Daily Historical Weather for April 18
What is it about April 18th? An excessive heavy rain event developed over a large part of Southeast Texas. The heaviest rain fell over parts of Colorado, Austin, Grimes, Montgomery, Harris and Fort Bend counties. Over 6,000 structures were flooded and there were eight fatalities. Some of the heavier rainfall totals include 23.50 inches of rain in Pattison in just 14 hours, 20 inches of rain in Waller and 19.30 inches of rain near Monaville in just 10 hours. The city of Houston recorded 9.92 inches of rain which is the second highest daily total in city history. April 2016 was the wettest April ever recorded in city history.