Many Areas of California Just Saw Record-Breaking Precipitation | Sacramento Airport Saw 82% of Last Year’s Total Precipitation

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The storm that just slammed California brought record-breaking precipitation to many areas.

Several locations set their all-time (recorded) 24hr rainfall total between 1:00 AM PDT 10/24/2021 and 1:00 AM PDT 10/25/2021. Blue canyon off I-80 saw 10.4 inches!

Impressive 72 hour rainfall totals were seen throughout the area. For a more comprehensive list, visit: https://forecast.weather.gov/product.php?site=sto&issuedby=STO&product=PNS

Posted by US National Weather Service Sacramento California on Monday, 25 October 2021

Heavy precipitation has helped douse wildfires, dump feet of snow on ski areas, and added valuable water to lakes and reservoirs.

Downtown Sacramento set an all-time 24 hr rainfall total. 5.44 inches were recorded, breaking the old record of 5.28 inches set back in 1880.

Posted by US National Weather Service Sacramento California on Monday, 25 October 2021

Over the course of 24 hrs, Sacramento Executive Airport received 81.9% of the total precipitation from the entire 2020 – 2021 water year.

Over the course of just 24 hrs, Sacramento Executive Airport received 81.9% of the total precip. from the entire 2020 -…

Posted by US National Weather Service Sacramento California on Monday, 25 October 2021


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