8News Daily Poll: Can you guess the record for consecutive days of rainfall in Richmond?

A rainy Friday afternoon at Byrd Park in Richmond.

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Tuesday marked the 16th time in the past 18 days in which we’ve seen rainfall in Central Virginia.

So we got to thinking, “what’s the record for the most consecutive days of rain in Richmond?”

REMEMBER: In order for it to be considered ‘measurable rain,’ at least .01 of an inch has to fall at Richmond International Airport.

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Now that you’ve made a guess, here’s 8News Chief Meteorologist John Bernier with the answer:

Here is a hint: It’s happened three times with the most recent occurrence in May of 2003.

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