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Huntington, Charleston on pace to break annual rainfall average

By Luke Creasy, The Logan Banner in Logan, W.Va.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va — Those in the region who have experienced the recent persistent rainfall probably won’t be surprised by data compiled so far this year by the National Weather Service.

Those statistics show that Huntington, Charleston and the surrounding areas have received more than the average amount of rainfall from Jan. 1 to mid-June and are not far off the pace from last year when both cities had record or near-record amounts of precipitation.

The average yearly rainfall in Huntington is 42.59 inches, and the city is well on its way to topping that number in 2019, having already received 23.39 inches. In Charleston, the average is slightly higher (44.03), but that average will likely be topped again this year after having received over 25 inches already. …

Read more: https://www.loganbanner.com/news/huntington-charleston-on-pace-to-break-annual-rainfall-average/article_942f0e92-b929-516a-92fd-3e6513ee464f.html

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