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Page 15 - ... while, strangely enough, January of that same year was an abnormally dry period. Regarding the chart for December, 1889, a very wet winter month, Professor Henry states: The pressure distribution is abnormal, as, also, the rainfall; indeed, a similar configuration of the isobars could not be found in a brief search through the records of the last twenty years. The chart represents an extreme condition, viz., a transfer of the usual track of low-pressure areas of the northern boundary southward...