Waterloo’s Top Ten Rainiest Days

Yesterday, 8/28/2015, Waterloo recorded 4.10″ of rain. This smashed the daily record rainfall of 2.30″set back on that date in 1936. 4.10″ is also the 8th highest daily record rainfall report in Waterloo since records began 120 years ago. Below are the top 10 rainiest days in Waterloo according to the National Weather Service:

  1. 6.00″ on September 8, 1941
  2. 5.49″ on July 2, 1999
  3. 5.31″on July 16, 1968
  4. 5.25″ on July 30, 1942
  5. 4.92″ on August 20, 1966
  6. 4.50″ on September 19, 1919
  7. 4.35″ on June 15, 1980
  8. 4.10″ on August 28, 2015
  9. 4.06″ on July 17, 1968
  10. 4.00″ on August 19, 1912 and September 26, 1915
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This post was written by Denice Pelster on August 29, 2015

24 Hour Rain Totals

rain

7 AM Friday to 7 AM Saturday

*Note: It was raining before 7 AM Friday. This is not event total.*

Location County 24-Hr
Waterloo Black Hawk 3.99
Dubuque Dubuque 1.21
Cedar Rapids Linn 0.49
Iowa City Johnson 1.24
Ainsworth 7.4 N Washington 0.10
Amana 4.7 W Iowa 0.72
Anamosa 3SSW, IA Jones 1.03
Cedar Rapids 3.4 NW Linn 1.28
Central City 6.7 W Linn 1.63
CHARLES CITY, IA Floyd 1.90
COGGON, IA Linn 2.13
COLWELL, IA Floyd 1.59
Coralville 1.8 NW Johnson 0.81
CRESCO 1NE, IA Howard 1.31
Decorah 7.9 ENE Winneshiek 1.24
Dubuque #3, IA Dubuque 1.24
Dubuque L&D 11, IA Dubuque 1.39
FAYETTE, IA Fayette 2.74
GRUNDY CENTER, IA Grundy 4.27
GUTTENBERG L & D 10, IA Clayton 2.51
IOWA CITY, IA Johnson 1.44
IOWA FALLS, IA Hardin 4.11
LOWDEN, IA Cedar 1.35
MAQUOKETA 4 W, IA Jackson 1.92
Monona WWTP, IA Clayton 2.37
Monticello, IA Jones 1.41
New Hampton 0.4 SW Chickasaw 1.85
Nora Springs 2.4 SSE Floyd 1.75
NORTH ENGLISH, IA Iowa 1.41
Oelwein 0.8 WNW Fayette 2.35
Parnell 0.1 SSW Iowa 1.40
Robins 0.4 SSE Linn 1.41
SHELL ROCK, IA Butler 3.32
TRIPOLI, IA Bremer 2.74
VINTON, IA Benton 1.44
VOLGA 1NE, IA Clayton 3.35
Walker 3.5 NE Buchanan 1.85
WASHINGTON, IA Washington 0.10
Waterloo 3.0 NNW Black Hawk 4.02
WILLIAMSBURG 3 SE, IA Iowa 0.94

 

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This post was written by Denice Pelster on August 29, 2015

24 Hour Rain Totals

rain

7 AM Saturday to 7 AM Sunday

Location County 24-Hr
Waterloo Black Hawk 0.28
Dubuque Dubuque 0.08
Cedar Rapids Linn 0.18
Iowa City Johnson 0.10
Belle Plaine Benton 0.30
Central City 6.7 W Linn 0.13
CHARLES CITY, IA Floyd 0.20
Clayton Center Clayton 0.23
Dubuque #3, IA Dubuque 0.10
Dubuque L&D 11, IA Dubuque 0.10
ELKADER 6SSW, IA Clayton 0.16
Grundy Center Grundy 0.35
GUTTENBERG L & D 10, IA Clayton 0.14
HAMPTON, IA Franklin 0.54
Iowa City Johnson 0.10
IOWA CITY, IA Johnson 0.16
KESLEY 3 NNE, IA Butler 0.55
LOWDEN, IA Cedar 0.09
MAQUOKETA 4 W, IA Jackson 0.15
Monona WWTP, IA Clayton 0.22
NASHUA 2SW, IA Floyd 0.50
Oelwein 0.8 WNW Fayette T
Parnell Iowa 0.20
Toledo Tama 0.17
TRIPOLI, IA Bremer 0.14
VOLGA 1NE, IA Clayton 0.20
WASHINGTON, IA Washington 0.09
WILLIAMSBURG 3 SE, IA Iowa 0.20
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This post was written by Denice Pelster on August 23, 2015

