NEWPORT — A few days of rainfall sandwiched by protracted dry spells left the area with below average precipitation for the fourth straight month in July.
As a result, a total of 0.84 inches of rain fell in the Newport area last month, or about 15 percent below the average of 0.99 inches for July.
On the upside, the most recent figure for July was a statistically eye-popping 84 times higher than the 0.01 inches recorded in July 2013.
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