Table 2.  Maximum Expected Rainfall for the Memphis CWA (in inches).



                                  RETURN PERIOD


RAIN    	  1 YR		  2 YR		  5 YR		  10 YR		  25 YR		  50 YR		  100 YR 
DURATION


3 Hour		1.80-2.20	2.25-2.50	2.75-3.25	3.00-3.50	3.50-4.00	4.00-4.50	4.25-5.00

6 Hour		2.25-2.50	2.75-3.00	3.30-3.75	3.75-4.25	4.25-5.00	4.75-5.50	5.00-6.00

12 Hour		2.75-3.00	3.25-3.75	3.75-4.50	4.30-5.25	4.75-6.00	5.50-6.50	6.00-7.50

24 Hour 	3.10-3.50	3.50-4.25	4.50-5.30	5.00-6.00	5.75-7.00	6.50-7.75	7.00-8.50


Source: 'Rainfall Frequency Atlas of the United States', Technical Paper #40, Weather Bureau,    
         May 1961.		


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