So far this month, the total precipitation observed in Washington is below normal levels. According to the National Weather Service, Washington has had 1.82 inches of precipitation so far this March while just over two inches is normal. The record was set in 1916 with 5.71 inches of rain in the first 28 days of March. Over the weekend, just 0.15 inches of precipitation was recorded locally.

The year-to-date precipitation level is also below normal at 2.86 inches, while 4.67 inches is normal. Rain is in the forecast for Washington later this week, listen to KCII for weather updates.