Now That Month Was Wet
The month of August was much wetter than normal. In fact it was the wettest August on record, and the fifth wettest month of all time. This was mainly due to a very slow moving storm system that brought record rainfall to the region from the 21st through the 24th.
It was the wettest four-day period in record in Glasgow, as 5.26 inches of rain fell during that time.
For the month, 6.72 inches of rain fell, which was 5.48 inches above normal. The monthly total breaks the old monthly rainfall record for August, which was 5.74 inches in 1985. This past August also ranks as Glasgow's fifth wet...