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    Seattle Shatters March Rain Record

    By By Mark Leberfinger, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
    April 01, 2014, 12:56:41 AM EDT

    The last time there has been this much rain in March for the Seattle area was 1950.

    The city broke its rainfall record with 9.44 inches, 270 percent of the normal March precipitation. The previous record was 8.40 inches, set in March 1950.

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    It will dry out Monday through Wednesday with highs in the mid-50s.

    The next chance of rain is expected Thursday and Friday, with more steadier rain for the weekend.

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