2011 officially the wettest year on record for Cincinnati - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

2011 officially the wettest year on record for Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The National Weather Service says that with Wednesday's rain, 2011 is the wettest year on record for Cincinnati.

At 10:00 p.m. Wednesday, the NWS recorded a yearly precipitation total of 57.68 inches at the CVG recording station. This beats the previous record, set in 1990, of 57.58 inches.

With two more months left to go in 2011, the yearly total will continue to rise.

Cincinnati really got soaked during the spring, when heavy rains led to flooding along the Ohio River.

10 wettest years on record (official records only starting 11.01.1870)

  • 2011     57.68"
  • 1990          57.58"
  • 1883          56.06"
  • 1880          54.67"
  • 1996          53.40"
  • 1950          53.22"
  • 1979          52.76"
  • 1876          52.62"
  • 1882          52.12"
  • 1879          51.60"

Copyright 2011 FOX19. All Rights Reserved.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • Queen of Soul also leaves a powerful civil rights legacy

    Queen of Soul also leaves a powerful civil rights legacy

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:55:36 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:38:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Wells, File). This March 26, 1972 file photo shows the Rev. Jesse Jackson speaking to reporters at the Operation PUSH Soul Picnic in New York as Tom Todd, vice president of PUSH, from second left, Aretha Franklin and Louis Stokes. Frankli...(AP Photo/Jim Wells, File). This March 26, 1972 file photo shows the Rev. Jesse Jackson speaking to reporters at the Operation PUSH Soul Picnic in New York as Tom Todd, vice president of PUSH, from second left, Aretha Franklin and Louis Stokes. Frankli...
    Queen of Soul gave black Americans "Respect" as a staunch supporter of civil rights.Full Story >
    Queen of Soul gave black Americans "Respect" as a staunch supporter of civil rights.Full Story >
  • Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married life

    Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married life

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:14:36 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:36:51 GMT
    (The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts.  The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...(The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts. The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...

    Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life - of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children.

    Full Story >

    Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life - of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children.

    Full Story >
  • Trump nixes $92M parade, says 2019 costs will be 'WAY DOWN'

    Trump nixes $92M parade, says 2019 costs will be 'WAY DOWN'

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:18:46 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:36:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A U.S. official says the 2018 Veterans Day military para...(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A U.S. official says the 2018 Veterans Day military para...
    The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.Full Story >
    The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.Full Story >
Powered by Frankly