2018 makes Top 10 list of wettest years in Dayton

2018 Ranks Top 10 Wettest

DAYTON — It’s official. 2018 is one of the Top 10 wettest years on record.

As of 7 p.m., Dayton pushed into the 10th spot, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said.

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The year’s accumulation is 48.99 inches.

Dayton isn’t the only Ohio city to experience a wet year.

Cincinnati now ranks #3 for wettest years for the city with 55.90 inches, and Columbus hit the #1 spot with 55.18 inches.

Dayton Top 10 Wettest Years

(1900 to present)

  1. 59.75 inches in 1990
  2. 56.72 inches in 2011
  3. 54.65 inches in 1996
  4. 52.23 inches in 1993
  5. 51.26 inches in 1995
  6. 50.83 inches in 2017
  7. 50.09 inches in 1937
  8. 49.37 inches in 1989
  9. 49.03 inches in 1950
  10. 48.99 inches in 2018