October rainfall could double monthly average

October rainfall could double monthly average

October rainfall could double monthly average

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by Nick Allard

kgw.com

Posted on October 29, 2012 at 7:24 AM

Updated Monday, Oct 29 at 12:34 PM

PORTLAND -- Nearly an inch of rain fell Sunday in the Portland area, bringing the monthly total of 4.91 inches well above the three-inch average for October, according to KGW meteorologist Nick Allard.

After a Monday that will be a bit more dry, another one to two inches could fall by Wednesday, bringing the total monthly rainfall to double the average.

The wettest October ever was 8.41" in 1997 and the driest .19" in 1988.

Forecast

Up to four inches could fall in the Coast Range through mid-week, he said.

Yes, this means a rainy trick-or-treating evening for metro-area kids.

The above average rainfall comes after a record dry summer. More: Dry streak shatters 1890 record

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