As The City dries off from a series of historic storms, San Francisco is off to its wettest start to a water year in a half century.
The National Weather Service Bay Area on Monday shared 115-day rainfall totals — which just so happens to span from the start of the water year on Oct. 1 through Monday — and revealed that only seven other water years have experienced more rain to start a year than this one.
Even though we're in a dry spell San Francisco rainfall for the water year to date since Oct 1, 2022 thru today Jan 23 still holding in top ten wettest water years to date (8th wettest) since 1849. Pales comp to 36.65" rain, a 14.80" rainfall lead in 1861-1862 water year to date. pic.twitter.com/hyt02fX7ob— NWS Bay Area 🌉 (@NWSBayArea) January 23, 2023