February 25, 2024

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Denver sets daily rainfall record for May 11 with more than 1.93 inches

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Denver easily broke a record for daily rainfall Thursday. The city had 1.93 inches of rain, measured at Denver International Airport as of 5 p.m., eclipsing the previous daily mark for May 11 of 1.55 inches, set in 2011.

Since the start of the stormy weather Wednesday, Denver has received has received 2.65 inches of rain, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, measured at Denver International Airport. That’s 18.3% of Denver’s annual total of 14.48 inches, according to the National Weather Service.

“We’ve been getting a lot of rain,” said Bob Kleyla, a meteorologist with the weather service in Boulder. “And those numbers will only go up. We’re getting more rain” to end the day Thursday.

The continuing, steady rain, sometimes heavy, in the metro area caused road damage in Cherry Creek…

Kieran Nicholson

2023-05-11 20:17:28

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