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Soggy Second Half Leads to Seattle’s Fifth-Wettest October

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Soggy Second Half Leads to Seattle’s Fifth-Wettest October

And you thought only politicians were masters at flip-flopping.

October 2012 has pulled off an impressive about-face of its own, having gone from near-record dryness in the first third of the month to a top-five finish in the ranks of Seattle’s wettest Octobers.

Although it seems like eons ago, what with our constantly drippy skies, last month began as Seattle’s driest in 21 years, with no rainfall recorded through Oct. 11. Those first 11 days, when tacked on to the extreme dryness the region experienced in August and September, gave us our driest roughly two-and-half month period (81 days to be exact, fact-checkers) in Seattle history.
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