September pours into the rain record books

Kimberly Rubio

Assistant editor

Between Sept. 1-30, 13.25 inches of rain fell in Uvalde – marking the first time in Uvalde’s history that rainfall reached double digits in September – and making the month the fifth wettest since record keeping began.

The good fortune may be extending into October, with 0.1 inches received on Monday and additional rainfall expected this weekend.

Last year, 1.40 inches fell in September; 2016, 2.94; 2015, 0.00; and 2014, 3.69. Prior to this year’s measurement, the most rainfall received in September was 8.75 inches, which fell in 1936. In recent years, the most rainfall measured in September was 5.22 inches, which fell in 2001.


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