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U.S. Sets Wet Record

Does it seem like it’s been raining a lot? The contiguous United States recently completed its wettest May to April period on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Environmental Information. From May 2018 to April 2019, an average of 36.20 inches of precipitation fell across the lower 48 states, 6.25 inches above the 20th century mean.

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