IEM Daily Feature
Friday, 25 May 2012

Heavy rainfall for Miami

Posted: 25 May 2012 05:51 AM

While rainfall has been somewhat difficult to come by this May in Iowa, Miami, Florida had a significant heavy rainfall event on Tuesday totaling 9.70 inches! The featured chart presents the one minute interval precipitation data for that event. The actual hourly rate rate peaked at 4.50 inches! This is an intensity that we don't see in Iowa due to our continental climate. In fact, the 9.7 inch daily total, while only the second largest for Miami in May, is larger than the recorded history records for 95% of the sites in Iowa. Rain chances for Iowa are in the forecast for this Memorial Day weekend along with very warm temperatures into the 90s on Sunday.

Good = 62
Bad = 15

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