14 of the 20 rainiest days in Burlington Vermont since 1940 occurred with CO2 below 350 ppm. Irene was #5 at 3.39 inches. The USHCN data does not include 1927, which was the worst flood in Vermont’s history.
The Flood of November 3-4, 1927 stands as the greatest disaster in Vermont history. Devastation occurred throughout the state, with 1285 bridges lost as well as countless numbers of homes and buildings destroyed and hundreds of miles of roads and railroad tracks washed out. The flood waters claimed 84 lives, including that of the Vermont Lieutenant Governor