The 1.82″ of rainfall that was measured in Indianapolis today is the largest single-day rainfall in two months and the SECOND largest of the summer behind June 10’s 1.83″.
Rainfall today (August 7) breaks a daily rainfall record set 122 years ago! The previous record of 1.08″ was set in 1896. The largest single-day rainfall in the month of August is August 6, 1979 with 4.46″. Weather records date back to 1871 in Indianapolis.