February 2018 was the Wettest on Record at DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth)

…Daily rainfall record shattered at DFW on the 28th…
…Also the most rainfall ever recorded on ANY day in February…
…February 2018 is now the wettest on record for DFW…

A heavy rain event on the last day of the month pushed monthly rainfall totals to record levels at DFW Airport in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

DFW February 2018 Rainfall Summary

• On February 28, 2018, DFW Airport received 4.72 inches of rain. This shatters the previous daily record of 0.92 set in 2001.

• This was also the most ever recorded on ANY day during the month of February, shattering the previous record of 3.08″ set on 2/23/1949.

• The total monthly rainfall was 11.31″, making February 2018 the wettest on record for DFW, shattering the previous February record of 7.40″ set in 1997.

• This also ranked as the 10th-wettest month (for ANY month during the year) on record.

• The final total for the entire winter of 2017-18 was 16.72″ which TIES the winter of 1931-32 as the wettest winter on record.

 

Radar-estimated rainfall totals for Dallas Fort Worth on February 28, 2018 showing swath of 2 to 5 inches of rain

Radar-estimated rainfall totals for Dallas Fort Worth on February 28, 2018 showing swath of 2 to 5 inches of rain

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