Rainfall in November Keeping Up with Historical Average

Rainfall in November Keeping Up with Historical Average

South Florida has received a typical amount of rainfall in November.

According to data, rainfall amounts in the Palm Beaches have kept pace with typical levels for the month. Although some pockets across the county have likely exceeded the monthly average and others have experienced below-average rainfall for the month, the November rains have kept many lawns looking verdant and healthy. The area has received roughly 4.6” of rain so far this month, near the average of 4.76” for November.

Some people across the area have turned off their sprinkler systems amid the wet weather. In many locations across the area, such as Boynton Beach, Lake Worth, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Greenacres and West Palm Beach, people have not had to rely upon their sprinklers as much this month. Some have used the wet weather as an excuse to put off service for their sprinklers lake worth. Perhaps they haven’t noticed broken sprinklers because the rainfall this month has masked deficiencies in their irrigation systems.

Although November’s precipitation has not far exceeded the monthly average, the month’s heavy rains and the slightly cooler weather have largely worked in people’s favor across South Florida. People who have sprinkler problems or need a new sprinkler system may want to hire a licensed irrigation delray beach company before drier weather arrives. On average, rainfall tends to decrease during the winter months. Typically, the area receives less than 4” of rain in December, January and February. This decrease in rainfall tends to expose irrigation problems such as poor sprinkler coverage, defective control valves and clogged nozzles.

Consider hiring a professional and reputable sprinkler business in the coming weeks to give your sprinkler system a “tune-up” before the drier weather arrives. Typically, the humidity will decrease as winter arrives, which may lead to plants and grass drying out in the absence of sufficient irrigation. Leading sprinkler companies can help residents across South Florida get their irrigation systems in tip-top working order before the dry weather rolls in.

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