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Rain Records

Posted: Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 at 5:55 am

Washington has experienced a very wet month of June thus far, but it’s not quite enough to set a record just yet.  As of Tuesday, Washington received 6.67 inches of precipitation since the beginning of June.  The record for rainfall during the first half of the month is 12.68 inches, which was set in 1930.  Last year, we received 2.30 inches of rain during the same period, which is still higher than the average precipitation total of 2.11 inches.  In order to set a rainfall record for June, Washington must receive more than 13.49 total inches of precipitation, or just over 6 and 8/10 inches more rainfall within the next 15 days.  That record was set back in 1930.