Most of Baltimore’s wettest months on record are linked to tropical cyclones.
More than 18 inches fell in August 1955, the month hurricanes Connie and Diane hit back-to-back.
Baltimore got nearly 14 inches of rain in August 1933, the month of the Chesapeake-Potomac Hurricane, which cut the inlet dividing Ocean City from Assateague Island.
And two feet of rain fell across August and September 2011, a period that included Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
While National Weather Service forecasters said Wednesday that Hurricane Irma