August in Juneau was the eleventh wettest on record as the Capital City's summer continued to be cool and wet.
Meteorologist Geri Swanson in the Juneau Forecast Office of the National Weather Service says there was precipitation on 21 days for a total of 7.59 inches. She says that's 1.86 inches above normal.
Two daily precipitation records were set. There was 1.21 inches on the 8th and 1.28 inches on the 28th.
The average temperature was just under 55 degrees which is about 1.3 degrees below normal.
The highest temperature for the month was on the 14th when it reached 72. It also hit 70 on the 15th.
The coolest temperature came on the eve of the Blue Moon on the 30th when it dropped to 38 degrees.
Wind speeds were pretty average, she says at less than 10 miles per hour.
The highest gust at the airport was 30 miles per hour on the 8th out of the southeast.
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