“The contiguous U.S. saw 19.05 inches in total precipitation in the past year, 3.74 inches above the average and the wettest such period in the 125-year record,” says ABC11.com
“The precipitation total for June was 3.3 inches in the contiguous U.S., about .37 inches above the average, according to NOAA.”
In fact, the U.S. has broken the record for the wettest 12-month period for the third time this year. Rainfall extremes included above- to much-above average participation in the Deep South through the Mississippi and Ohio river valleys as well as the East Coast, according to NOAA.
Thanks to Laurel for this link
“You might get a wet bum;-)” says Laurel