Atlanta sets single day rain record - CBS46 News

Atlanta sets single day rain record

Posted: Updated:
ATLANTA (CBS46) -

A single day rain record was set in Atlanta to start November.

A total of 2.62 inches of rain fell in the city on Monday, which is the most on record for Nov. 2 in Atlanta.

The nearly three inches of rain in one day brought Atlanta's rain total to 51.37 inches for the year, which is 9.43 inches above average. Through Nov. 2 in 2014, Atlanta had just over 38 inches of rain.

The official rain total for Atlanta is taken at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which is about 10 miles southwest of downtown Atlanta.

WEATHER BLOG: Click here for the latest weather and science news in Atlanta and North Georgia. 

Copyright 2015 WGCL-TV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved. 

Connect with CBS46