Wettest August on Record for the Twin Cities

RECORD EVENT REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
420 AM CDT WED AUG 29 2007

...WETTEST AUGUST ON RECORD SET IN THE TWIN CITIES...
A NEW RECORD HAS BEEN SET FOR AUGUST MONTHLY RAINFALL IN THE
TWIN CITIES. THROUGH MIDNIGHT AUGUST 28 2007...9.32 INCHES
OF RAIN HAS FALLEN SO FAR AT THE MINNEAPOLIS/ST PAUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

THE OLD RECORD FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST WAS 9.31 INCHES SET BACK
IN AUGUST OF 1977. SO FAR THIS MONTH...MINNEAPOLIS/ST PAUL
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IS 5.62 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL AUGUST
MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 3.70 INCHES.
RANKING OF THE TOP FIVE AUGUST RAINFALL TOTALS:

9.32 INCHES    2007
9.31 INCHES    1977
8.74 INCHES    1875
8.70 INCHES    1914
8.30 INCHES    2002

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