Akron - Extreme Daily Precipitation for Each Year





This page lists the biggest rainstorms or snowstorms of the year in Akron, Ohio along with the date they occurred. The information answers questions like: When was the last time more than three inches of precipitation landed on Akron in a single day? What was the rainiest day of 2019?

The list gives the highest daily precipitation for each year in Akron 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 were observed at the Akron–Canton Airport and go back to 1949. During that time the heaviest downpour measured for a single day was 4.84 inches (122.9 millimetres) on July 19, 2011.

Most precipitation in one day for recent years in Akron
Inches Date Milli­metres
1.89 August 28, 2020   48.0
1.55 October 31, 2019 39.4
2.50 September 09, 2018 63.5
3.01 November 18, 2017 76.5
1.84 June 16, 2016 46.7
1.78 May 27, 2015 45.2
2.49 June 18, 2014 63.2
2.11 April 10, 2013 53.6
2.77 August 14, 2012 70.4
4.84 July 19, 2011 122.9
1.83 November 25, 2010 46.5
Highest daily precipitation recorded at Akron each year
Inches Date Milli­metres
1.48 March 08, 2009 37.6
1.99 June 26, 2008 50.5
2.07 October 23, 2007 52.6
2.31 June 22, 2006 58.7
3.29 August 30, 2005 83.6
2.31 September 08, 2004 58.7
3.98 July 27, 2003 101.1
2.18 November 10, 2002 55.4
1.43 April 06, 2001 36.3
2.21 July 03, 2000 56.1
2.31 November 02, 1999 58.7
2.02 August 10, 1998 51.3
1.98 May 25, 1997 50.3
1.87 June 18, 1996 47.5
2.04 January 15, 1995 51.8
3.67 August 14, 1994 93.2
1.68 November 27, 1993 42.7
2.21 September 21, 1992 56.1
1.31 December 02, 1991 33.3
3.27 July 22, 1990 83.1
1.44 June 03, 1989 36.6
3.70 September 03, 1988 94.0
1.99 April 04, 1987 50.5
1.21 November 26, 1986 30.7
2.14 May 27, 1985 54.4
1.35 August 30, 1984 34.3
1.59 July 31, 1983 40.4
1.48 January 31, 1982 37.6
2.29 May 27, 1981 58.2
2.15 May 24, 1980 54.6
3.23 September 14, 1979 82.0
1.30 August 09, 1978 33.0
1.87 June 28, 1977 47.5
2.92 July 10, 1976 74.2
3.00 August 31, 1975 76.2
2.04 August 03, 1974 51.8
1.56 July 20, 1973 39.6
2.71 July 16, 1972 68.8
2.38 August 26, 1971 60.5
2.85 June 15, 1970 72.4
2.40 July 05, 1969 61.0
1.37 July 17, 1968 34.8
1.53 September 27, 1967 38.9
1.72 November 02, 1966 43.7
1.50 August 25, 1965 38.1
3.21 March 09, 1964 81.5
1.19 March 04, 1963 30.2
1.54 July 03, 1962 39.1
3.21 July 19, 1961 81.5
1.50 June 12, 1960 38.1
2.83 January 21, 1959 71.9
2.91 July 31, 1958 73.9
2.71 June 28, 1957 68.8
2.65 May 27, 1956 67.3
1.64 November 16, 1955 41.7
2.57 October 15, 1954 65.3
2.44 June 16, 1953 62.0
1.94 September 18, 1952 49.3
1.52 September 13, 1951 38.6
1.76 June 24, 1950 44.7
1.43 July 10, 1949 36.3
Reference

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

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