Yesterday's torrential downpour saw 4.97" of rain recorded in Central Park. According to the National Weather Service, that made it the "10th highest daily total ever recorded there. (Record: 8.28" from 9/23/1882)."
As of 6:14 a.m., the NWS recorded 5.12" of rain in Central Park; many areas outside of the city got around five inches of rain as well—5.43" was recorded at JFK Airport and 5.36" at Newark Airport. NBC New York adds, "Forecasters said another 1 to 2 inches were possible before the storm system finally leaves the region on Thursday morning."