Friday, June 19, 2009

Seattle Ties May-June Dry Streak Record

Seattle, Washington just barely missed breaking its record for consecutive rainless days in May and June when a minimal 0.01" of rain fell in the last 6 minutes of the recording day yesterday. The National Weather Service report:
ITS OVER. A SHOWER THAT STARTED AT SEATTLE-TACOMA AIRPORT AT 1249 AM   
BROUGHT 0.01 INCHES OF RAIN BEFORE 1 AM ENDING THE DRY STREAK AT THE
AIRPORT AT 29 DAYS. THE MEASURABLE RAIN WAS RECORDED BETWEEN 1254 AM
AND 1 AM...THE LAST SIX MINUTES OF THE DAY. THE DAILY MIDNIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT DATA IS ACTUALLY FROM 1 AM TO 1 AM WHEN WE ARE ON DAYLIGHT
SAVINGS TIME. THE LAST TIME SEA-TAC GOT MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION WAS
BETWEEN 9 AND 10 PM BACK ON MAY 19TH.

THE FOLLOWING IS THE LIST OF THE TOP 5 DRY SPELLS /CONSECUTIVE DAYS
WITH NO MEASURABLE RAINFALL/ FOR MAY AND JUNE AT SEATTLE-TACOMA
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

29 DAYS MAY 20TH - JUNE 17TH 2009
29 DAYS MAY 28TH - JUNE 25TH 1982
27 DAYS MAY 6TH - JUNE 1ST 1963
26 DAYS JUN 5TH - JUNE 30TH 1977
24 DAYS APR 30TH - MAY 23RD 1946

THE ALL TIME RECORD NUMBER OF CONSECUTIVE DRY DAYS AT SEATTLE-TACOMA
AIRPORT IS 51 DAYS SET BACK IN 1951. THERE WAS NO MEASURABLE
RAINFALL DURING THE PERIOD FROM JULY 7TH THROUGH AUGUST 26TH OF THAT
YEAR.

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