Not just August, but the rainiest of ANY month on record
As of August 25th Moscow had already set the record for the rainiest month in the city’s history of meteorological observations.
According to the Moscow Meteo-Bureau, the city had received about 170 mm (6.69 inches) of rainfall the first 25 days of the month.
“The previous monthly record was set in August 1973 when 163 mm of rainfall was recorded”, a bureau spokesman said.
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