Monday, September 20, 2010

September Rain totals from NOAA

So far, in my backyard, we've received 5.52 inches of rain in September. Latest 3 day storm total has been 1.14 inches.

Here is the latest rainfall update from NOAA on 9-19-10:

.. September 2010 has become one of the wetter septembers at
Austin and San Antonio...

the first 19 days of September 2010 has brought one of the wetter
septembers to Austin and San Antonio. Rainfall from a cold front
late September 2nd to the early morning hours of September 3rd
was followed by scattered showers the afternoon of the 6th
and rains associated with Hermine the 7th through the 8th.
Additional rain came from isolated showers the weekend of
September 11th and 12th to Tuesday the 14th... and more widespread
rain showers from Friday the 17th through Sunday the 19th.

Rainfall for the first 19 days of September shows that September 2010
is so far the 4th wettest September at Austin Mabry... the 15th
wettest at Austin Bergstrom... and the 8th wettest at San Antonio.
With 11 more days left in September... the final figures for
September 2010 will change.

The list below shows the wettest septembers from the past compared
to the rain that has come from September 1st to 19th of 2010.

At Austin Mabry so far in September 2010... 12.19 inches of rain
has fallen. The wettest septembers at Austin Mabry from 1856 to
2009 are listed below.

1. 20.78 September 1921
2. 12.78 September 1874
3. 12.33 September 1886
4. 10.54 September 1873
5. 9.70 September 1859

At Austin Bergstrom international Airport so far in September
2010... 4.75 inches of rain has fallen.

The wettest septembers at Austin Bergstrom from 1943 to 2009 are listed
below.

1. 9.36 September 1986
2. 8.82 September 1957
3. 8.80 September 1958
4. 6.98 September 2009
5. 6.50 September 1967

at San Antonio International Airport so far in September 2010... 8.90
inches of rain has fallen.

The wettest septembers at San Antonio from 1885 to 2009 are
listed below.

1. 15.78 September 1946
2. 13.09 September 1973
3. 11.71 September 1874
4. 11.16 September 1967
5. 11.10 September 1957
6. 9.21 September 2003
7. 8.95 September 1882
8. 8.87 September 1896

The scattered showers the past few days have brought brief wind
gusts to the area.

Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms moving across south
central Texas today produced brief wind gusts around 30 to 39 mph
in the afternoon.

Peak wind information from a few airports across south central Texas
from the scattered showers and thunderstorms on Sunday
September 19th are listed below.

Pleasanton... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .23 mph
New Braunfels Municipal Airport... ... ... .35 mph
Randolph AFB... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..23 mph
San Antonio Stinson field... ... ... ... ... .26 mph
San Antonio International Airport... ... ..39 mph
Austin Bergstrom international Airport... 33 mph
Austin Camp Mabry... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 28 mph
del Rio International Airport... ... ... ... 28 mph

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