Here comes the rain again: Israel experienced
a particularly rainy November, with rainfall exceeding seasonal averages in many locations across the country.
The Meteorological Service said Sunday that Eilat
alone saw 25 millimeters of rain – 416% more than its average precipitation for the entire winter.
Thunderstorm in Haifa (Photo: Moshe Alenquah)
According to the Meteorological Service's data, November was still warmer than average, topping seasonal readings by 1-2 degrees. September and October were also warmer than usual – also by 1-2 degrees.
The data suggested that 133mm of rain fell in Tel Aviv in November, exceeding the area's average by 115%; 60mm of rain fell in Jerusalem (+87%), 288mm of rain fell in Haifa (+220%) and some 78mm of rain fell in the Negev, exceeding the area's average by 120%.
Still, precipitation in the greater Dead Sea
area, the southern Coastal Plain and the Judea Mountains fell short of the seasonal average.