is alltime.rain.max giving rain total or maximum rainrate??

NOAA just gives daily rain total doesn't it?

Have you tried just adding up the rain values in the database for the 
specific date?   Is NOAA correct or incorrect for that date?
Have you tried looking for the highest rainrate in the database
select dateTime, max(rainrate) from archive where 1;  does it give 15.6 by 
any chance??

I assume the alltime tag is returning a rainrate value since a time is 
specified - if it was a rain total then I would expect time to always be 

On Friday, 10 August 2018 12:53:01 UTC+3, Phil Owers wrote:
> Sorry to bother you all again.
> When using $alltime.rain.max at $alltime.rain.maxtime.format(%d %b %Y(
> I get a figure of 15.6mm at 16 July returned. This date is my wettest day 
> so that part is correct but checking via the nooa monthly and yearly 
> reports it should be 29.6mm. Have also used the delta command and it gave 
> the same reading. 
> Have today done a wee_database weewx.conf --drop-daily as changed some 
> historical wind speeds in the sdb, deleted all nooa reports and they all 
> corrected ok but didn't make any difference to the rain total above. Any 
> help would be appreciated. Thanks Phil

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