STATEN ISLAND, NY – Two days of consistent rainfall drenched New York City in more than two inches of rain in numerous locations, according to preliminary readings reported by the National Weather Service.
Staten Island reached 2.63 inches over the past 48 hours, which was among the highest totals in New York City released in the agency’s precipitation report. The tally was recorded by a member of the Citizen Weather Observer Program, a volunteer network of personal weather stations that share live data with the National Weather Service.
Portions of South Slope in Brooklyn touched 2.76 inches of rainfall, the National Weather Service’s report read, while Prospect Park reached 2.58 inches.
Little Neck, Queens surpassed 2.56 inches of rain over the two-day span while LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy Airports experienced around 1.8 inches of precipitation, the report said.
Central Park’s weather station measured 1.61 inches of rain, the National Weather Service said. Washington Heights, meanwhile, saw slightly higher totals at 1.88 inches.