Rainfall Is 24 Inches Above Normal

August 15, 2017

With another 1.66 inches of rain on Monday, the official rain gauge at the Pensacola airport hit 65.31 inches for the year to date. That is 23.98 inches of rain above average for this time of year.

The average rainfall for the entire year in Pensacola is 65.27 inches — so Pensacola’s rainfall so far this year is already above the average for the entire year, according to the National Weather Service in Mobile.

Pictured top: Dark clouds roll across Gobbler Road in Walnut Hill. NorthEscambia.com photo, click to enlarge.

Comments

3 Responses to “Rainfall Is 24 Inches Above Normal”

  1. Pop on August 15th, 2017 1:18 pm

    Well you can add another 2″ to that after what we just got!

  2. Gene Hudson on August 15th, 2017 7:31 am

    FYI…Many think Seattle is the wettest city in America…

    The 10 rainiest cities in the U.S. by amount of annual rainfall include:
    Mobile, Ala.: 67 inches average annual rainfall; 59 average annual rainy days
    Pensacola, Fla.: 65 inches average annual rainfall; 56 average annual rainy days
    New Orleans, La.: 64 inches average annual rainfall; 59 average annual rainy days
    West Palm Beach, Fla.: 63 inches average annual rainfall; 58 average annual rainy days
    Lafayette, La.: 62 inches average annual rainfall; 55 average annual rainy days
    Baton Rouge, La.: 62 inches average annual rainfall; 56 average annual rainy days
    Miami, Fla.: 62 inches average annual rainfall; 57 average annual rainy days
    Port Arthur, Texas: 61 inches average annual rainfall; 51 average annual rainy days
    Tallahassee, Fla.: 61 inches average annual rainfall; 56 average annual rainy days
    Lake Charles, La.: 58 inches average annual rainfall; 50 average annual rainy days

  3. Tommy on August 15th, 2017 1:14 am

    So moist





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