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2017 has come to a close, and a look at the total precipitation for 3 of our climate sites reveals a pretty normal year. In fact, you probably couldn't have a more normal year in the Louisville area if you look at how close this year's trace stayed on the normal line. Lexington and Bowling Green ended up slightly above normal for the year, both seeing wetter than normal late Summer and Fall periods. For reference, the record high and low precipitation amounts are included for each site. However, it should be noted that any year with more than 10 missing days was excluded. The only site this affected is Bowling Green, where there were a few years with 11-15 days missing in the early 1900's that were drier than the record low year on the graph.