What is the rainiest region in Texas?

Generally, annual precipitation decreases about an inch for each fifteen-mile displacement from east to west. The Trans-Pecos is the driest region in the state, with an average annual regionwide precipitation of 11.65 inches, while the Upper Coast (45.93 inches) and East Texas (44.02 inches) are the wettest.

What is the wettest county in Texas?

Table of Texas Counties Ordered By Mean Annual Precipitation, 1971-2000

Rank Name Mean Annual Precipitation (in.)
1 Jasper 60.57
2 Liberty 60.52
3 Jefferson 59.89
4 Orange 59.00

What is the most rainfall in a 24hr period in Texas?

42 inches
The Lower 48 record was set in Texas July 25-26, 1979 when Tropical Storm Claudette brought 42 inches of rain to Alvin in 24 hours.

What city in Texas rains the most?

Texas Average Precipitation City Rank

Rank Average Precipitation ▼ City / Population
1. 59.60 inches Winnie, TX / 3,325
2. 59.59 inches Hamshire, TX
3. 59.58 inches Stowell, TX / 1,417
4. 59.58 inches Taylor Landing, TX / 275

Which city in Texas gets the least rain?

But of the normal cities, Fort Worth gets the most rain and has the greenest lawns in Texas. Dallas gets the next most rain. Austin is 4th and San Antonio is the driest and most likely to be in drought with watering restrictions.

What is the driest city in Texas?

Austin is 4th and San Antonio is the driest and most likely to be in drought with watering restrictions.

What is the biggest rainstorm ever recorded?

World: Greatest Twenty-four-Hour (1 Day) Rainfall

Record Value 1.825m (71.8″)
Date of Record 7-8 / 1 [January] / 1966
Formal WMO Review Yes (2010)
Length of Record 1966-1990
Instrumentation Tipping-Bucket Rain Gauge

What is the heaviest rainfall ever recorded?

The biggest rainfall in a day occurred with the passage of Cyclone Denise in Foc-Foc, La Réunion, an island in the southern Indian Ocean. Some 1.825 meters (71.8 inches) of rain fell over 24 hours, from January 7 to 8, 1966.

How long are daily rainfall maps archived for Austin/San Antonio County?

Preliminary daily rainfall maps are archived for the Austin/San Antonio County Warning Area for one year. Please use the date selector below to retrieve an archived map.

Why are my rainfall maps not quality-controlled?

Since these data are preliminary and created within hours of rainfall, the maps have not completed the quality-control process. Disclaimer: Graphics should be treated as rainfall estimates and not used for decision purposes. Preliminary data based on the UnRestricted Mesoscale Analysis (URMA) QPE field.

Are all rainfall totals measured in inches?

All rain totals are measured in inches. All weather data collected at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Overton may not reflect temperatures or rainfall amounts for other areas of east Texas. These are not “official” records, nor should they be used for legal or insurance purposes, but are provided for your information.

How often are the preliminary observed rainfall graphics updated?

These preliminary observed rainfall graphics are automatically updated daily to show the last 1-, 2-, 3-, 5-, 7-, and 10-day rainfall totals. Click individual images for larger version; click again or use arrow keys to step through the images.