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December 2004

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Los Angeles, CA
    Maximum daily rainfall for the month; third wettest day on record December 28, 2004 5.55 inches 4.86 inches December 31, 1933; wettest day occurred on March 2, 1938 with 5.88 inches - records began in 1877
    Las Vegas, NV
    Wettest December on record; maximum daily rainfall for the month December 28, 2004 2.10 inches; 1.13 inches 1.76 inches; 0.95 inch December, 1940; December 24, 1977
    Bluefield, VA
    Wettest Year on record December, 2004 54.58 inches; 14 inches above normal 51.29 inches December, 1972
    Louisville, KY
    Wettest Year on record December, 2004 65.52 inches 63.76 inches December, 1996
    Victoria Regional Airport, TX
    Wettest Year on record December, 2004 73.70 inches 67.18 inches December, 1997
    Wilmington, NJ
    5th Wettest Year on record December, 2004 56.86 inches 55.28 inches 2003
    4th 56.99 inches, 1907; 3rd 57.05 inches, 1911; 2nd 59.45 inches, 1919; 1st 61.05 inches, 1945

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Huron, SD
    Latest date on record for first measurable snowfall December 5-6, 2004 0.90 inch 0.10 inch December 1, 1949
    Paducah, KY
    Snowiest December on record; maximum all-time daily snowfall total December 22, 2004 14 inches 7.3 inches; 11 inches December of 1969; January 16, 1978
    Evansville, KY
    Maximum all-time daily snowfall total December 22, 2004 19.3 inches 10.9 inches February 25, 1993
    Dayton International Airport, OH
    Maximum snowfall storm total ; maximum 24-hour snowfall total December 22-23, 2004; December 22, 2004 16 inches 12.9 inches; 12.2 inches January 26-27, 1978; January 26, 1978
    Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, OH
    Snowiest December on record December, 2004 33.6 inches 30.3 inches December, 1962
    Mansfield Lahm Airport, OH
    Snowiest December on record; maximum 24-hour snowfall total December, 2004 28.1 inches; 23 inches 23.4 inches; 12.3 inches December, 1995; December 22, 1974
    Corpus Christi, TX
    Maximum 24-hour total snowfall December 24-25, 2004 4.4 inches 4.3 inches February 14, 1895

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
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