Record Rainfall in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Nebraska

Record Rainfall in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Nebraska (Ice Age Now, May 27, 2015):

Several cities have already seen one of their  wettest MONTHS on record. And the month isn’t over. And there’s more rain in the forecast

Fort Smith, Arkansas – With 18.33 inches of rain through 2:00 a.m. Tuesday, Fort Smith broke the previous record of 15.02 inches in June 1945, making it the wettest month on record

Oklahoma City – On Saturday, the city broke its June 1989 record of 14.66 inches to become the wettest month in Oklahoma City history.

Wichita Falls, Texas – May 2015 became the wettest month on record early Friday afternoon when the city’s month-to-date total reached 13.33 inches. That broke the record for May – and for any month on the calendar – both set in May 1982 with 13.22 inches.

Corpus Christi, Texas – Rainfall in May 2015 was 13.41 inches through 3:00 a.m. May 26, well beyond the previous May record of 10.44 inches set in 1941.

According to weather.com senior meteorologist Nick Wiltgen, May 2015 now exceeds Corpus’s total rainfall for the entire drought-parched year of 2011, which was only 12.06 inches.

Lubbock, Texas – The 8.41 inches of rain that had fallen through May 25 already makes it Lubbock’s second-wettest May on record.

Amarillo, Texas – The 9.26 inches of rain that had fallen through May 25 makes it the second-wettest May on record. The all-time record is 9.81 inches set in May 1951.

Lincoln, Nebraska – The 10.68 inches of rain that had fallen through 2:00 a.m. May 26, ranks as the Nebraska capital’s second-wettest May. A mere downpour would be enough to surpass the current wettest May record of 10.72 inches set in 1903.

Colorado Springs, Colorado – 7.40 inches of rain at Colorado Springs Municipal Airport through May 25 ranks as the second-wettest May on record.

Pueblo, Colorado – 4.87 inches of rain through May 25 makes it the second wettest May on record.

Tulsa, Oklahoma – The city’s May total to 11.95 inches as of 2:00 a.m. Tuesday, makes it the second-wettest May on record.

Wichita, Kansas – As of 2:00 a.m. Tuesday, the city’s month-to-date total was 11.12 inches, making it the third-wettest May on record.

More rain is possible through this week which will add to the record rainfall totals, says weather.com

See entire comprehensive rainfall totals:
http://www.weather.com/forecast/regional/news/plains-rain-flood-threat-wettest-may-ranking

1 thought on “Record Rainfall in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Nebraska

  1. There is definitely some climate upheaval going on. Here in CA, the plants already look like it is September instead of late May. Fox tails are out in droves, leaves are falling……..we are in Year Five of a dreadful drought…….

    A friend called this morning. He said there was an El Nino forming in the Pacific. I told him I heard that a couple of years ago, and we got nothing in the way of rain. He told me it had broken down. If this one does develop and hold, perhaps we will get a wet Summer or Fall………..We are desperate. We are roasting out here, it is like a bloody desert. Nevada is getting tons of rain and snow…..we get NOTHING.

    I sure hope the plants know something we don’t…………………perhaps, we can skip another dry four months……If they think it is September, rainy season is eminent………

    We can all dream.

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