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Published September 07, 2010, 09:20 AM

Record North Dakota Rain

A rainy Labor Day in North Dakota set records across the state, and just to the south of it.

By: Associated Press, WDAZ

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A rainy Labor Day in North Dakota set records across the state, and just to the south of it.

The National Weather Service says rainfall records for the date fell in Bismarck, Minot, Dickinson and Fargo, and also in the South Dakota city of Mobridge.

Bismarck had 2.12 inches, breaking the city's Sept. 6 record of 1.32 inches set in 1981.

Minot had 1.64 inches, bettering the mark of 0.66 inches set in 2000.

Dickinson had 0.8 inches, breaking the record of 0.33 inches set in 2001.

Fargo saw 1.99 inches of rain Monday. That city's record for the date had been 1.04 inches in 1937.

Mobridge on Monday had 1.22 inches of rain. That city's previous record for the date was 1.15 inches in 1992.

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