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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Wichita KS
740 AM CDT Sat Aug 27 2016

...Wichita Experiencing 4rd Wettest August And 3rd Wettest Summer On
Record...

With 5 days to go, its guaranteed that 2016 will be Wichita`s 4th
wettest August and 3rd wettest Summer on record.

Up to and including the 26th, Wichita had measured 8.24 inches of
rain, making 2016 Wichita`s 4th wettest August on record.

The following are Wichita`s 10 wettest Augusts:

      Year   Rainfall (Inches)
1st:  2005         11.96
2nd:  2013         10.63
3rd:  1933          8.50
4th:  2016**        8.24**
5th:  1960          7.91
6th:  1888          7.77
7th:  1987          7.69
8th:  1895          7.67
9th:  1991          7.57
10th: 2003          6.82

The following are Wichita`s 10 wettest Summers:

1st:  2005         23.61
2nd:  1950         23.32
3rd:  2016**       20.74**
4th:  2013         20.15
5th:  1951         19.90
6th:  1948         18.87
7th:  1995         18.71
8th:  1960         18.07
9th:  1989         17.75
10th: 2004         17.09

More rain is in the forecast. We`ll soon find out if 2016 can climb
higher up the rainfall ladder.

$$

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