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Rain in Phoenix: See the 10 rainiest days ever for the city

Top 10 rainiest days ever in Phoenix
Posted at 11:17 AM, Oct 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-02 22:02:13-04

When it rains in Phoenix, it pours!

Tuesday's heavy Valley rain, attributed to Hurricane Rosa, has made it the 8th rainiest day in Phoenix history.

UPDATES: Track closures, outages around Valley

As of approximately 7:00 p.m., the Sky Harbor International Airport rain gauge measured 2.36" of rainfall, according to the National Weather Service.

COUNTDOWN: Phoenix October rainfall making records

Take a look at the top ten rainiest days in Phoenix history below:

  1. 3.30"  2014-09-08
  2. 2.91"  1939-09-04
  3. 2.81"  1911-07-02
  4. 2.68"  1911-07-01
  5. 2.62"  1926-09-26
  6. 2.43"  1970-09-05
  7. 2.43"  1951-08-27
  8. 2.36"   2018-10-02
  9. 2.32"  1988-10-14
  10. 2.24"  1923-11-10

The rainiest day in Phoenix happened on September 8, 2014, when 3.30" of rain fell in the Valley.

Take a look at a photo from the rainiest day in Phoenix history in the post below.