The Olympian reports:
“November arrived in a downpour across Western Washington. Rainfall at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport set a record for the date and precipitation was measured in inches at several spots around the region…
National Weather Service meteorologist Dustin Guy says Sea-Tac recorded 1.55 inches of rain as of 6:30 p.m. The old record for Nov. 1 was 1.06 inches, set in 1984. Airport records have been kept since the mid-1940s.
Elsewhere, Forks on the Olympic Peninsula recorded 2.36 inches of rain in 24 hours while nearby Quillayute had 2.21 inches and Shelton, near Olympia, measured 2.18 inches.”
The nearest official National Weather Service station to Yelm is Olympia Regional Airport, which recorded 1.64 inches of rain, breaking the former 1.53 inch record set in 1977 for November 1st.