24 Hour Rain Totals

7 AM Tuesday to 7 AM Wednesday

rain

County Rain
Waterloo Black Hawk 0.38
Dubuque Dubuque 0.43
Cedar Rapids Linn 0.28
Iowa City Johnson 0.35
Ainsworth 7.4 N Washington 1.22
ALLISON, IA Butler 1.70
Amana 4.7 W Iowa 0.38
Anamosa 3SSW, IA Jones 0.48
BELLE PLAINE, IA Benton 0.60
BRIGHTON, IA Washington 1.01
Cedar Rapids 2.0 ENE Linn 0.16
Cedar Rapids 3.4 NW Linn 0.22
Central City 6.7 W Linn 1.59
Central City, IA Linn 0.60
CHARLES CITY, IA Floyd 1.78
COGGON, IA Linn 1.67
COLWELL, IA Floyd 1.41
Coralville 1.8 NW Johnson 0.49
CRESCO 1NE, IA Howard 0.83
Decorah 7.9 ENE Winneshiek 0.51
Dubuque #3, IA Dubuque 0.84
Dubuque L&D 11, IA Dubuque 1.35
Dysart 3.1 N Tama 0.65
EDGEWOOD, IA Clayton 0.98
Eldora 1.2 ENE Hardin 1.07
ELKADER 6SSW, IA Clayton 0.62
ELMA, IA Howard 1.30
Ely 0.5 SE Linn 0.42
FAYETTE, IA Fayette 0.64
FULTON, IA Jackson 2.41
GUTTENBERG L & D 10, IA Clayton 0.84
HAMPTON, IA Franklin 1.16
IONIA 2W, IA Chickasaw 1.15
IOWA CITY, IA Johnson 0.67
IOWA FALLS, IA Hardin 1.55
Kalona 7.3 NNW Johnson 0.50
KESLEY 3 NNE, IA Butler 1.33
Latimer 1.9 NE Franklin 0.74
LOWDEN, IA Cedar 0.93
MANCHESTER NO. 2, IA Delaware 1.08
MAQUOKETA 4 W, IA Jackson 1.78
Marengo 2.6 SSW Iowa 0.29
MARENGO, IA Iowa 0.30
Marion 1.2 NE Linn 0.38
Marion 1.7 NNW Linn 0.18
Marquette 0.2 NNE Clayton 0.91
Monona WWTP, IA Clayton 0.78
Monticello, IA Jones 0.49
NASHUA 2SW, IA Floyd 1.05
New Hampton 0.4 SW Chickasaw 0.37
NEW HAMPTON, IA Chickasaw 0.42
Nora Springs 2.4 SSE Floyd 0.63
NORTH ENGLISH, IA Iowa 0.23
North Liberty 1.0 ENE Johnson 0.44
North Liberty 1.7 WNW Johnson 0.51
Oelwein 0.8 WNW Fayette 0.68
OELWEIN 1E, IA Fayette 0.74
OSAGE , IA Mitchell 0.61
Parnell 0.1 SSW Iowa 0.20
Quasqueton 1.8 S Buchanan 0.82
Robins 0.4 SSE Linn 0.29
Solon 0.3 ESE Johnson 0.46
ST ANSGAR, IA Mitchell 0.44
STANLEY 4 W, IA Buchanan 1.45
TOLEDO 3 N, IA Tama 0.85
TRAER, IA Tama 0.55
TRIPOLI, IA Bremer 0.53
VINTON, IA Benton 1.60
VOLGA 1NE, IA Clayton 0.95
WASHINGTON, IA Washington 1.19
Waterloo 3.0 NNW Black Hawk 0.48
Waucoma 0.2 N Fayette 0.54
WILLIAMSBURG 3 SE, IA Iowa 0.21
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This post was written by Schnack on August 19, 2015

