Edmonton - Extreme Daily Precipitation for Each Year





This page lists the biggest rainstorms or snowstorms of the year in Edmonton, Alberta Canada along with the date they occurred. The information answers questions like: When was the last time more than 50 millimetres of precipitation landed on Edmonton in a single day? What was the rainiest day of 2017?

The list gives the highest daily precipitation for each year in Edmonton and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign beside it means the same amount of moisture also fell on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records go back to 1883, with just a few years missing data. During that time the heaviest downpour measured for a single day was 114 millimetres (4.49 inches) on July 31, 1953.

Since 1994 the precipitation extremes were observed at Edmonton International Airport. Before then, the weather station was at Edmonton Municipal Airport.

Most precipitation in one day for recent years in Edmonton
Inches Date Milli­metres
1.26 June 10, 2018  32.0
1.76 May 24, 2017 44.7
1.74 August 22, 2016 44.2
1.47 July 17, 2015 37.3
1.80 July 25, 2014 45.7
1.18 July 15, 2013 30.0
0.93 June 10, 2012 23.6
1.13 July 26, 2011 28.7
1.76 July 13, 2010 44.7
Highest daily precipitation recorded at Edmonton each year
Inches Date Milli­metres
0.94 July 07, 2009 23.9
0.98 April 30, 2008 24.9
1.34 May 04, 2007 34.0
0.98 May 25, 2006 24.9
1.29 June 18, 2005 32.8
1.09 July 08, 2004 27.7
0.77 August 27, 2003 19.6
0.94 July 19, 2002 23.9
2.26 July 29, 2001 57.4
1.34 July 17, 2000 34.0
0.76 July 14, 1999 19.3
2.27 June 26, 1998 57.7
1.85 September 04, 1997 47.0
1.72 June 18, 1996 43.7
1.11 July 29, 1995 28.2
2.54 August 17, 1994 64.5
1993
1992
1.87 May 13, 1991 47.5
3.36 July 03, 1990 85.3
1.38 May 19, 1989 35.1
2.32 July 06, 1988 58.9
2.05 July 31, 1987 52.1
1.67 July 17, 1986 42.4
1.20 August 08, 1985 30.5
1.04 June 06, 1984 26.4
1.67 June 25, 1983 42.4
1.49 July 02, 1982 37.8
2.20 July 14, 1981 55.9
2.07 August 28, 1980 52.6
1.91 July 11, 1979 48.5
2.63 July 11, 1978 66.8
1.54 July 06, 1977 39.1
2.35 August 01, 1976 59.7
1.50 June 27, 1975 38.1
3.15 June 26, 1974 80.0
1.78 June 24, 1973 45.2
1.19 June 24, 1972 30.2
0.87 July 10, 1971 22.1
1.86 June 30, 1970 47.2
2.02 September 04, 1969 51.3
1.33 July 20, 1968 33.8
1.27 August 04, 1967 32.3
1.23 August 28, 1966 31.2
3.07 June 27, 1965 78.0
0.76 July 29, 1964 + 19.3
1.10 June 10, 1963 27.9
0.75 February 03, 1962 19.1
1.48 July 24, 1961 37.6
2.03 August 04, 1960 51.6
0.91 August 10, 1959 23.1
1.92 September 13, 1958 48.8
1.20 August 10, 1957 30.5
1.64 August 16, 1956 41.7
1.50 April 19, 1955 38.1
1.55 June 06, 1954 39.4
4.49 July 31, 1953 114.0
1.29 July 21, 1952 32.8
1.61 May 02, 1951 40.9
1.11 August 12, 1950 28.2
2.25 July 16, 1949 57.2
1.09 July 12, 1948 27.7
1.34 September 07, 1947 34.0
1.92 August 12, 1946 48.8
1.65 July 30, 1945 41.9
1.57 June 13, 1944 39.9
1.42 August 22, 1943 36.1
2.23 July 17, 1942 56.6
1.59 June 18, 1941 40.4
1.07 April 20, 1940 27.2
1.64 May 19, 1939 41.7
2.81 June 27, 1938 71.4
4.17 July 14, 1937 105.9
1.04 May 20, 1936 26.4
1.12 April 30, 1935 28.4
1.24 June 13, 1934 31.5
1.16 July 29, 1933 29.5
0.74 May 23, 1932 18.8
2.52 June 30, 1931 64.0
0.75 May 21, 1930 19.1
2.20 July 10, 1929 55.9
1.92 July 14, 1928 48.8
1.12 July 05, 1927 28.4
2.30 May 30, 1926 58.4
1.43 April 18, 1925 36.3
1.27 August 29, 1924 32.3
1.21 June 22, 1923 30.7
1.21 August 12, 1922 30.7
0.75 July 28, 1921 + 19.1
1.19 June 17, 1920 30.2
1.00 May 30, 1919 25.4
1.46 June 14, 1918 37.1
0.84 July 11, 1917 21.3
1.65 August 18, 1916 41.9
2.68 August 18, 1915 68.1
2.00 June 04, 1914 50.8
1.07 August 31, 1913 27.2
1.15 July 07, 1912 29.2
2.47 August 20, 1911 62.7
0.83 August 14, 1910 21.1
0.72 May 22, 1909 18.3
1.15 June 11, 1908 29.2
1.04 August 26, 1907 26.4
1906
1.22 July 14, 1905 31.0
1.18 June 18, 1904 30.0
2.20 June 23, 1903 55.9
2.80 May 30, 1902 71.1
2.16 July 16, 1901 54.9
1.41 July 17, 1900 35.8
1.98 August 15, 1899 50.3
1.24 June 21, 1898 31.5
1.09 June 16, 1897 27.7
1.12 August 02, 1896 28.4
1.39 April 29, 1895 35.3
1.50 May 14, 1894 38.1
2.01 May 18, 1893 51.1
1.95 June 02, 1892 49.5
2.21 July 03, 1891 56.1
1.53 June 18, 1890 38.9
0.64 September 22, 1889 16.3
2.11 July 13, 1888 53.6
0.96 July 25, 1887 24.4
1.50 May 02, 1886 38.1
1.60 October 25, 1885 40.6
2.05 September 03, 1884 52.1
1.01 June 04, 1883 25.7
Reference

Environment and Climate Change Canada. Historical Climate Data. Historical Data

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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