From the St. Johns River Water Management District
Data collected by the St. Johns River Water Management District shows that March rainfall was below average districtwide, with a zone of very low rainfall in Lake, Marion and portions of Volusia County. A full report outlining changing hydrological conditions was presented at today’s Governing Board meeting.
- Abnormally dry conditions in Brevard and Indian River counties remain but are less extensive. Indian River County had the lowest 12-month rainfall total, with 46 inches of rain.
- Marion, Putnam, and Alachua counties had the highest 12-month rainfall totals, each receiving between 61 and 63 inches of rain.
- Overall, rainfall totals from the previous 12 months remain more than 4 inches above average.
For additional hydrologic data or to learn more about the district’s data collection program, visit www.sjrwmd.com/data.