NASS issues monthly report
Statewide, the average temperature in December was 28.6 degrees, 1.2 degrees below normal.
Precipitation averaged 1.41 inches for the month, 1.28 inches below normal. Topsoil moisture supply was rated at 5 percent short, 87 percent adequate, and 8 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated at 6 percent short, 88 percent adequate, and 6 percent surplus.
Winter wheat condition was rated 2 percent very poor, 4 percent poor, 25 percent fair, 57 percent good, and 12 percent excellent.