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December was really wet

No snow, 10 frost days

Yes, December was wet. The year ended wet: six days of rain last week, 1.6”, though 0.7” was in the new year. The 4.3” of precipitation is now the fourth time over 4” fell this month this century. Rainfall was 25% above the 3.4” century average, 0.9” more.

Rain fell 22 days. Rain came down 13 days straight, Dec. 7-19 and seven of the last 11 days, with almost an inch Dec. 29-31.

Fourteen years 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.

The month was much warmer than no...

 

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