Like HowStuffWorks on Facebook!

How could it rain for 45 straight days?

        Science | Storms

Lots More Information

Related Articles

More Great Links


  • "$3.8 million in individual assistance approved for Texans." The Associated Press. Houston Chronicle. July 12, 2007.
  • "Bad weather foils Pakistan rescue." BBC News. June 28, 2007.
  • "Climate change and extreme weather."
  • "Eleven dead in Texas floods; more rain expected." The Associated Press. June 28, 2007.
  • "Global Measured Extremes of Temperature and Precipitation." NOAA Satellite and Information Service. Aug. 9, 2004.
  • "Increasing Trend of Extreme Rain Events Over India in a Warming Environment." Science. Dec. 2006.
  • "Rate of Long-Term Trend Temperature Change & Precipitation Change." Climate Prediction Center.
  • Burnett, John. "Heavy Rain Devastates Texas, Oklahoma." NPR. June 28, 2007.
  • Carlton, Jeff. "Texas Sees Record June Rainfall." TIME. June 30, 2007.,8599,1639117,00.html
  • Castro, April. "More Than Foot of Rain Floods Texas." The Associated Press. San Francisco Chronicle. June 27, 2007.
  • Cohen, Alex and Brand, Madeleine. "Summer Weather Goes to Extremes." NPR. July 5, 2007.
  • De Haas, Joost. "Drinking the Sky." Earth Report.
  • Doyle, Leonard. "Extreme weather wakes US up to climate change." The Independent. June 29, 2007.
  • Goodwyn, Wade. "Flooding Overburdens Texas Emergency Responders." NPR. July 6, 2007.
  • Johnson, Alex. "No relief expected from Texas, Oklahoma rain." MSNBC. June 28, 2007.
  • Lyons, Steve. "Extreme Rainfall and Flooding in Texas." The Weather Channel Blog. June 27, 2007.
  • Moran, Kevin. "Rain may be theme of the week for Houston area." Houston Chronicle. July 2, 2007.
  • Tompkins, Shannon. "Excess rains should boost fish populations." Houston Chronicle. July 11, 2007.