24 hour rainfall totals

Official blog of the Met Office news team

High rainfall totals were recorded yesterday as a band of heavy rain crossed the country.

Libanus in Powys saw the most rain, with 58.8 mm recorded in a 24 hour period. The highest hourly total was 15.4 mm recorded in Tredegar, Gwent between 11 am and 12 pm yesterday.

24 hour rainfall figures from 7 pm 4 August to 7 pm 5 August 

Site NameAreaRainfall (mm)
Libanus                        Powys               58.8
Levens Hall                    Cumbria             56.2
Aberdaron                      Gwynedd             55.6
Porthmadog                     Gwynedd             55.4
Tredegar Gwent               53
Morecambe               Lancashire          51.2
Capel Curig             Gwynedd             49.8
Mumbles Head                   West Glamorgan      48.6
Camborne                       Cornwall            43
Cardinham, Bodmin          Cornwall            43
Warcop Range          Cumbria             42
St Athan                       South Glamorgan     40.6
Shap                           Cumbria             39.6
Boulmer                        Northumberland      38.8
Culdrose                       Cornwall            36.4
Chivenor                       Devon               35.6
Valley                         Gwynedd             35
Carterhouse                    Roxburghshire       34.2
Charterhall                    Berwickshire        32.8
Durham                         Durham              32.8
Mona                           Isle Of Anglesey    32.4
Walney Island                  Cumbria             32.2
Albemarle                      Northumberland      32
Liscombe                       Somerset            31
Cardiff, Bute Park             South…

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