24 Hour Rain Totals

rain

7 AM Monday to 7 AM Tuesday

*Note: It was raining in many locations after 7 AM*

Location County 24-Hr
Waterloo Black Hawk 0.32
Dubuque Dubuque T
Cedar Rapids Linn T
Iowa City Johnson 0.42
Ainsworth 7.4 N Washington T
Amana 4.7 W Iowa 0.02
Anamosa 3SSW, IA Jones 0.02
BELLE PLAINE, IA Benton T
Central City 6.7 W Linn 0.01
CHARLES CITY, IA Floyd 0.48
COGGON, IA Linn 0.09
COLWELL, IA Floyd 0.54
Coralville 1.8 NW Johnson 0.29
CRESCO 1NE, IA Howard 0.24
Decorah 7.9 ENE Winneshiek 0.15
Dubuque #3, IA Dubuque 0.24
Eldora 1.2 ENE Hardin 0.30
ELKADER 6SSW, IA Clayton 0.06
FAYETTE, IA Fayette 0.16
Fort Atkinson 0.2 SE Winneshiek 0.10
GRUNDY CENTER, IA Grundy 0.40
GUTTENBERG L & D 10, IA Clayton 0.01
IOWA FALLS, IA Hardin 0.46
Kalona 7.3 NNW Johnson 0.29
LOWDEN, IA Cedar 0.04
Marengo 2.6 SSW Iowa 0.25
Monona WWTP, IA Clayton 0.03
Monticello, IA Jones 0.04
NASHUA 2SW, IA Floyd 0.36
Nora Springs 2.4 SSE Floyd 0.36
NORTH ENGLISH, IA Iowa 0.11
North Liberty 1.0 ENE Johnson 0.06
North Liberty 1.7 WNW Johnson 0.05
OSAGE , IA Mitchell 0.40
Parnell 0.1 SSW Iowa 0.38
Quasqueton 1.8 S Buchanan 0.14
Solon 0.3 ESE Johnson 0.04
ST ANSGAR, IA Mitchell 0.33
STRAWBERRY POINT, IA Clayton 0.10
TOLEDO 3 N, IA Tama T
TRIPOLI, IA Bremer 0.26
VOLGA 1NE, IA Clayton 0.08
Walker 3.5 NE Buchanan 0.11
WASHINGTON, IA Washington 0.02
Waterloo 3.0 NNW Black Hawk 0.27

 

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This post was written by Denice Pelster on August 18, 2015

Rain Reports

Here are a few rain reports from Monday.

Waterloo 0.05″
Iowa City 0.42″
Cedar Falls 0.03″
Decorah 0.13″
Denver 0.04″
Hazleton 0.17″
Parnell 0.38″
Washington 0.04″

KWWL 2015 MAX Storm ED

Rain fell in downtown Dubuque, but not at the Airport…so it looks like today will go in the record books as a dry day in Dubuque. Here are some reporting stations in town.

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This post was written by Schnack on August 17, 2015

24 Hour Rain Totals

7 AM Sunday to 7 AM Monday

rain

County Rain
Waterloo Black Hawk 0.07
Dubuque Dubuque 0.19
Cedar Rapids Linn 0.01
Iowa City Johnson Trace
BELLE PLAINE, IA Benton 0.12
VINTON, IA Benton 0.08
Ainsworth 7.4 N Washington 0.00
ALLISON, IA Butler 0.25
Amana 4.7 W Iowa 0.00
Anamosa 3SSW, IA Jones 0.04
Camanche 1.2 W Clinton 0.22
Cedar Rapids 2.0 ENE Linn 0.03
Cedar Rapids 3.4 NW Linn 0.04
Central City 6.7 W Linn 0.18
CHARLES CITY, IA Floyd 0.07
CLUTIER, IA Tama 0.09
COLWELL, IA Floyd 0.07
CONRAD, IA Grundy 0.60
Coralville 1.8 NW Johnson 0.01
Decorah 7.9 ENE Winneshiek 0.00
Dubuque #3, IA Dubuque 0.14
EDGEWOOD, IA Clayton 0.20
Eldora 1.2 ENE Hardin 0.30
ELKADER 6SSW, IA Clayton 0.16
Ely 0.5 SE Linn 0.02
Fort Atkinson 0.2 SE Winneshiek 0.04
GRUNDY CENTER, IA Grundy 0.21
GUTTENBERG L & D 10, IA Clayton 0.30
HAMPTON, IA Franklin 0.40
IONIA 2W, IA Chickasaw 0.04
IOWA CITY, IA Johnson 0.08
IOWA FALLS, IA Hardin 0.11
Kalona 7.3 NNW Johnson Trace
KESLEY 3 NNE, IA Butler 0.12
Latimer 1.9 NE Franklin 0.13
LOWDEN, IA Cedar 0.03
MAQUOKETA 4 W, IA Jackson 0.12
Marengo 2.6 SSW Iowa 0.02
Marion 1.2 NE Linn 0.04
Marion 1.7 NNW Linn 0.03
Marquette 0.2 NNE Clayton 0.00
NASHUA 2SW, IA Floyd 0.04
New Hampton 0.4 SW Chickasaw 0.03
Nora Springs 2.4 SSE Floyd 0.15
North Liberty 1.0 ENE Johnson 0.00
Oelwein 0.8 WNW Fayette 0.15
OSAGE , IA Mitchell 0.05
Parnell 0.1 SSW Iowa 0.20
Quasqueton 1.8 S Buchanan Trace
Solon 0.3 ESE Johnson 0.00
ST ANSGAR, IA Mitchell 0.06
TOLEDO 3 N, IA Tama 1.14
TRAER, IA Tama 0.12
VOLGA 1NE, IA Clayton 0.15
Walker 3.5 NE Buchanan 0.28
WASHINGTON, IA Washington 0.01
Waterloo 1.8 SSE Black Hawk 0.10
Waterloo 3.0 NNW Black Hawk 0.10
Waucoma 3.2 S Fayette Trace
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This post was written by Schnack on August 10, 2015

