Two long standing South Jersey weather record sites broke rainfall records Thursday as torrential rain drenched much of South Jersey. 

Atlantic City International Airport broke a over 50 year rainfall record. The 2.55 inches of rain beat the old record in 1965 by over an inch, which stood at 1.47 inches. Record at the airport go back to 1943. 

Millville Executive Airport saw over an inch less rain, at 1.42 inches. However, that was still enough to set a new rainfall record.

However, even the A.C. Airport total was not enough to crack the top five highest totals seen on Thursday. Using data complied by the National Weather Service, the Office of the New Jersey State Climatologist and the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, here what the top ten looked like. Similar to Saturday's storms, one town again took home first, second and third place

Note that some towns have more than one measuring station and multiple towns are in the top ten. 


This is my first newspaper but not my first forecast for NJ. I graduated with a B.S. in Meteorology from Rutgers. Two TV internships gave me a taste for the newsroom. Then, after nearly 4 years in private NJ weather, I'm forecasting South Jersey for you.

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