PALATKA, Fla., March 13, 2018 — February proved to be a dry month for the 18 counties within the St. Johns River Water Management District, with most of the district receiving less than an inch of rain. By comparison, average February rainfall for the district’s southern counties ranged between 2.5 and 3 inches.
The good news: Despite a month of mostly dry weather, 12-month rainfall totals are still above average throughout most of the district.
Rainfall during February followed the trend of below-average rainfall for many counties, with a few exceptions. Highlights:
More information about the district’s hydrological conditions can be found online at www.sjrwmd.com.