Petersburg below normal levels of rainfall


October 3, 2019

Despite being the second wettest month out of the year for Petersburg, September was slightly below the normal 13.65 inch rainfall amount at 12.21 inches, according to Dan Hartsock, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service forecast office in Juneau.

Petersburg is also below the normal amount of rainfall for the first nine months of the year. There were 59.87 inches of rainfall reported in Petersburg in 2019 so far, but by this time of the year, the city typically has 70.74 inches of rainfall, according to Hartstock.

Between Sept. 11 and Sept. 26, it rained in Petersburg on 14 out of...

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