Soggy summer day sets rainfall record

Soggy summer day sets rainfall record

EUGENE, Ore. - This week's soggy summer day will go down as one for the record books.

July 23 of 2014 flowed past the previous record of .17, set in 1918. Precipitation records have been kept since 1890.

All told, .21 inches of rain fell on Wednesday at the Eugene Airport.

The day proved unseasonably cool: the high hit 68F, well short of the average 84.

Last year, the high temp for the day was 96. | Current Weather Conditions and Forecast