Record Rainfall For Boulder Colorado

By Joe Murgo

Published 09/16 2013 05:12PM

Updated 09/16 2013 06:25PM

Devastating flooding is still effecting parts of Colorado with the Boulder area now having what is being referred to a once in a 1,000 year flood. As of today, Boulder surpassed it's annual rainfall record of 29.95" from 1995 - now at 30.12" and counting. And there is still 106 days left in the year.

Here are some other staggering Boulder rainfall stats:


-Five of the past 7 days set daily rainfall records.

-The 9.08 inches that fell on Sept. 12 was an all-time single-day record, nearly doubling the previous record of 4.80 inches set on July 31, 1919.

-As of 7 a.m. on Monday, Boulder’s monthly rainfall during September stood at 17.17 inches, all but 0.02 inches of which fell during the past week. The previous all-time monthly record was 9.59 inches in May of 1995.

Andrew Freedman from Climate Central has a great write up on the flooding, if you would like to read more click here.

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