Soggy State
It was a soggy year for the Sunshine State

Normally, May and November …

Are the the great state of Florida’s driest months.

Animated map of drought in south Florida

Except not this year.

The reason? Tropical Storm Eta walloped the state with rain in November. Meanwhile, Northern Florida has been wetter than normal thanks to ample spring rains from continental fronts. Most of those fronts didn’t make it to south Florida, but that didn’t offset the wetter than average spring north of the Lake.

Statewide drought levels currently, a month ago and a year ago

What’s ahead?

With the afternoon clouds starting to return to much of the state, the summer soggy season can’t be far away.

Florida wide drought level (red line) compared to the long-term average (dotted white line)

In summary, it’s been a pretty wet run for the Sunshine State.

North Florida is wetter than normal for May
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