Tuesday July 24 2018
We now have the numbers to prove how epic this month has been for rainfall. There is some irony considering both how dry lawns were last week and we have NOT had a named tropical system. But the persistent rains have added up to the most rain Baltimore has recorded in over a century. As of midnight the monthly total rainfall for Baltimore was 10.97″, ranking 2nd on the list. But, BWI received an additional 1.01 inches up to 6 AM, so we are unofficially in the top spot now. The prior wettest July was 11.03″ in 1889. That 129 year old record was broken already this morning and we will continue to climb, perhaps with another daily record (1.73″ in 1961).
Record Rain Numbers: Long Standing Dates
- 11.98″ (10.97″+1.01″ up through 6 AM) in 2018
- 11.03″ in 1889
- 10.65″ 1905
- 9.68″ in 1945
- 9.43″ in 1884
Flood Watches and Warnings
Flooding, Severe Storms, Falling Trees (soggy soil). Please Be Careful!!!
I will post an update later this morning with focus on the river flood stages
Stats For July 24 in Baltimore
Average High: 87ºF
Record High: 101ºF in 2010
Average Low: 67ºF
Record Low: 55ºF in 1985
Sunrise: 6:00 AM
Sunset 8:26 PM
*Daylight = 1:40 shorter than yesterday
*Bay Water Temperature = 78ºF at Thomas Pt. Light House
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Morning Set Up
Note: Temperatures are in the 70s and will not move much today with the clouds and rain.
Water Vapor Satellite Loop (4 Hours)
We are stuck in the conveyor belt of tropical moisture
Regional Radar Loop (ending 6:40 AM)
Notice the build up and movement streaming our way
Radar Simulation —> slider
Rain Potential Today
Rain Animation This Week
Rain should ease Thursday
Rain Potential Through Friday
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