Our weekly report of the rain and the level of the Kineret -
As of January 9 (12 Teves) 228 millimeters of rain had
fallen in the Jerusalem area during the current season
(August 1 to date). It is still raining, too. This represents 110% of the average
rainfall for this period and 42% of the average rainfall for
the entire season in the Jerusalem area which is 537 mm.
In most of the country the rainfall ahead of average
rainfall for the period. The main rain months are December, January and February, so it is mostly ahead of us.
The current level of the Kinneret is -211.1 meters below
sea level, which now just over 2 meters below the full red line of -208.8 meters.
It rose a very nice 43 cm. over the past week. It might fill up this year, be"H. Relatively little water is taken out as the bulk of Israel's drinking water comes from desalination. Keep davening.
Lightning over Jerusalem photographed by Moshe
Klukowski for the Israel Meteorological Services, Oct 14,