Friday, January 20, 2017
Yesterday, 80.4 L / m of rain fell in the city. Given that the average January precipitation is 23 L / m, in less than twenty four hours there was nearly four times the normal amount.
To put this into perspective, 80.4l per square metre is just over 3 inches (or 76.2mm). That is more than the monthly average for Liverpool and a little less than the average monthly rain for Manchester. Either way we had about a months worth of rain in one day.
Photo by Victor Sarabia Grau, from the New Bridge or Levante.