A torrential downpour in the early hours of Monday morning made Santon Downham in Suffolk the wettest place in the UK.
Between 1am and 11am, the site in Thetford Forest had 51.2 mm (2 inches) of rain which is close to the amount it receives during the whole of an average July. During just one hour at 5am, the weather station had 33 mm (1.3 inches) of rain.
The deluge was isolated and most places in the Anglia region had little or no rain by 10am Monday morning.
Norwich had 48.6 mm (1.9 inches) of rain on Sunday 20 July.
Rainfall totals averaged across the Anglia region during July have reached 56 mm (2.2 inches) which is 25% more rain than normal. But that average hides wide variations in the totals. Norwich has so far had 95 mm (3.7 inches) of rain during July while Bedford has had just 35 mm (1.4 inches).
The Anglia region is not as wet as July 2012 when there was 107 mm (4.2 inches) making it the second wettest July on record.
Cloudy and breezy with rain or drizzle at times
The Met Office has issued an early storm warning for strong winds forecast to hit the Anglia region on Thursday.
The region has enjoyed its warmest day of the year and the hottest February day for five years.