Galveston sees wettest September in 133 years

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor
KPRC/Rose-Ann Aragon

A truck is parked on a flooded street in Galveston, Texas, on Sept. 4, 2018.

GALVESTON, Texas - If you felt like the rain just wouldn't stop in Galveston last month, the numbers back up your perception.

According to the National Weather Service, the coastal city received 24.32 inches of rain during the month of September, making it the second-wettest September in Galveston history.

The wettest September on record happened in 1885, when Galveston received 26.01 inches of rain during the month.

The driest September in Galveston's history happened in 1924, when only 0.04 inches of rain fell.

The average rainfall for Galveston during September is between 4 and 5 inches.

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