24 Hour Rain Totals

rain

7 AM Saturday to 7 AM Sunday

Location County 24-Hr Rain
Waterloo Black Hawk 0.32
Dubuque Dubuque 0.10
Cedar Rapids Linn 1.02
Iowa City Johnson 1.46
Amana 4.7 W Iowa 1.47
Anamosa 3SSW, IA Jones 0.83
BELLE PLAINE, IA Benton 1.69
Cedar Falls 1.4 SSE Black Hawk 0.43
Cedar Rapids 3.4 NW Linn 0.96
Central City 6.7 W Linn 0.88
CHARLES CITY, IA Floyd T
CLUTIER, IA Tama 1.14
COGGON, IA Linn 0.82
Coralville 1.8 NW Johnson 2.23
Dubuque #3, IA Dubuque 0.11
ELKADER 6SSW, IA Clayton T
HAMPTON, IA Franklin 0.25
HUBBARD, IA Hardin 3.70
IOWA FALLS, IA Hardin 0.32
Kalona 7.3 NNW Johnson 3.16
KESLEY 3 NNE, IA Butler 0.25
Latimer 1.9 NE Franklin 0.37
LOWDEN, IA Cedar 0.64
MAQUOKETA 4 W, IA Jackson 0.42
NASHUA 2SW, IA Floyd 0.01
North Liberty 1.0 ENE Johnson 2.25
Oelwein 0.8 WNW Fayette T
Parnell 0.1 SSW Iowa 4.80
Solon 0.3 ESE Johnson 1.04
STRAWBERRY POINT, IA Clayton 0.05
TOLEDO 3 N, IA Tama 1.53
TRIPOLI, IA Bremer 0.05
VINTON, IA Benton 0.88
Walker 3.5 NE Buchanan 0.64
WASHINGTON, IA Washington 1.90
WILLIAMSBURG 3 SE, IA Iowa 3.30
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This post was written by Schnack on August 9, 2015

24 Hour Rain Totals

7 AM Tuesday to 7 AM Wednesday

County Rain
Waterloo Black Hawk 0.77
Dubuque Dubuque 0.26
Cedar Rapids Linn 1.13
Iowa City Johnson 0.86
Ainsworth 7.4 N Washington 0.40
Amana 4.7 W Iowa 2.05
Anamosa 3SSW, IA Jones 0.68
BELLE PLAINE, IA Benton 2.10
Bellevue 0.3 SSW Jackson 0.11
BRIGHTON, IA Washington 1.13
Cedar Rapids 2.0 ENE Linn 0.86
Cedar Rapids 3.4 NW Linn 1.86
Center Junction 2.6 W Jones 0.55
Central City 6.7 W Linn 0.76
Central City, IA Linn 0.45
CHARLES CITY, IA Floyd 0.26
COGGON, IA Linn 0.49
COLWELL, IA Floyd 0.23
CONRAD, IA Grundy 0.88
Coralville 1.8 NW Johnson 0.85
CRESCO 1NE, IA Howard 1.30
Decorah 6ESE, IA Winneshiek 0.62
Decorah 7.9 ENE Winneshiek 1.02
Dubuque #3, IA Dubuque 0.35
Dubuque L&D 11, IA Dubuque 0.12
EDGEWOOD, IA Clayton 0.85
Eldora 1.2 ENE Hardin 0.79
ELKADER 6SSW, IA Clayton 0.82
Ely 0.5 SE Linn 2.53
GRUNDY CENTER, IA Grundy 0.94
GUTTENBERG L & D 10, IA Clayton 0.33
HAMPTON, IA Franklin 0.55
Hopkinton 5.4 WSW Delaware 0.45
IONIA 2W, IA Chickasaw 0.46
IOWA CITY, IA Johnson 0.68
IOWA FALLS, IA Hardin 0.84
Kalona 7.3 NNW Johnson 1.32
KESLEY 3 NNE, IA Butler 0.67
Latimer 1.9 NE Franklin 0.79
LOWDEN, IA Cedar 0.46
MANCHESTER NO. 2, IA Delaware 0.61
MAQUOKETA 4 W, IA Jackson 0.15
Marengo 2.6 SSW Iowa 2.58
MARENGO, IA Iowa 2.37
Marion 1.2 NE Linn 1.42
Monona WWTP, IA Clayton 0.41
Monticello, IA Jones 0.26
NASHUA 2SW, IA Floyd 0.36
New Hampton 0.4 SW Chickasaw 0.39
NEW HAMPTON, IA Chickasaw 0.70
Nora Springs 2.4 SSE Floyd 0.56
NORTH ENGLISH, IA Iowa 0.93
North Liberty 1.0 ENE Johnson 0.71
North Liberty 1.7 WNW Johnson 0.73
Oelwein 0.8 WNW Fayette 1.58
OELWEIN 1E, IA Fayette 1.02
OSAGE , IA Mitchell 0.63
PARKERSBURG, IA Butler 0.90
Parnell 0.1 SSW Iowa 1.40
Peosta 2.9 E Dubuque 0.29
Robins 0.4 SSE Linn 1.65
Sigourney 1.1 W Keokuk 0.96
Solon 0.3 ESE Johnson 1.18
ST ANSGAR, IA Mitchell 0.53
STRAWBERRY POINT, IA Clayton 0.92
TRIPOLI, IA Bremer 0.82
VINTON, IA Benton 1.28
VOLGA 1NE, IA Clayton 0.57
Walker 3.5 NE Buchanan 0.74
WASHINGTON, IA Washington 0.41
Waterloo 1.8 SSE Black Hawk 1.02
Waterloo 3.0 NNW Black Hawk 1.14
Waucoma 3.2 S Fayette 0.61
WILLIAMSBURG 3 SE, IA Iowa 1.55

