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December's weather average on average

The year ended with an inch of rain, 0.84” on the 31st and 0.16” the day before. The 3.5” total rain is typical for Decembers this century. The 20 year average is 3.4”, only four percent less. Rain fell 16 days. Rain fell daily the 10-15, totaling 0.73”. But more rain fell on the 20th, 0.76” and on the 31st.

Thirteen years this century there have been 3” or more of rain. Two years there was about 4.5” of rain and in 2015 seven inches fell.

Less than 1.5” rain occurred twice, 1.3” each in 2009 and 2011.

Christmas Eve through the 26th was the coldest three day stretch, each day averaging in the...

 

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