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  • APPENDIXB
    RATES OF RAINFALL FOR VARIOUS CITIES

    This appendix is informative and is not part of the code.

    Rainfall rates, in inches per hour, are based on a storm of 1-hour duration and a 100-year return period. The rainfall rates shown in the appendix are derived from Figure 1106.1.

    Alabama:
     Birmingham3.8
     Huntsville3.6
     Mobile4.6
     Montgomery4.2
    Alaska:
     Fairbanks1.0
     Juneau0.6
    Arizona:
     Flagstaff2.4
     Nogales3.1
     Phoenix2.5
     Yuma1.6
    Arkansas:
     Fort Smith3.6
     Little Rock3.7
     Texarkana3.8
    California:
     Barstow1.4
     Crescent City1.5
     Fresno1.1
     Los Angeles2.1
     Needles1.6
     Placerville1.5
     San Fernando2.3
     San Francisco1.5
     Yreka1.4
    Colorado:
     Craig1.5
     Denver2.4
     Durango1.8
     Grand Junction1.7
     Lamar3.0
     Pueblo2.5
    Connecticut:
     Hartford2.7
     New Haven2.8
     Putnam2.6
    Delaware:
     Georgetown3.0
     Wilmington3.1
    District of Columbia:
     Washington3.2
    Florida:
     Jacksonville4.3
     Key West4.3
     Miami4.7
     Pensacola4.6
     Tampa4.5
    Georgia:
     Atlanta3.7
     Dalton3.4
     Macon3.9
     Savannah4.3
     Thomasville4.3
    Hawaii:
     Hilo.....6.2
     Honolulu3.0
     Wailuku3.0
    Idaho:
     Boise0.9
     Lewiston1.1
     Pocatello1.2
    Illinois:
     Cairo3.3
     Chicago3.0
     Peoria3.3
     Rockford3.2
     Springfield3.3
    Indiana:
     Evansville3.2
     Fort Wayne2.9
     Indianapolis3.1
    Iowa:
     Davenport3.3
     Des Moines3.4
     Dubuque3.3
     Sioux City3.6
    Kansas:
     Atwood3.3
     Dodge City3.3
     Topeka3.7
     Wichita3.7
    Kentucky:
     Ashland3.0
     Lexington3.1
     Louisville3.2
     Middlesboro3.2
     Paducah3.3
    Louisiana:
     Alexandria4.2
     Lake Providence4.0
     New Orleans4.8
     Shreveport3.9
    Maine:
     Bangor2.2
     Houlton2.1
     Portland2.4
    Maryland:
     Baltimore3.2
     Hagerstown2.8
     Oakland2.7
     Salisbury3.1
    Massachusetts:
     Boston2.5
     Pittsfield2.8
     Worcester2.7
    Michigan:
     Alpena2.5
     Detroit2.7
     Grand Rapids2.6
     Lansing2.8
     Marquette2.4
     Sault Ste. Marie2.2
    Minnesota:
     Duluth2.8
     Grand Marais2.3
     Minneapolis3.1
     Moorhead3.2
     Worthington3.5
    Mississippi:
     Biloxi4.7
     Columbus3.9
     Corinth3.6
     Natchez4.4
     Vicksburg4.1
    Missouri:
     Columbia3.2
     Kansas City3.6
     Springfield3.4
     St. Louis3.2
    Montana:
     Ekalaka2.5
     Havre1.6
     Helena1.5
     Kalispell1.2
     Missoula1.3
    Nebraska:
     North Platte3.3
     Omaha3.8
     Scottsbluff3.1
     Valentine3.2
    Nevada:
     Elko1.0
     Ely1.1
     Las Vegas1.4
     Reno1.1
    New Hampshire:
     Berlin2.5
     Concord2.5
     Keene2.4
    New Jersey:
     Atlantic City2.9
     Newark.3.1
     Trenton3.1
    New Mexico:
     Albuquerque2.0
     Hobbs3.0
     Raton2.5
     Roswell2.6
     Silver City1.9
    New York:
     Albany2.5
     Binghamton2.3
     Buffalo2.3
     Kingston2.7
     New York3.0
     Rochester2.2
    North Carolina:
     Asheville4.1
     Charlotte3.7
     Greensboro3.4
     Wilmington4.2
    North Dakota:
     Bismarck2.8
     Devils Lake2.9
     Fargo3.1
     Williston2.6
    Ohio:
     Cincinnati2.9
     Cleveland2.6
     Columbus2.8
     Toledo2.8
    Oklahoma:
     Altus3.7
     Boise City3.3
     Durant3.8
     Oklahoma City3.8
    Oregon:
     Baker0.9
     Coos Bay1.5
     Eugene1.3
     Portland1.2
    Pennsylvania:
     Erie2.6
     Harrisburg2.8
     Philadelphia3.1
     Pittsburgh2.6
     Scranton2.7
     Rhode Island:
     Block Island2.75
     Providence2.6
    South Carolina:
     Charleston4.3
     Columbia4.0
     Greenville4.1
    South Dakota:
     Buffalo2.8
     Huron3.3
     Pierre3.1
     Rapid City2.9
     Yankton3.6
    Tennessee:
     Chattanooga3.5
     Knoxville3.2
     Memphis3.7
     Nashville3.3
    Texas:
     Abilene3.6
     Amarillo3.5
     Brownsville4.5
     Dallas4.0
     Del Rio4.0
     El Paso2.3
     Houston4.6
     Lubbock3.3
     Odessa3.2
     Pecos3.0
     San Antonio4.2
    Utah:
     Brigham City1.2
     Roosevelt1.3
     Salt Lake City1.3
     St. George1.7
    Vermont:
     Barre2.3
     Bratteboro2.7
     Burlington2.1
     Rutland2.5
    Virginia:
     Bristol2.7
     Charlottesville2.8
     Lynchburg3.2
     Norfolk3.4
     Richmond3.3
    Washington:
     Omak1.1
     Port Angeles1.1
     Seattle1.4
     Spokane1.0
     Yakima1.1
    West Virginia:
     Charleston2.8
     Morgantown2.7
    Wisconsin:
     Ashland2.5
     Eau Claire2.9
     Green Bay2.6
     La Crosse3.1
     Madison3.0
     Milwaukee3.0
    Wyoming:
     Cheyenne2.2
     Fort Bridger1.3
     Lander1.5
     New Castle2.5
     Sheridan1.7
     Yellowstone Park1.4