I mean–we had .25″ of rain in 3 months and next thing you know it’s rainy cats and dogs and doesn’t stop.
In the graphic you can see that Portland, Vancouver and Salem all smashed rainfall records for October 12th.
And there are two more amazing things, to me, anyway:
- Portland went from NO rain for the month as of October 11…to 134% of average for the month by the end of the day on October 12, 2012.
- The last time Portland had a day with rain greater than 1.11″? I kept looking back and back and back through our records this year. All the way back to January to find a day wetter than October 12th. Now that’s a rare way to start the rainy season!
Here’s the breakdown on that part of the story:
I hope you and yours have a great rainy season. I’m sure your lawn already is…