By Ken Stern 

Rain once again fell from sky in September


October 4, 2023

Finally, a significant rainfall at autumn’s start, 0.9 inches Sept. 23. That led six days in a row of precipitation totaling 1.4 inches for 82.8% of the month’s 1.8 inch total. The other 0.3 inches fell Sept 3-4, with a quarter inch of rain the 4th.

The 1.8 inches of rain is one of four years that has occurred since 2000, making it the tenth wettest September in the last 24 years and about average for this century.

The September rainfall average for this century has been pushed down to 1.9 inches. This year’s rainfall is the closest to average for its month in 2023.

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