July 4th 2016 heavy rainfall in DFW Metroplex shattered records

Interesting rainfall tidbits from the deluge in the Metroplex on Monday 7/4/16

  • The total rainfall at DFW Airport on the 4th of July 2016 was 3.20″
  • This shattered the daily record for 7/4 by 141% (previous record: 1.31″ in 2006)

Compared with the entire month of July, as well as June + July…

  • It ranked as the 3rd largest amount ever recorded on any calendar day during the month of July
  • Let’s see where it ranks for both June and July combined. The 3.2″ on 7/4 was the 4th largest amount of rain to fall on any calendar day from June 1 through July 31, since records began in 1898.

*Note: The period of weather records for DFW is 120 years, 2 months and 15 days (9-1-1898 to Present)

Rainfall Map for the Southern U.S. on July 3-4, 2016

Check out the iWeatherNet 1 to 3 day high-res digital rainfall accumulation maps.

2-day rainfall across the South, including Texas, from July 3-4, 2016. On the 4th, 3.2" of rain fell at DFW, shattering the daily record by 141%.

2-day rainfall across the South, including Texas, from July 3-4, 2016. On the 4th, 3.2″ of rain fell at DFW, shattering the daily record by 141%.


What has been the total rainfall so far this month and so far this year?

*Note: These data update in real-time. More comprehensive weather records, plus a very large searchable/historical database are listed here.

? DFW Rainfall This Month and Year-to-Date

November: So far this month, DFW has received inches of rain.

2018: Thus far, year-to-date, we have had inches of rain at DFW Airport.

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