Region breaks 27-year daily rainfall record a day after tying high temp from 1910

The region set a record for rainfall before the sun had even risen Monday.

Rainfall for the day was recorded at 2.48 inches, but the record already was broken by 4:44 a.m., when the National Weather Service in Wilmington reported rainfall of 1.83 inches was recorded in Dayton. This beat the daily record of 1.49 inches set in 1995.

ExploreFlood Advisory, Watch issued; Rainy and windy today

Monday’s record-setting morning came a day after the Dayton region tied its record-high temperature for March 6.

The city matched the record set 112 years ago in 1910 with a high of 74 degrees Sunday, according to NWS. The region appears to be taking a break from the balmy weather, with lower temperatures predicted for most of the week.

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A woman wades through the flood water that covered St. Paris Pike in Clark County Monday following an overnight storm. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Credit: Bill Lackey

A woman wades through the flood water that covered St. Paris Pike in Clark County Monday following an overnight storm. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Credit: Bill Lackey

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A woman wades through the flood water that covered St. Paris Pike in Clark County Monday following an overnight storm. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Credit: Bill Lackey

Credit: Bill Lackey

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