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One of the wettest years on record for region in 2017 so far

Published: Monday, November 06, 2017 @ 7:48 AM
By: McCall Vrydaghs, Breaking News Staff

Heavy rain and storms worked across the Miami Valley Sunday afternoon into Sunday night, leaving behind a swath of rain totals ranging between two and four inches.

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Officially, the Dayton International Airport recorded 3.57 inches for the day Sunday. This breaks the previous daily record rainfall total of 2.18 inches set in 1948.

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Also, the annual precipitation total of 47.78 inches so far in 2017 is more than a foot above normal. With nearly two months left to the year, 2017 already ranks in the top ten wettest years for Dayton, Ohio. In fact, this year now holds the number nine spot in the top ten and will likely climb the ranks before the year's out. 

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