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December 2018 Obs

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With 0.80" rain in the past hour, Raleigh's annual precipitation reached 60.03" at 4 pm. 2018 is only the 4th year on record that Raleigh has had 60" or more precipitation.

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Asheville, NC's historic December Rainstorm...
Final

Rainfall amounts:
12/27: 1.02"
12/28: 4.17"  

Storm Total: 5.19"

Notes:
- 12/27 rainfall beat the daily record of 1.00", which was set in 1875
- 12/28 rainfall beat the daily record of 2.67", which was set in 1958
- 12/28 rainfall surpassed the December daily record of 2.90", which was set on December 29, 1901
- Storm total: Set a new December record (old 2-day record: 3.62", December 27-28, 1958; old 3-day record: 3.69", December 21-23, 2013)
- December precipitation reached 10.56" (old monthly record: 9.16", 2009); December is the second monthly record that was set during 2018.
- The December 2018 total is also the highest amount during meteorological winter (old record: 9.96", January 1998)
- Annual precipitation reached 79.17" easily exceeding the old annual record of 75.22", which was set in 2013

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1.47" yesterday which has totaled me out at 8.28" for the month. Year to date 74.63" with more chances of rain tomorrow and Monday. Currently a balmy 69/59.

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No rain today but it certainly warmed up this afternoon. Currently 67/65. Looks like I will be ending up at 8.35" for the month and 74.70" for the year.

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2 hours ago, Orangeburgwx said:

Finished at -1.23"... 

Are you seriously saying you had below average rainfall?  I didn't know there was anywhere in the Carolinas which wasn't above normal.

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2 minutes ago, cbmclean said:

Are you seriously saying you had below average rainfall?  I didn't know there was anywhere in the Carolinas which wasn't above normal.

Orangeburg, Bamberg, and Aiken counties were the only three who got the infamous Southeast Dry Slot

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With 0.11" rain in the past hour, Atlanta's total precipitation for 2018 reached 70.03". That is only the second time on record that Atlanta has had 70.00" or more precipitation.

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