Very wet 2 day period – August 9th+10th 2004

After a really warm night on 9th August (minimum was 19.9 degC) at my station in Ferryhill, the next two days were extraordinarily wet. In fact the whole month was a soggy mess and about as bad as a month can get in summer. midnight-midnight 9th   August 37.2mm 10th August 30.4mm Two consecutive days with > 30mm of rain is a fairly rare event in the North East of the UK. The 10 Highest readings for Daily Rainfall, between 1/1/1996 and 31/8/2004. Figures in mm 1 74.6 27/7/1998 2 37.2 9/8/2004 3 36.2 2/8/2002 4 31.9 2/11/1998 5 31.8 … [Read more]