Miami - Extreme Daily Rainfall for Each Year





This page lists the heaviest rainfalls and wettest days of each year in Miami, Florida. The information answers questions like: When was the last time Miami got more than a foot of rain in a single day? What was the heaviest rainfall of 2018?

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

These precipitation extremes were measured at Miami International Airport and go back to 1948. Since then the biggest one-day rainstorm recorded there dropped 14.85 inches (377.2 millimetres) of water on April 25, 1979.

Most rain in one day for recent years in Miami
Inches Date Milli­metres
3.60 May 31, 2018 91.4
5.49 July 12, 2017 139.4
3.79 August 02, 2016 96.3
3.73 December 04, 2015 94.7
2.63 May 15, 2014 66.8
5.53 October 02, 2013 140.5
9.70 May 22, 2012 246.4
3.19 June 30, 2011 81.0
5.06 September 29, 2010 128.5
Highest daily rainfall recorded at Miami each year
Inches Date Milli­metres
2.37 November 25, 2009 60.2
3.06 August 18, 2008 77.7
2.90 May 06, 2007 73.7
4.63 September 06, 2006 117.6
4.60 June 20, 2005 116.8
2.49 August 01, 2004 63.2
4.67 July 02, 2003 118.6
4.18 June 26, 2002 106.2
4.71 October 21, 2001 119.6
12.56 October 03, 2000 319.0
6.81 October 15, 1999 173.0
4.96 November 04, 1998 126.0
5.89 June 09, 1997 149.6
4.39 May 21, 1996 111.5
4.86 June 20, 1995 123.4
6.57 August 12, 1994 166.9
5.73 November 08, 1993 145.5
7.56 November 18, 1992 192.0
8.59 October 08, 1991 218.2
4.67 April 09, 1990 118.6
3.54 August 30, 1989 89.9
2.63 August 14, 1988 66.8
3.63 June 27, 1987 92.2
3.90 May 21, 1986 99.1
3.25 August 09, 1985 82.6
4.15 May 28, 1984 105.4
2.66 February 27, 1983 67.6
7.25 April 24, 1982 184.2
3.13 September 25, 1981 79.5
4.02 April 07, 1980 102.1
14.85 April 25, 1979 377.2
2.01 June 18, 1978 51.1
11.51 May 04, 1977 292.4
3.45 May 28, 1976 87.6
1.85 July 04, 1975 47.0
4.22 June 03, 1974 107.2
2.72 August 31, 1973 69.1
4.20 May 18, 1972 106.7
3.09 June 25, 1971 78.5
3.93 May 29, 1970 99.8
3.48 October 30, 1969 88.4
4.42 May 19, 1968 112.3
4.74 June 12, 1967 120.4
4.54 February 22, 1966 115.3
5.67 October 14, 1965 144.0
6.41 August 27, 1964 162.8
3.74 September 20, 1963 95.0
3.57 November 09, 1962 90.7
2.90 May 27, 1961 73.7
6.07 September 10, 1960 154.2
6.78 November 19, 1959 172.2
6.37 May 24, 1958 161.8
7.02 May 01, 1957 178.3
3.42 September 05, 1956 86.9
3.72 June 11, 1955 94.5
4.15 November 12, 1954 105.4
2.97 August 05, 1953 75.4
7.88 October 27, 1952 200.2
2.95 October 01, 1951 74.9
3.49 October 14, 1950 88.6
7.07 March 20, 1949 179.6
9.95 October 05, 1948 252.7
Reference

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

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