Rainfall records tumble in Sioux Falls and Sioux City on March 31st

TOTAL RAINFALL FOR MARCH 31ST IN SIOUX FALLS WAS 3.27 INCHES WHICH BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 2.00 INCHES SET IN 1897. THE 3.27 INCHES BROKE THE WETTEST DAY ON RECORD IN MARCH...ECLIPSING THE OLD RECORD OF 2.39 INCHES SET ON MARCH 25TH 1995. THE TOTAL MONTHLY RAINFALL FOR MARCH 2007 IN SIOUX FALLS WAS 4.98 INCHES WHICH MAKES IT THE WETTEST MARCH ON RECORD...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 4.08 INCHES SET IN 1998.

TOTAL RAINFALL IN SIOUX CITY FOR MARCH 31ST WAS 2.25 INCHES. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 1.03 INCHES SET IN 1998. THE 2.25 INCHES BROKE THE WETTEST DAY ON RECORD IN MARCH...ECLIPSING THE OLD RECORD OF 1.68 INCHES SET ON MARCH 28TH 1940. THE TOTAL MONTHLY RAINFALL FOR MARCH 2007 IN SIOUX CITY WAS 4.19 INCHES WHICH MAKES IT THE 4TH WETTEST MARCH ON RECORD. THE WETTEST MARCH ON RECORD OCCURRED IN 1987 WHEN 5.90 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL FOR THE MONTH.



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