As most are already aware, this past April set rainfall records all across the Lower Ohio Valley. The images below put April's monthly precipitation totals into a regional context.
The first image below shows how much rain fell across the entire Ohio Valley. These estimates are based on Doppler radar precipitation accumulation algorithms. Areas highlighted in deep purple and white show estimated precipitation of over 15 and 20 inches respectively.
This second image shows April's departure from normal rainfall in terms of inches.
Our final image shows April precipitation as a percentage of normal for the entire month. Areas in purple show that rainfall this past April was over 300% of normal for the entire month..