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Metro Vancouver sees double usual rainfall for September

Last Updated Sep 24, 2019 at 6:39 am PDT

FILE - Pedestrians carrying umbrellas to shield themselves from the rain are seen through a cafe window covered with rain and steam in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday March 11, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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So far, we've had 113 millimetres, while the normal rainfall for September is 50.9 mm

On Sunday, many parts of Metro Vancouver absorbed a month's worth of rain in one day

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – If it’s felt wetter than normal in Vancouver over the last few weeks, it’s not your imagination. Metro Vancouver has already seen double the usual rainfall for September.

So far, we’ve had 113 millimetres, while the normal rainfall for September is 50.9.

On Sunday, many parts of Metro Vancouver absorbed a month’s worth of rain in one day – making it a very soggy last day of summer.

On Sept. 22, Vancouver International Airport saw 30.4 mm of rain, West Vancouver saw 65.5 mm of rain, and Pitt Meadows saw 21.77 mm of rain.

White Rock saw 22.4 mm, while Vancouver harbour saw 48 mm down by the water.

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And it will continue to be a rainy week, with the next pulse of heavy rain coming Wednesday night.

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