Bloomington three-day rain total: 5.26 inches (17th rainiest three-day span on record)

The heavy rain that fell on Bloomington and the surrounding area on Thursday, Feb. 7 totaled 3.3 inches, based on data reported by the National Weather Service station on Indiana University’s campus.

That one-day total made yesterday the 28th rainiest day in Bloomington, since Nov. 16, 1895, when the station started keeping records. Yesterday’s 3.3 inches was only about half as much as the 6.56 inches that fell on Oct. 6, 1910, which remains the rainiest Bloomington day on record. Continue reading “Bloomington three-day rain total: 5.26 inches (17th rainiest three-day span on record)”