Finishing out a dry 2011

The final Heineman-Fleck backyard precip tally for 2011 is 6.03 inches (15.3 cm). That’s 61.5 percent of the long term average, where by “long term” I mean back to 2000. It is the driest year in my record, just a smidge under 2002′s 6.21 inches (15.8 cm). Only two months, October and the just-completed (I take my measurements at 7 a.m.) December:

2011 Heineman-Fleck precip

2011 Heineman-Fleck precip