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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Wet Start to Year Eases Some Drought Concerns

Wet Start to Year Eases Some Drought Concerns

South Florida has experienced an abnormally wet start to the year.

The South Florida Water Management District, which manages water resources in sixteen counties across the Southern half of the state, reported earlier this month, in a press release, that all areas under its supervision had recorded rainfall totals above average in the “dry season” that begins each year. While restrictions for landscape irrigation remain in place – residents in most areas may water their lawns two days per week – lawns should withstand the heat of the summer months as we enter the “rainy season.” Typically, South Florida experiences frequent, and sometimes heavy, rainfall between June and October. Top irrigation businesses in the area, including leading irrigation west palm beach companies, can help area residents in numerous ways, such as repairing broken sprinkler heads, moving and adjusting heads to improve sprinkler coverage, installing water-saving devices like rainswitches and more.

Customers in the region can ensure that their lawns remain healthy and green, regardless of precipitation levels, by keeping their sprinkler systems well maintained. Sprinkler companies across the area can perform periodic wet checks on people’s irrigation systems to fix broken pipes, malfunctioning valves, broken heads, clogged nozzles and other common issues. Call licensed and insured companies to repair issues with sprinklers lake worth, as well as delray beach sprinklers, sprinklers boca raton, west palm beach sprinklers and more.

Although above-average rainfall in the first five months of the year has made drought conditions less likely for the year, consumers can still take steps to conserve water for the good of the environment and their bottom lines. Homeowners and communities across South Florida can upgrade and improve their sprinkler systems in a number of ways to make their systems more efficient and eco-friendly. For the cost of a service call, homeowners can get their sprinkler systems adjusted and reviewed by professional firms in the area. Professionals can move and adjust heads to give customers proper coverage and distribution of irrigation. Installing a rainswitch or smart clock can prevent unnecessary irrigation. Consumers should strive to get broken pipes and broken heads fixed as quickly as possible to minimize wasted water.

Link to SFWMD press release.