|Approaching the dome|
|Entering the dome|
|Looking at the pool in the center of the dome|
where it's too deep to walk
|Leaving the dome|
|Looking back at the dome|
|This chart reports daily "high and low" air temperatures for the long-time weather station at Naples Airport. The blue bars indicate verified data and the red bars indicates the forecast for this week. The background gray coding shows the long-term average and record daily highs and lows.|
|Looking south into Collier County|
|Same spot looking north into Hendry County|
|The chart above shows monthly rainfall totals across south Florida, as computed by SFWMD, from 2005 to present. Wet and dry seasons are easy to see. Any month in which over 9 inches of rain is recorded on average across all of south Florida is a Big Rain Month. Any month that produces less than an inch across south Florida falls in Drought Month territory.|
|The table above provides a summary|
of wet and dry season rainfall totals
over the past few years.
|Can you see the water in each photo?|
From top to bottom (and shallowest to deepest), this photo collage shows late September water levels in a pine island (3 inches deep), a marl prairie (10 inches deep), a cypress dome (1.5 ft deep), a pond apple forest (2.3 ft deep) and a refugia pool (??? - probably 4-5 ft deep).