Monday, August 27, 2007

Greatest One Day Rainfall in Philadelphia

These are the one-day rainfalls of three inches or more that have fallen in Philadelphia since 1874:


Month Day Year High Low Rain
9 16 1999 71 60 6.63
8 3 1898 82 70 5.63
10 8 2005 76 60 5.53
8 14 2011 75 69 4.84
8 27 1971 75 70 4.77
9 14 1966 70 65 4.69
7 12 2004 75 69 4.68
9 22 1882 76 66 4.65
6 29 1973 80 70 4.62
9 12 1960 69 59 4.60
8 27 2011 78 72 4.55
8 8 1981 75 68 4.40
7 5 1989 76 69 4.38
4 15 2007 48 42 4.19
11 7 1977 59 55 3.99
2 6 1896 60 34 3.86
10 25 1980 67 44 3.82
9 16 1900 79 65 3.79
8 23 1933 76 69 3.74
8 19 1939 76 70 3.73
9 23 1882 66 58 3.72
12 7 1914 36 34 3.71
8 7 1921 88 68 3.70
7 3 1978 66 61 3.66
9 8 2011 75 69 3.65
10 19 1966 60 46 3.59
7 29 1980 87 73 3.53
8 27 1882 72 69 3.49
9 17 1876 74 52 3.48
11 25 1950 60 27 3.46
7 21 1988 90 73 3.45
7 18 1994 85 73 3.45
8 31 1911 61 57 3.41
9 3 1969 72 68 3.37
7 30 1971 79 71 3.36
6 16 1906 79 67 3.30
4 30 1947 81 56 3.29
8 12 1955 74 69 3.29
7 28 1969 82 70 3.28
6 27 1938 66 60 3.27
9 4 1935 72 63 3.25
9 28 2004 78 65 3.22
5 27 1918 87 59 3.16
8 13 1919 70 60 3.16
4 16 2011 61 43 3.11
11 8 1972 61 48 3.07
6 12 1968 76 66 3.05
9 20 1938 70 60 3.04
8 25 1906 68 63 3.03
7 31 1889 80 68 3.00
10 1 2010 76 57 3.00