Our weekly report of the rain and the level of the Kineret - 5777.
As of March 23 (25 Adar) 325 millimeters of rain had fallen in the Jerusalem area during the current season (August 1 to date). This represents 63% of the average rainfall for this period and 61% of the average rainfall for the entire season in the Jerusalem area which is 537 mm.
It was a pretty dry winter in Israel. Most places had two-thirds to three quarters of normal rainfall. Fortunately, the bulk of drinking water now comes from desalinaton.
The current level of the Kinneret is about at the lower red line of -213 meters. Up-to-date informatiom was not available.
Sunset in Israel photographed by the Israel Meteorological Services, Jan 10