Based on the preliminary information provided by the official NWS cooperative observer in Breckenridge
4.30 inches of rain fell at the Wahpeton water treatment plant between Monday august 11th and 8 am Tuesday august 12th. The record 24 hour total of 4.86 inches occurred on
Official cooperative weather reports for the Wahpeton/Breckenridge area date back to 1889. During the period 1889 to 1999 records were collected at the water treatment plant in north Wahpeton. In the winter of 2000 the station was moved to the Breckenridge side of the river...where data are now collected. The two locations are approximately 2 miles apart.
The NWS...in cooperation with the
Please note this is a correction based on updated information provided by the North Dakota State Climatologist in Fargo.