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.        Record Precipitation Data

.          HIGHEST ANNUAL PRECIP              LOWEST ANNUAL PRECIP
            1.  27.58  1999                    1.  6.07  1939
            2.  25.43  1965                    2.  7.47  1934
            3.  25.07  1957                    3.  7.85  2002
             4.  24.55  1921                    4.  8.11  2012
5. 23.12 1997 5. 8.59 1964 6. 22.64 1914 6. 8.62 1916 7. 22.44 1941 7. 8.81 1899 8. 22.26 1995 8. 8.81 1899 9. 21.94 1982 9. 9.11 1924 10. 21.13 2004 10. 9.37 2010
ANNUAL PRECIP:  30 YEAR AVERAGE = 16.17
ANNUAL PRECIP: ALL TIME AVERAGE = 15.12
                DECADES
            1900's            1910's*         1920's         1930's
            MAX: 21.04  1909    22.64  1914     24.55  1921    17.63  1935
            MIN:  9.79  1907     8.62  1916      9.11  1924     6.07  1939
            AVG: 15.42          13.75           14.60          12.26     .
            1940's*           1950's          1960's         1970's
            MAX: 22.44  1941    25.07  1957     25.43  1965    20.34  1976
            MIN: 12.61  1949    10.16  1953      8.59  1964     9.46  1974
            AVG: 16.08          15.01           14.97          15.52     .
            1980's            1990's          2000's             .
            MAX: 21.94  1982    27.58  1999     21.13  2004              .
            MIN: 12.61  1988    13.38  1993      7.85  2002              .
            AVG: 17.49          19.11           13.94                    .
*Incomplete data in 1918, 1947 and 1948. Years not used in averages/extremes.
              RECORD ONE-DAY PRECIP                HIGHEST ONE-MONTH PRECIP
            1.  4.50  Sep 14 2011                   1.  8.10   May 1936
            2.  4.29  Sep 11 2008                   2.  8.00   Jun 1965
            3.  4.27  Apr 15 1921                   3.  7.78   Jun 1995
            4.  3.98  Aug  4 1999                   4.  7.50   Apr 1999
            5.  3.64  Jul  7 1947                   5.  7.09   Aug 1929
            6.  3.63  Jul 29 1997                   6.  7.04   Aug 1999
            7.  3.03  Jun  8 1942                   7.  6.78   Apr 1900
            8.  3.00  Jul 22 1951                   8.  6.59   Jul 1930
            9.  2.99  Aug 28 2000                   9.  6.06   Aug 1986
             10.  2.98  Aug 20 1970                  10.  5.97   Apr 1921 .
GREATEST AMOUNT IN 24 HOURS: 4.97   Sep 11-12, 2008
                   HIGHEST PRECIP FOR MONTHS
            Jan                Feb                Mar                Apr
            1. 1.17  1987      1. 2.45  1987      1. 3.03  1906      1. 7.50  1999
            2. 1.12  1956      2. 1.89  1934      2. 2.67  1896      2. 6.78  1900
            3.  .95  1921      3. 1.81  1911      3. 2.59  1941      3. 5.97  1921
            May                Jun                Jul                Aug
            1. 8.10  1935      1. 8.00  1965      1. 6.59  1930      1. 7.09  1929
            2. 5.67  1957      2. 7.79  1995      2. 6.24  1947      2. 7.04  1999
            3. 5.24  1917      3. 6.01  2004      3. 5.85  1945      3. 6.06  1986
            Sep                Oct                Nov                Dec
            1. 5.91  2011      1. 5.01  1984      1. 2.30  1909      1. 2.54  1913
            2. 4.97  2008      2. 3.45  1923      2. 2.21  1957      2. 2.10  1933
            3. 4.80  2013      3. 2.96  2014      3. 2.05  1991      3. 1.10  1946
                   LOWEST PRECIP FOR MONTHS
            Jan                Feb                Mar                Apr
            1.  .00  1923      1.  .00  1921      1.   T  (19)22,    1.  .01  1964
            .        1928                                  35,46     2.  .02  1899, 1963, 2002
            2.   T  (19)11,    2.   T   1916      2.  .01  1966      3.  .08  1904
            19,25,             1991      3.  .04  1920    .
            .    31,33,    3.  .02 (19)04,                          .
            .      53,64,             14,24,                            .
            .                        29,46,                           .
            3.  .01  1986               92                                       .
            May                Jun                Jul                 Aug
            1.  .09  1927      1.  .13  1990      1.  .29  2008      1.  .12  2012
            2.  .33  1970      2.  .15  1968      2.  .30  1924      2.  .15  1962
            .        1974      3.  .22  1933      3.  .43  1903      3.  .19  1940
            3.  .33  2008                                                        .
            .                                                               .
            Sep             Oct                Nov                Dec
            1.   T  (19)19   1.   T   1934      1.  .00  1924      1.   T  (19)05,
33,53 2. .01 (19)33, 2. T (19)04, 17,31,
2. .02 1945 39,40, 42,49, 70,95 3. .05 1978 55,80 65,95 2. .01 1922 . 3. .02 1995 3. .01 1899 3. .02 1957
2001 1901
 
Number of days with more than a trace of precipitation... 5897
Climatological chance for measurable precipitation....... 24%
**Days through October 31, 2014 - based on 24320 days.
Daily records are in inches, April 1, 1948 to present.
Monthly and annual records date back to November 1, 1894.

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