South Florida wet season facts

South Florida Wet Season Facts
• On average, South Florida's wet season begins around May 20 and ends around October 13, lasting for about 21 weeks.
• Typically, about two-thirds of annual rains fall during the wet season, or approximately 35 inches out of 52 inches.
• June is usually South Florida's wettest month.
• Since 1932, virtually all wet seasons have produced 2 to 4 feet of rainfall.
• The wet season has three general phases:
o Memorial Day weekend through July 4 weekend, which are typically the wettest six weeks of the year.
o Early July through mid-August, which are hotter and often drier.
o Late August through October, which are characterized by highly variable rainfall mainly due to tropical activity and cold fronts.

Source-- South Florida Water Management District

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