June Rainfall Records Set at Milwaukee and Madison

...MANY NEW JUNE RAINFALL RECORDS SET AT MILWAUKEE AND MADISON...

THE HEAVY RAINFALL OVER SOUTHERN WISCONSIN DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE
HAS SET MANY NEW RAINFALL RECORDS FOR THE MILWAUKEE AND MADISON
AIRPORTS. HERE IS A LISTING OF THE NEW RECORDS...

MILWAUKEE

RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION

DATE     NEW VALUE     PREVIOUS VALUE     YEAR

6/7/08   4.93 INCHES        2.44 INCHES            1916

6/8/08   2.25 INCHES        1.24 INCHES            1974

RECORD MONTHLY PRECIPITATION

FROM THE MONTH OF JUNE...MILWAUKEE RECEIVED 12.27 INCHES OF
RAINFALL. THIS IS THE NEW RECORD MONTHLY PRECIPITATION AMOUNT FOR
JUNE AT MILWAUKEE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD AMOUNT WAS 10.03 INCHES...SET
IN 1917.

HERE IS A LIST OF THE TOP 10 WETTEST JUNE MONTHS ON RECORD AT
MILWAUKEE...

                 VALUE                   YEAR

1.    **12.27 INCHES**     **2008**
2.       10.03 INCHES            1917
3.         9.98 INCHES            1997
4.         8.28 INCHES            1954
5.         7.79 INCHES            1968
6.         7.54 INCHES            1940
7.         7.53 INCHES            1969
8.         7.38 INCHES            1967
9.         6.96 INCHES            1999
10        6.95 INCHES            1928

ALL TIME RECORD MONTHLY PRECIPITATION

THE 12.27 INCHES OF RAINFALL ALSO SET THE ALL TIME WETTEST MONTH
EVER AT MILWAUKEE. THE PREVIOUS ALL TIME WETTEST MONTH WAS 10.03
INCHES...SET IN JUNE 1917.

HERE IS A LIST OF THE TOP 10 ALL TIME WETTEST MONTHS AT MILWAUKEE...

              VALUE                 MONTH          YEAR

1. **12.27 INCHES**    **JUNE**      **2008**
2.    10.03 INCHES           JUNE             1917
3.      9.98 INCHES            JUNE            1997
4.      9.87 INCHES     SEPTEMBER      1941
5.      9.56 INCHES             MAY              1933
6.      9.41 INCHES     SEPTEMBER      1961
7.      9.05 INCHES         AUGUST          1987
8.      8.82 INCHES         AUGUST          1986
9.      8.72 INCHES     SEPTEMBER      1872
10.    8.56 INCHES      NOVEMBER       1934

24 HOUR RECORD PRECIPITATION


THE 5.70 INCHES OF RAINFALL ON JUNE 7 AND JUNE 8 2008 SET THE 3RD
HIGHEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION AMOUNT AT MILWAUKEE. IN ADDITION...THE
4.93 INCHES OF RAINFALL ON JUNE 7 SET THE 6TH HIGHEST 24 HOUR
PRECIPITATION AMOUNT AT MILWAUKEE. THE RECORD AMOUNT WAS 6.84
INCHES...SET FROM AUGUST 5 TO AUGUST 6 1986.

HERE IS A LIST OF THE TOP 10 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS AT
MILWAUKEE...

            VALUE                               DATES

1.    6.84 INCHES           8/5/1986 TO 8/6/1986
2.    5.76 INCHES           6/22/1917 TO 6/23/1917
3. **5.70 INCHES**    **6/7/2008 TO 6/8/2008**
4.    5.28 INCHES           9/7/1941 TO 9/8/1941
5.    5.24 INCHES           6/20/1997 TO 6/21/1997
6. **4.93 INCHES**    **6/7/2008**
7.    4.69 INCHES           6/21/1940 TO 6/22/1940
8.    4.42 INCHES           7/2/2000
9.    4.35 INCHES           7/17/1959 TO 7/18/1959
10.  4.05 INCHES           7/31/1953 TO 8/1/1953

48-HOUR RECORD PRECIPITATION

THE 7.18 INCHES OF RAINFALL ON JUNE 7 AND JUNE 8 2008 SET THE 48
HOUR PRECIPITATION RECORD AT MILWAUKEE. THE PREVIOUS 48 HOUR
PRECIPITATION RECORD WAS 6.84 INCHES...SET FROM AUGUST 5 TO AUGUST 6
1986.

HERE IS A LIST OF THE TOP 10 48-HOUR PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS AT
MILWAUKEE...

