Odd record broken

(Las Vegas, NV) – With the sun not coming out until late in the day after all the rain finally let up, how could we set a record high Wednesday? Easy- when it’s a record for the COOLEST high ever for that date. And that high of 84, beating the previous record of  “only” 86 for an August 22nd high in Las Vegas (08/22/1968), happened shortly after midnight, with the mercury then dropping for most of the day under a cloud covered rainy rainy sky.

By the way, the official accumulation of 1.65 inches of rain Wednesday sets a record for the date, and is the second highest 24 hour rainfall in Las Vegas history.

Many neighborhoods, mostly in the southeast, got upwards of 3 inches of rain yesterday, most that in just a few hours around the middle of the day.


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