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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:
    Hilo6.2
    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
    Newark3.1
    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