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Archive for January, 2014

2013 National Overview

  The National Climate Data Center released its National Overview for 2013 today. The most striking aspect of the report is the perspective that it provides on the drought affecting the West. Washington was one of only five (of the lower 48) states to have less rainfall than normal. In Seattle’s 66 years of record-keeping, […]

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December 2013 Precipitation Summary

  For the third-straight month, Seatac experienced well below normal precipitation. 1.66 inches fell in December,  0.29″ shy of the record driest December on record (1978), and 31% of the 30-year normal of 5.35 inches. Much of the state, including parts of Seattle dipped below  25%.   The greatest 24-hour rainfall total of the month occurred […]

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