The National Weather Service reports that October has been the second-wettest October ever at both Atlanta and Athens. Atlanta saw more than more than 8 inches in October 1995 when the remnants of Hurricane Opal moved across the area.
Athens saw nearly 12 inches of rain in October of 1937.
Metro Atlanta will be sunny or mostly sunny all week, with highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s. The sunshine will continue across the state.