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Archive for November 19th, 2013

Another Seattle Rain Shadow

Once again, Seattle was kept drier than other parts of the region by a rain shadow. Unlike Friday’s southeast-side shadow, yesterday’s northeast orientation was much closer to normal (see RainWatch 48-hour accumulation image above). 24-hour rainfall totals across the city ranged from just under 0.50″ in places like Maple Leaf and Broadview, while Rainier Beach […]

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Seattle’s Wettest Day of the Year

Today is the wettest day of the year in Seattle. Tomorrow, we begin our long descent towards dry season. Too bad we don’t dry out as quickly as we get wet. Over the past 30 years—the period often used to define climate—November 19th has averaged 0.222 inches of precipitation. (Pictured above is the full 64-year […]

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