To get off to a quick start.
|This mega-chart shows weekly (top), monthly (middle) and water year (bottom) rainfall totals for south Florida, all in inches.|
And not just because of the wet winter (i.e. see January above) ...
Thus keeping the wetland water table high deep into spring.
But because May rains have been above average, too.
Six inches of May rainfall have been recorded across south Florida with a full week to go. The long-term norm for May is closer to 4 inches.