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"We can't allow things that are inaccurate to stand." — The Word of Our Dan, February 19, 2008.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

For the record

One-day rainfall records (mm and year the record was set) for the various observing stations, past and present, in Newfoundland.

Note that this is not a list of records for Newfoundland overall, but only for individual stations. That is, the second-largest single-day rainfall may also have been in Pools Cove.
Station                     mm        year

Pools Cove 144.6 1997
Buchans 139.0 1983
Boat Harbour 133.4 1995
Stephenville 130.7 1995
Baie D'Espoir Gen Stn 125.5 1983
Winterland 122.0 1995
St. John's Airport 121.2 1946
Long Harbour 119.0 1981
St. Lawrence 116.0 1995
Harbour Breton 114.5 1986
Isle aux Morts 114.0 1984
Lockston 114.0 1995
Westbrook 112.0 1970
Port aux Basques 111.4 1979
Burnt Pond 110.7 1977
Petty Harbour 109.6 1986
Daniel's Harbour 109.0 1995
Arnold's Cove 108.0 1988
Swift Current 108.0 1988
Cape Broyle 105.2 1996
Colinet 104.6 1948
Bonavista 104.1 1957
Come by Chance 101.0 1988
Goobies 101.0 1991
Port Union 100.0 1995
Heart's Content 99.6 1971
Point Leamington 99.0 1998
Gander 98.3 1951
Tor's Cove 95.5 1971
Doyles 94.0 1990
New Chelsea 93.7 1969
Signal Hill 93.0 1990
Comfort Cove 91.7 1969
Burgeo 91.2 1985
Woody Point 90.4 1995
St. Anthony 88.2 1992
Cow Head 87.0 1984
Cappahayden 86.6 1996
Sunnyside 85.3 1991
Deer Lake 85.1 1957
Lethbridge 85.0 1995
Holyrood 83.0 1999
Corner Brook 82.8 1995
Main Brook 82.4 1988
Logy Bay 82.0 1986
Terra Nova NP 81.8 1995
Exploits Dam 81.5 1957
St. Shott's 81.4 1983
Bishop's Falls 81.4 1983
St. Mary's 81.0 2000
Gallants 80.4 1985
Sops Arm 80.2 1995
Rocky Harbour 79.0 1980
Cormack 78.6 1995
Grand Falls 74.6 1983
Botwood 74.0 1979
Flowers Cove 74.0 1995
Port Saunders 73.2 1995
Plum Point 72.6 1997
Carmanville 72.4 1986
Rattling Brook 71.9 1966
Musgrave Harbour 69.4 1995
Baie Verte 69.0 1995
Roddickton 67.8 1973
South Brook 67.2 1996
Springdale 63.5 1961

1 Comments:

At 11:18 AM, September 22, 2010 , Blogger Peter said...

And here's a partial preliminary list from Ryan Snodden's blog of yesterday's deluge:

Total rainfall

St. Lawrence 239 mm
Bonavista 197 mm
Lethbridge (private station) 174 mm (up to 5:00 PM Tuesday)
St. Pierre 160 mm
St. John's west 134 mm
Gander 124 mm
St. John's airport 120 mm

 

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