Our weekly report of the rain and the level of the Kineret -
As of March 16 (23 Adar) 418.4 millimeters of rain had
fallen in the Jerusalem area during the current season
(August 1 to date). This is 91% of the average
rainfall for this period and 80% of the average rainfall for
the entire season in the Jerusalem area which is 522 mm.
Most of the country has not made up the defecit in rain.
The main rain months are December, January and February, but there is
still rain in March.
The current level of the Kinneret is -210.17 meters below
sea level, which is 1.37 meters below the full red line of -208.8 meters. It rose 3 cm this
Relatively little water is taken out as the bulk of Israel's drinking water comes from desalination.