The map below relates to amount of rainfall that fell to the chances of that amount of rain actually occurring.
|Record or Near Record River Flood Levels Across Middle Tennessee|
|Location||Record||Old Record||Date of Old Record||Flood Stage|
|Cumberland at Clarksville||62.58'||57.1'||March 14, 1975||46'|
|Cumberland at Nashville||51.86'||47.6'||March 15, 1975||40'|
|Red River near Port Royal||49.48'||48.3'||March 13, 1973||30'|
|Duck River at Centerville||47.5'||37.6'||February 14, 1948||22'|
|Harpeth River near Kingston Springs||38'||33.2'||January 7, 1946||20'|
|Duck River near Hurricane Mills||33'||30.7'||February 14, 1948||24'|
|Harpeth River at Bellevue||33'||24.3'||February 13, 1948||20'|
|Buffalo River near Lobelville||25.7'||25.2'||May 28, 1991||14'|
|Harpeth River at Franklin||35.1*||35.2||February 13, 1968||30'|
|* NEAR RECORD|
|12 Highest Rainfall Totals - COOP and CoCoRaHS Observers|
|Location||Total Two Day Rainfall|
|Camden 4.5 NE||19.41"|
|Fairview 3.8 SW||18.04"|
|Fairview 2.9 SW||17.71"|
|Belle Meade 1.4 NNE||17.67"|
|Mt Moriah Birdsong Marina||17.51"|
|Brownsville 1.0 SE||17.5"|
|Jackson 4.9 NW||17.36"|
|Brentwood 2.5 NE||17.15"|
|Bon Aqua 3.0 ESE||17.09"|
|Brentwood 2.8 NE||17.07"|
|Belle Meade 1.2 ESE||17.02"|
- Fifteen (15) observation sites had rainfall measurements exceeding the maximum observed rainfall associated with Hurricane Katrina landfall.
- The two day rainfall of 13.57 inches at Nashville International Airport shattered the monthly rainfall record for May which was 11.04 inches.
- The rainiest month in Nashville is 13.92 inches in January 1950.
- Nashville International Airport experienced its 1st and 3rd rainiest days on back to back days.
- The heaviest rainfall occurred in a swath across Davidson, Williamson, Dickson, Hickman, Benton, Perry, and Humphreys Counties. An average of 14-15 inches of rain fell, equivalent to 420 billion gallons of water, in just two days.
- TN Weekend Rainfall Totals Map
- Middle TN Weekend Rainfall Totals Map
- Gage Adjusted Radar Rainfall Estimates
- Epic Flood Event of May 2010 - Record or Near-Record River Flood Levels Across Middle Tennessee
- Historic Rain Event Breaks Many Nashville Records
- Flood of May 2010
- Record Crests on the Cumberland River at Nashville
- Epic Nature of May 1st -2nd 2010
- Nashville's Rainfall for Saturday and Sunday May1,2,2010