Petersburg on track for wettest summer

Petersburg is currently experiencing its fourth wettest summer, with the potential of becoming the wettest summer on record, according to data from the National Weather Service in Juneau.

From June 1 through July 18, Petersburg had 12.42 inches of rain. According to NWS data, Petersburg had 15.74 inches of rain in 1945, which set the record for the highest amount of rainfall in one summer.

In June, Petersburg experienced 7.55 inches of rain, according to NWS data. It was the rainiest June since 2010 when the town had 8 inches of rain. The average amount of rainfall in June for Petersburg is 4....


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