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Rainfall In England

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Parent Issue
Day
27
Month
April
Year
1877
Copyright
Public Domain
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Thore are 1,500 stations in tlic Umtcd Kingdom where méastirements of riiinfall are carefully made. Taking the country gencrally, Jiily and Octöber miglit bc regarded as tlie wettest montlis. July, owing to the very largo amount often falling dwing timnderstorms ; and Ootober, irom frequent stoady rains ; wliile the least f all happens in April and May. Every inch of rain gives 22,023 gallons of water per aero, or 14,500,000 gallons per square mile, and this fact forrns the basis of all calculations respecting water supply.

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Michigan Argus