              VALUE                             DATES

1. **7.18 INCHES**    **6/7/2008 TO 6/8/2008**
2.    6.84 INCHES           8/5/1986 TO 8/6/1986
3.    6.01 INCHES           9/7/1941 TO 9/8/1941
4.    5.76 INCHES          6/22/1917 TO 6/23/1917
5.    5.55 INCHES          6/22/1940 TO 6/23/1940
6.    5.25 INCHES          6/20/1997 TO 6/21/1997
7.    4.55 INCHES          4/18/1877 TO 4/19/1877
8.    4.48 INCHES            7/1/1887 TO 7/2/1887
9.    4.41 INCHES          7/17/1959 TO 7/18/1959
10.  4.13 INCHES          8/15/1987 TO 8/16/1987

MADISON

RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION

DATE     NEW VALUE     PREVIOUS VALUE     YEAR

6/7/08   2.23 INCHES         2.01 INCHES           1993

6/8/08   4.11 INCHES         1.40 INCHES           1874

6/12/08  2.57 INCHES        1.20 INCHES           1877

RECORD MONTHLY PRECIPITATION

FROM THE MONTH OF JUNE...MADISON RECEIVED 10.93 INCHES OF RAINFALL.
THIS IS THE NEW RECORD MONTHLY PRECIPITATION AMOUNT FOR JUNE AT
MADISON. THE PREVIOUS RECORD AMOUNT WAS 9.95 INCHES...SET IN 1978.

HERE IS A LIST OF THE TOP 10 WETTEST JUNE MONTHS ON RECORD AT
MADISON...

                VALUE                   YEAR

1.   **10.93 INCHES**      **2008**
2.         9.95 INCHES            1978
3.         9.69 INCHES            1996
4.         9.31 INCHES            1880
5.         8.63 INCHES            2000
6.         8.15 INCHES            1963
7.         7.96 INCHES            1969
8.         7.82 INCHES            1968
9.         7.76 INCHES            1882
10        7.72 INCHES            1890

ALL TIME RECORD MONTHLY PRECIPITATION

THE 10.93 INCHES OF RAINFALL ALSO RANKED THE 5TH ALL TIME WETTEST
MONTH AT MADISON. THE ALL TIME WETTEST MONTH WAS 15.18 INCHES...SET
IN AUGUST 2007. 

HERE IS A LIST OF THE TOP 10 ALL TIME WETTEST MONTHS AT MADISON...

               VALUE                   MONTH                YEAR

1.       15.18 INCHES         AUGUST               2007
T2. **10.93 INCHES**  **JUNE**              **2008**
T2.     10.93 INCHES        JULY                      1950
3.       10.84 INCHES         MAY                       2004
4.       10.69 INCHES         SEPTEMBER      1915
5.       10.34 INCHES         SEPTEMBER      1941
6.       10.29 INCHES         SEPTEMBER      1938
7.         9.95 INCHES         JUNE                    1978
8.         9.69 INCHES         JUNE                    1996
9.         9.63 INCHES         MAY                       2000
10.      9.49 INCHES          AUGUST              1980

24 HOUR RECORD PRECIPITATION

THE 5.27 INCHES OF RAINFALL ON JUNE 7 AND JUNE 8 2008 SET THE 2ND
HIGHEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION AMOUNT AT MADISON. IN ADDITION...THE
4.11 INCHES OF RAINFALL ON JUNE 8 TIED FOR THE 9TH HIGHEST 24 HOUR
PRECIPITATION AMOUNT AT MADISON. THE RECORD AMOUNT WAS 5.31
INCHES...SET FROM SEPTEMBER 7 TO SEPTEMBER 8 1941.

HERE IS A LIST OF THE TOP 10 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS AT
MADISON...

            VALUE                          DATES

1.       5.31 INCHES        9/7/1941 TO 9/8/1941
2.   **5.27 INCHES**  **6/7/2008 TO 6/8/2008**
3.       5.20 INCHES        9/12/1915 TO 9/13/1915
4.       5.00 INCHES        8/18/2007 TO 8/19/2007
5.       4.51 INCHES        6/17/1996
6.       4.38 INCHES        5/21/2004 TO 5/22/2004
7.       4.32 INCHES        7/21/1881
8.       4.21 INCHES        7/15/1950 TO 7/16/1950
T9. **4.11 INCHES**  **6/8/2008**
T9.    4.11 INCHES         5/17/2000 TO 5/18/2000
10.    3.95 INCHES         8/1/2001 TO 8/2/2001

CALENDAR DAY RECORD PRECIPITATION

THE 4.11 INCHES OF RAINFALL ON JUNE 8 2008 SET THE 4TH HIGHEST
CALENDAR DAY PRECIPITATION AMOUNT AT MADISON. THE RECORD AMOUNT WAS
4.96 INCHES...SET ON AUGUST 8 1906.

HERE IS A LIST OF THE TOP 10 CALENDAR DAY PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS AT
MADISON...

            VALUE                   DATES

1.     4.96 INCHES         8/8/1906
2.     4.51 INCHES         6/17/1996
3.     4.32 INCHES         7/21/1881
4.  **4.11 INCHES**  **6/8/2008**
5.     3.89 INCHES         7/3/1975
6.     3.82 INCHES         7/11/1878
7.     3.75 INCHES         7/5/1993
8.     3.67 INCHES         6/5/1963
9.     3.66 INCHES         5/21/2004
10.   3.65 INCHES         7/19/1950



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