... Daily record precipitation today...
It wasn't just the ground that Shook today in Las Vegas. The rain
gauge at McCarran International Airport also got the dust Shook off
it today as well by the rain. A total of 0.14 inch of precipitation
fell today which broke the old daily record of a trace set in 1947
and tied in 1979 and 2006. Prior to today, since official records
started in 1937 a total of 11 days in Las Vegas never had measurable
precipitation fall on them. That number now drops to 10.
In Kingman, Arizona a total of 0.10 inch of precipitation fell today
which ties the daily record for may 22nd set in 1980. Official
records for Kingman date back to 1901.
The above information is preliminary and subject to a final review.
For final certified data please contact the office of noaa's
National centers for environmental information (ncei) located in
Asheville, North Carolina.
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Statement as of 5:34 PM PDT on May 22, 2015