The monthly rainfall total at Paducah was 10.00 inches. This is the 3rd highest rainfall total for the month of November at Paducah. The record is 13.80 inches in 1957.
The monthly total at Evansville was 8.32 inches, making it the fourth wettest November. Last November (2010) was the third wettest November on record at Evansville, with a monthly total of 8.46 inches. At Evansville, the November monthly rainfall record is 9.24 inches, set in 1921.
The heavy rain is causing some minor river flooding. For the latest on river flooding, view the AHPS (Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service) website.
Heavy rainfall events so far this year: At Paducah, there have been a record number of very heavy rainfall events this year. At Paducah, two inches or more have fallen in a calendar day 8 times this year. This ties the record set in 1983. At Evansville, there have been 9 calendar days with at least 2 inches of precipitation this year. The record at Evansville is 10, which was set in 2006. Records at Evansville go back to 1897.
Map of total precipitation in November, 2011 (radar-estimated):