Record rainfall for month of May

Rainfall in Franklin County for May 2019 set a record of 11.49 inches over the previous record of 10.3 inches set in May 2007.

The average for May is 4.76 inches with a minimum of .39 inches set in 1988. For more details about Franklin County weather during May, see the June 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.