Garden City set a daily rainfall record Monday morning, beating out the previous record established on Aug. 7, 1951.
Monday morning's rainfall clocked in at 1.24 inches at the Garden City Regional Airport, beating out the previous record for Aug. 7 at 0.71 inches, according to meteorologist Ray Burgert of the National Weather Service in Dodge City.
Other areas in the region got a healthy amount of rain, as well, and the region can expect to see more rain as the week goes on.
Cimarron reported .44 inches; Ulysses reported .86 inches; Holcomb reported .98 inches; Deerfield reported 1.40 inches; 1 to 1.5 inches were reported in the Syracuse area; 1.47 inches were reported west of Johnson City; .65 inches were reported near Healy; 1.26 to 1.49 inches were reported in the Scott City area; and 1.46 to 2.08 inches were reported near Leoti.
“It looks like this week we’ll be in a wet weather pattern,” Burgert said, noting that there will be a slight chance for storms “just about each night or each day” in the next four to five days.