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The 10 wettest Julys in Philadelphia history

Philadelphia had its rainiest July ever last month.

The 10 wettest Julys in Philadelphia history

Philadelphia had its rainiest July ever last month.

Courtesy of data from the National Weather Service, we took a look at other Julys when the city got drenched. Here's how much rain fell in the 10 wettest years since the weather service began keeping records in 1872:

1. 2013: 13.24 inches
2. 1994: 10.42 inches
3. 1919: 10.3 inches
4. 1989: 9.44 inches
5. 1872: 9.2 inches
6. 1945: 8.86 inches
7. 1926: 8.4 inches
8. 1969: 8.33 inches
9. 1889: 8.29 inches
10. 1996: 8.17 inches

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