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DC region experiencing 5th driest year on record, Friday’s dry heat pushing 90 degrees

June 2, 2023
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Notice a crunch when you walk in the grass or how often you’ve had to water your flowers or garden this spring? You’re not imagining anything; this is one of the driest years on record so far. The D.C. area has only tallied 10.22 inches of precipitation (mostly rain) this year through May 31 — enough to qualify as the fifth-driest year on record through the first five months.

 

Article Source: WTOP

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