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Displaying AFOS PIL: RERHFO Received: 2018-08-25 13:03 UTC


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RERHFO

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
303 AM HST SAT AUG 25 2018

...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL SET AT HILO...
...WETTEST THREE DAY PERIOD EVER OBSERVED AT HILO...

...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL SET AT KAHULUI...

A RECORD RAINFALL OF 15.00 INCHES WAS SET AT HILO ON AUGUST 24. 
THIS BREAKS THE OLD DAILY RECORD OF 2.32 INCHES SET IN 1957...
AND WAS ALSO THE FIFTH WETTEST CALENDAR DAY ON RECORD. THE WETTEST
DAY ON RECORD REMAINS FEBRUARY 20 1979...WHEN 16.87 INCHES OF
RAIN FELL. HILO ALSO MEASURED 31.85 INCHES OF RAIN FOR THE THREE 
DAY PERIOD OF AUGUST 22-24 2018. THIS BECOMES THE WETTEST THREE 
DAY PERIOD EVER OBSERVED AT HILO...WITH RECORDS DATING BACK TO 
1949. 

A RECORD RAINFALL OF 0.70 INCHES WAS SET AT KAHULUI ON AUGUST 24.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD DAILY RECORD OF 0.13 INCHES SET IN 1957.

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JACOBSON