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December 2015 wettest month ever recorded in Portland

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

It’s official. December 2015 is now the wettest month ever recorded in Portland.

The record was broken early Monday morning. As of 7 a.m. Portland has received 13.40 inches of rain in the past month, according to weather officials.

The previous record was set in December 1996 with 13.35 inches of rain.

And the month is not over yet. Weather reports said several storms are headed this way, bringing more rainfall for the next few days.  

Another weather record was also broken Monday. The Portland area has now had 21 straight days of rain, beating the previous record of 20 days set in December 2001.

FOX 12 weather experts said there are two dry days currently in the forecast, one of them being Christmas Day. 

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