MIAMI — For Americans who’ve lived or spent a lot time in elements of the nation aside from Florida, they might be used to experiencing 4 separate seasons throughout the year.
But in South Florida, there are really solely two seasons: the wet — or wet season — and the dry season.
And it looks like by the time we get to the finish of both of them, most South Floridians are anxiously ready for a change in the climate patterns.
The wet season usually begins on May 15t and lasts by way of Oct. 15.
But Mother Nature does not take a look at the calendar so these dates may be different from year to year, give or take a number of days.
Generally, the climate patterns fall into place and every thing is good with the world.
Notice, the phrase “good.”
The wet season this year has introduced South Florida plentiful rainfall with 45.96 inches from mid-May by way of mid-October.
That’s about proper on the nostril the place we needs to be, perhaps solely 1 / 4 of an inch beneath.
June was the wettest month with over 15 inches of precipitation that fell.
Now we’re going into the dry season.
From November by way of April, the Miami space solely receives about 12 inches of rainfall
That might look like so much but really, most of the area’s yearly rainfall happens from May by way of October. The common yearly complete is round 61 inches.
The hurricane season performs a big half in that quantity and although it does not formally finish till the finish of November, the tropics settle down significantly by the finish of October.
Cold fronts are actually in a position to transfer all the manner into South Florida and even into the Florida Straits which implies cooler temperatures and decrease humidity for the space.
That’s why so many individuals love being right here throughout the winter months, our climate is almost good whereas the remainder of the nation is shivering!