August 2001 Rainfall Totals

August was the fourth month in a row that had above normal rainfall in most locations in South Mississippi. One notable exception was Pascagoula where rainfall was almost three inches below normal.

Here are the numbers from the WLOX WeatherNet sites:

Actual

Normal

Difference

Pascagoula 4.33" 7.09" -2.76"
Bay St. Louis 7.40" 6.07" +1.33"
Poplarville 5.70" 5.88" +.18"
Lucedale 8.49" ------ ------
Wiggins 6.88" 5.34" +1.54"
Gulfport 6.92" 5.84" +1.08"
Biloxi 8.24" 6.24" +2.00"