May 11, 2016

Soggy May

To be sure, we've had wetter Mays (i.e. 2010),

But as a full winter the swamp was about as wet as it gets.

This calendar chart displays water depth in Big Cypress Nat'l Preserve from 1992 to present.

Water levels could continue to drop for a good few weeks,

Until the summer rains start up.

Usually they start around Memorial Day.

1 comment:

Gohydrology said...

I arrived in the swamp during the unusually dry summer of 1998, just before the epic deluge from TS Mitch