August sets record as wettest month ever on Prince Edward Island

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CHARLOTTETOWN - It's official: August was the wettest month ever recorded on Prince Edward Island.
A total of 238.8 mm of rain fell on the Island last month, nearly 11 millimetres more than the previous all-time record set in July 1979.
Rainfall records have been kept since 1943.
By last week, P.E.I. had already set a new record rainfall for August.
Rainfall for the month as of Friday was nearly 224 mm, up from the previous high of nearly 210 mm which fell in August 1991.
The normal rainfall for August is about 87 mm.

Geographic location: Prince Edward Island, CHARLOTTETOWN

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