Rainy Days of Summer
Summer has been quite wet for most of the region.
Residents of the Northeast don’t have to be reminded of how much rain fell so far this summer. Totals that ranged from 2 to 10 inches above normal resulted from a combination of heavy downpours and many days of rain. On average, the region sees about 30 days with measurable rain during the period June 1 - Aug 27. For the time frame shown above, Hartford, CT, Islip, NY and Scranton, PA saw their greatest number of days with rain on record. In addition, 22 other cities in the region were in the top ten with respect to most number of days of measurable rain.