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Wednesday's Tucson Forecast: The dry streak is snapped!

It wasn’t much, but Tuesday’s rain ended Fall’s 10th longest dry spell.

The rain gauge at Tucson International Airport officially received 0.09″ yesterday. This snapped a 59 day stretch of no measurable rainfall in Tucson. 153 more words

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Climatology 101: September swoon for Monsoon

After a blockbuster start, Monsoon 2017 ended with a thud.

Entering the month, Tucson was 0.08” shy of having Monsoon 2017 becoming one of the 10 wettest. 130 more words

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Reviewing Monsoon 2017

Tucson experience the wettest Monsoon in 6 years. And yet, it still didn’t feel like it.

Let’s go back to early June & my original forecast for the Summer storm season… 697 more words

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A tale of two Monsoons

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

Even with a late start, the first half of Monsoon 2017 was epic. Tucson International Airport picked up 6.80” between June 15th and August 7th, all of which fell in the last three weeks of July. 138 more words

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Climatology 101: A July for the ages

On July 10th, Tucson was over 2″ below normal for yearly rainfall. 21 days later, weather history was made.

July 2017 featured the following at Tucson International Airport: 83 more words

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Monsoon 2017 makes dent in Arizona drought

The active start to Monsoon 2017 is bringing drought relief to portions of the state.

In the latest US Drought Monitor, Arizona’s moderate drought status dropped roughly 15% in the last week. 103 more words

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Tucson wetter than Seattle?

How stunning has the start of Monsoon 2017 been?

Consider this: Seattle has gone 38 straight days without measurable rainfall. Tucson International Airport has seen measurable rainfall 13 out of the last 15 days, including Monday’s 0.49″ rain. 100 more words

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