With thundery showers bringing heavy rain, some areas saw high rainfall totals over the weekend. The wettest was Carlisle, in Cumbria, which saw 97.4 mm of rain over the last 48 hours.
48 hour rainfall totals (0900 GMT 27 July to 0900 GMT 29 July 2013)
|Site Name||Area||Rain (mm)|
|Market Bosworth, Bosworth Park||Leicestershire||65.2|
Carlisle also made it into the top ten wettest days of the year so far, with 79.8 mm on Sunday alone, however it’s still some way behind Plockton, which saw 108 mm on the 5th May earlier this year.
Top ten wettest days in 2013 so far
|Plockton||Ross & Cromarty||05/05/2013||108|
|Strathallan School||Perthshire (In Tayside Region)||07/05/2013||100|
|Holne, Priddons Farm||Devon||22/03/2013||84.6|
|Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog||Clwyd||15/05/2013||69.6|
|Market Bosworth, Bosworth Park||Leicestershire||28/07/2013||65.2|
|Achnagart||Ross & Cromarty||03/05/2013||64.2|
Despite the dry start to the month, this rainfall means this July is unlikely to set any records for being dry.