NWS Memphis CWA
County Average Precipitation

The below feed is the current County Precipitation and Yearly Averages as measured from NWS official rainfall gauges of the Memphis CWA. The last column shows whether current precipitation is above, below or at the yearly average.





Interesting Weather Facts
La Runion Island (east of Madagascar) in February 2007 when Tropical Cyclone Gamede (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclone_Gamede) was traversing the Indian Ocean. An article in the May 2009 issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society reports that this storm set two world records: a rainfall rate of 3,929 mm in 72 hours (154.7 inches in 3 days) and a 4 day total accumulation of 4,869 mm (191.7 inches about 16 feet of water!).