 

Here is a list of rain totals of 3″+ across Iowa.

Norwalk 4.0 S Warren 6.32
Hartford 1.0 ENE Warren 5.85
Norwalk 1.7 SSE Warren 5.73
INDIANOLA 4 W, IA Warren 5.61
Indianola 0.8 SSW Warren 5.22
KNOXVILLE, IA Marion 4.40
BEDFORD, IA Taylor 4.26
Winterset 0.2 NNW Madison 3.87
New Market 4.7 N Taylor 3.63
GUTHRIE CENTER, IA Guthrie 3.50
BLOCKTON, IA Taylor 3.40
Creston 0.7 NE Union 3.25
Dallas Center 4.6 ENE Dallas 3.15
LORIMOR, IA Union 3.02
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This post was written by Schnack on July 29, 2015

24 Hour Rain Totals

rain

7 AM Friday to 7 AM Saturday

Location County 24-Hr Rain
Waterloo Black Hawk 0.45
Dubuque Dubuque 0.09
Cedar Rapids Linn 0.13
Iowa City Johnson 0.12
Ainsworth 7.4 N Washington 0.12
Amana 4.7 W Iowa 0.04
Anamosa 3SSW, IA Jones 0.13
Cedar Falls 1.4 SSE Black Hawk 0.81
Central City 6.7 W Linn 0.18
CHARLES CITY, IA Floyd 0.87
COGGON, IA Linn 0.20
Coralville 1.8 NW Johnson 0.10
Decorah 7.9 ENE Winneshiek 0.38
Dubuque #3, IA Dubuque 0.09
Dubuque L&D 11, IA Dubuque 0.20
ELKADER 6SSW, IA Clayton 0.26
ELMA, IA Howard 0.92
GRUNDY CENTER, IA Grundy 2.30
GUTTENBERG L & D 10, IA Clayton 0.05
IOWA CITY, IA Johnson 0.04
Kalona 7.3 NNW Johnson 0.11
LOWDEN, IA Cedar 0.05
MAQUOKETA 4 W, IA Jackson 0.08
Marion 1.2 NE Linn 0.20
Monona WWTP, IA Clayton 0.32
Monticello, IA Jones 0.13
New Hampton 0.4 SW Chickasaw 0.73
Nora Springs 2.4 SSE Floyd 1.71
Oelwein 0.8 WNW Fayette 0.32
OSAGE , IA Mitchell 1.47
Parnell 0.1 SSW Iowa 0.40
Solon 0.3 ESE Johnson 0.13
ST ANSGAR, IA Mitchell 1.44
TRAER, IA Tama 0.96
TRIPOLI, IA Bremer 0.36
VINTON, IA Benton 0.23
VOLGA 1NE, IA Clayton 0.33
Walker 3.5 NE Buchanan 0.31
Waterloo 3.0 NNW Black Hawk 0.57
WILLIAMSBURG 3 SE, IA Iowa 0.20
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This post was written by Denice Pelster on July 25, 2015