St. Petersburg - Extreme Daily Rainfall for Each Year





This page lists the heaviest rainfalls and wettest days of each year in St. Petersburg, Florida. The information answers questions like: When was the last time St. Petersburg got more than six inches of rain in a single day? What was the heaviest rainfall of 2019?

This page gives the highest daily precipitation for each year in St. Petersburg 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 records were observed at Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg and go back to 1916, with a few years missing data. During that time the heaviest downpour measured for a single day was 9.61 inches (244.1 millimetres) on September 5, 1933.

Most rain in one day for recent years in St. Petersburg
Inches Date Milli­metres
4.92 November 11, 2020   125.0
3.62 August 01, 2019 91.9
2.65 December 20, 2018 67.3
3.50 September 10, 2017 88.9
5.01 August 31, 2016 127.3
3.72 July 17, 2015 94.5
2.56 September 17, 2014 65.0
2.43 July 01, 2013 61.7
5.84 June 24, 2012 148.3
3.24 July 08, 2011 82.3
2.68 July 28, 2010 68.1
Highest daily rainfall recorded at St. Petersburg each year
Inches Date Milli­metres
3.06 September 12, 2009 77.7
3.19 July 06, 2008 81.0
3.67 August 02, 2007 93.2
3.08 June 12, 2006 78.2
2.35 June 29, 2005 59.7
4.42 September 26, 2004 112.3
3.73 June 22, 2003 94.7
4.29 December 09, 2002 109.0
6.93 September 14, 2001 176.0
4.14 July 21, 2000 105.2
3.83 September 06, 1999 97.3
3.94 March 19, 1998 100.1
6.73 September 26, 1997 170.9
4.07 January 01, 1996 103.4
7.45 June 24, 1995 189.2
2.34 September 26, 1994 59.4
2.85 September 06, 1993 72.4
2.48 June 24, 1992 63.0
4.50 May 19, 1991 114.3
3.15 June 29, 1990 80.0
3.17 July 23, 1989 80.5
6.84 September 07, 1988 173.7
1987
3.00 March 15, 1986 76.2
3.20 September 04, 1985 81.3
2.11 September 28, 1984 53.6
2.43 March 27, 1983 61.7
4.45 June 18, 1982 113.0
3.43 August 20, 1981 87.1
4.53 July 18, 1980 115.1
7.65 May 08, 1979 194.3
2.66 June 23, 1978 67.6
3.00 September 19, 1977 76.2
3.90 May 15, 1976 99.1
4.40 July 13, 1975 111.8
9.14 June 26, 1974 232.2
2.95 July 19, 1973 74.9
2.60 August 23, 1972 66.0
4.75 August 15, 1971 120.7
2.40 February 03, 1970 61.0
3.90 July 18, 1969 99.1
5.40 September 13, 1968 137.2
2.94 August 12, 1967 74.7
2.60 June 08, 1966 66.0
1965
2.53 March 28, 1964 64.3
4.40 November 10, 1963 111.8
4.90 September 20, 1962 124.5
2.88 August 17, 1961 73.2
6.72 July 29, 1960 170.7
5.47 June 18, 1959 138.9
4.10 February 26, 1958 104.1
3.13 July 05, 1957 79.5
1.87 April 10, 1956 47.5
5.30 August 20, 1955 134.6
3.90 July 04, 1954 99.1
3.60 January 09, 1953 91.4
3.40 March 26, 1952 86.4
5.05 April 07, 1951 128.3
3.75 September 05, 1950 95.3
5.55 August 12, 1949 141.0
3.30 January 13, 1948 83.8
4.01 August 08, 1947 101.9
4.98 September 20, 1946 126.5
7.76 June 23, 1945 197.1
1944
1943
2.50 September 23, 1942 63.5
3.80 November 14, 1941 96.5
2.40 August 03, 1940 61.0
6.75 August 12, 1939 171.5
5.84 October 14, 1938 148.3
4.61 February 10, 1937 117.1
2.88 September 04, 1936 73.2
7.42 September 04, 1935 188.5
4.01 September 14, 1934 101.9
9.61 September 05, 1933 244.1
2.67 July 12, 1932 67.8
3.17 April 15, 1931 80.5
3.89 May 30, 1930 98.8
2.74 September 29, 1929 69.6
3.59 August 14, 1928 91.2
2.58 February 19, 1927 65.5
5.88 September 19, 1926 149.4
5.19 July 15, 1925 131.8
3.09 April 14, 1924 78.5
3.30 August 30, 1923 83.8
4.01 August 19, 1922 101.9
6.51 July 06, 1921 165.4
4.09 August 03, 1920 103.9
4.30 July 22, 1919 109.2
3.25 November 26, 1918 82.6
4.37 October 16, 1917 111.0
5.77 September 13, 1916 146.6
Reference

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

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