April 30, 2009

Categories: Growing Daffodils, Weather and Temperature

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Whilst 11″ of rain is significant in Houston you may be interested that parts of the West Coast of New Zealand had over a metre (39 1/2″) of rain on Monday and Tuesday alone this week. Thats more rain than we get in a year and its only about a direct 150 miles from here. As a result the Rangitata River on the east coast was running 15 times its normal volume. The West Coast is used to coping with rain in such volumes.

One response to “Rain”

  1. Bob Spotts, California Bob Spotts says:

    I cannot comprehend such a downpour! 11 inches is the average annual rainfall here in Oakley; 39.5 inches would be three and one-half years of rain falling in two days! I love the South Island’s scenic West Coast, but I don’t plan to go there during April.
    At 03:25 AM 4/30/2009, David Adams wrote: