of rain measured by the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls are about seven-tenths of an inch higher than the average for this time of the month.

More umbrella weather looks like it will arrive over the weekend. 

Sioux City looks on pace to be well under the rainiest months of May in its history, however. Here's a look at the top 10: 

1996: 6.22 inches

1945: 6.23 inches

1896: 6.39 inches

2011: 6.67 inches

1982: 6.93 inches

1990: 7.48 inches

1905: 8.41 inches

1959: 8.46 inches

1892: 8.56 inches

1903: 11.78 inches 

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