There Goes the Rain?

Written by Editorial Staff Category: Valley News Issue: November 2018
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By the end of September, the Valley was on pace for its driest year since 2011, and third-driest over the last 29 years, barring a nice December dumping.

2018 has seemed rainy, what with our wetter than average August and particularly destructive summer monsoon. But all those uprooted trees are illusory – by the end of September, the Valley was on pace for its driest year since 2011, and third-driest over the last 29 years, barring a nice December dumping.

9-Month Precipitation Totals by Year (2009-2018) in inches