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Flagstaff ties record for longest dry spell

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — It’s 39 consecutive days and counting without any
precipitation for Flagstaff.

That ties the city’s dry-spell record, which was first set in 1917 and tied in
December 2013.

The city’s last snowfall was on Dec. 21.

According to information from the National Weather Service, Wednesday’s high of
60 degrees in Flagstaff tied a record temperature for that date set in 1986.

Meteorologists say Flagstaff has had 7.11 inches of precipitation since Sept. 1
compared to the average of 9.46 inches.

Snowfall in the city since Sept. 1 is at 29.9 inches, down from the normal
level of 50.7 inches.


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