Summer was wetter and warmer

This summer was wetter and warmer than normal but the number of hours of sunshine was average, the KNMI weather bureau said on Friday.

While June was dry, in July and August there were just eight days without any rainfall. Maastricht weather station recorded the most rain – 355 mm. The national average was 260 mm.

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