Western Hemisphere: Greatest Twenty-four-Hour (1 Day) Rainfall
|Record Value||1633.98mm (64.33")|
|Date of Record||12:30UTC 21/10/2005 - 12:30UTC 22/10/2005|
|Instrumentation||Automated station, Tipping-Bucket Rain Gauge|
|Geospatial Location||Isla Mujeres, Mexico [21°15'N, 86°44'W, elevation: 3m (10ft)]|
"Tropical Cyclone Report: Hurricane Wilma" by Richard J. Pasch, Eric S. Blake, Hugh D. Cobb III, and David P. Roberts, National Hurricane Center, 2006.
CCl evaluation committee (R. Cerveny, V. Davydova Belitskaya , P. Bessemoulin, M. Cortez C. Landsea and T. Peterson,) evaluated and commented on this event. Based on their comments and additional input from associated experts, the CCl Rapporteur on Climate Extremes accepted the record 4 May 2007.
Ground-view Image of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Aerial view Image of Isla Mujeres, Mexico