A total of 5 inches of rain was recorded in downtown Franklin during August, with more than half of that total falling on one day.

August's rainfall was 1.68 inches more than the area's average for the month of 3.32 inches.

The most rainfall recorded during a single calendar day during the month was 2.9 inches on Aug. 27. There were six days with measurable rain during the month.

As of Aug. 31, a total of 46.87 inches of rain had been recorded in Franklin so far during 2019, which is 13.38 inches more than the area's average of 33.49 inches through the first eight months of a calendar year.

Franklin's high temperature during August was 94 degrees and the low was 56. The average daily high temperature was 86 degrees and the average daily low was 66.

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