Here’s the Month That Had the Most Rain EVER in Texarkana History
April showers bring May flowers, right? April is the month that we usually think of it to be the wettest and rainiest month of them all but that might not really be the case in Texarkana, especially this year.
With Texarkana celebrating its Sesqucenntial this year, we couldn't help but think of Texarkana's history and since its April, well surely somewhere in our history April would hold the record for the rainiest month somewhere in our history. So far this month as of April 18, 2023, we have had only 2.7 inches of rain.
Here's what we found out. According to extremeweatherwatch.com, weather records have been kept track of in Texarkana since 1892. In all those years April has had a three-way tie as the third rainiest month. Believe it or not April ties with July and August! Say What? I thought those would be the driest months!
The rainiest month over the years in Texarkana is actually October and it has taken first place 4 times over the years. 1919, 1926, 1984 and 2009
The Most Rain Ever in One Month in Texarkana History is...
So what is the record for the most rain ever in one month in Texarkana? Back in October of 1919, we had 18.3 inches of rain! I'm surprised we didn't float away!