The soggy weather from Sunday night through late Monday totaled record breaking amounts for the Rockford area. For Monday the 28th of November, Rockford's rain gauge measured
1.03" which broke the previous record of 0.97" set in 1987.
In total for the past 48 hours, Rockford's rain totaled 1.03" with Monroe seeing some of the highest two-day totals, at 2.22" of rain. For Rockford, the November total is at 1.66" bringing the rain to a surplus of .24".
We needed that soaking rain, because the months of September and October were quite dry. Since September, Rockford has totaled 7.35" but we're still 1.09" from the average.