Water year ends as third-wettest in history

in News/Weather

The region is off to a sluggish start just over a month into the 2023-2024 water year. Then again, the 2022-23 water year didn’t get off to a roaring start, either, and it turned out to be third-wettest year since Turlock Irrigation District began keeping records in 1897.

With 4.13 million acre-feet of runoff, 2023 ranked behind 2017 (4.6 million acre-feet) and 1983 (4.6 million acre-feet).

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